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Women and Confidence

The Solution to Achieving Gender Diversity: Value Yin AND Yang

Caroline Turner | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Caroline Turner

When asked why women do not make it to the top of business proportionally, most people think first of their role in the family, a real and important issue.

Women's Lack Of Confidence Doesn't Cause Inequality. Sexism Does.

Amanda Duberman | Posted 06.16.2014 | Women
Amanda Duberman

We cannot treat a lack of confidence as an involuntary affliction to be tiptoed around, or as an irrational response women just need to get over already. Especially when confidence is not just a prerequisite for a job, but a requirement of the job itself. 

Most Women More Confident In Their 50s Than In Their 20s

Daily Mail | Bianca London | Posted 03.13.2014 | Fifty

The old saying goes that life begins at 40, but now British women are feeling more fit and fabulous in their fifth decade, it seems. After a lifeti...

Peggy Nolan: The Frazzled Woman's Guide to Self-Care

Peggy Nolan | Posted 10.12.2013 | Women
Peggy Nolan

I didn't think I was important enough to be on my own priority list. Most of the time, I was waiting for life to give me an engraved invitation to participate... until I learned that no invitation was ever necessary.

Confidence Helps Women Business Owners Take Flight

Nell Merlino | Posted 07.06.2013 | Women
Nell Merlino

A friend of mine who teaches people how to fly told me there is a big difference between her male and female students. Male students almost always need to get their skill level up to their confidence level, while female students inevitably need to get their confidence level up to their skill level.

4 Tips for Saying "No" with Power and Grace

Women & Co | Posted 06.24.2013 | Business
Women & Co

The way we deliver our message is as important as the message itself. Our goal is to deliver our message in a way that is full of warmth, empathy and appreciation for the other person because, everything else being equal, we'd rather be nice than not. Here are four tips to help you say "no."

The Confidence Game

Devon Corneal | Posted 07.28.2012 | Parents
Devon Corneal

I'd like to know what would happen if we all stopped doubting ourselves, and decided to feed only our inner confident mom.

Taking My Body for A Walk

Kate Fridkis | Posted 07.02.2012 | Women
Kate Fridkis

I wondered if I shouldn't have dressed my body in something so revealing. Maybe it wasn't the right body for that. It didn't have a lot of the things bodies that look sexy in revealing things have.

Peacock Men

Natasha Scripture | Posted 07.02.2012 | Women
Natasha Scripture

So what if he seemed to strut, not walk, around in his fancy leather jacket? Or zoom around town in his brand new Porsche, which was only the color of the Mediterranean Sea at dusk?

Why Would You Want to Cut Yourself?

Melissa Gerstein | Posted 06.25.2012 | Parents
Melissa Gerstein

Although she may have gold medals and more success than many of us will ever have, Amanda Beard is just like many girls who are fighting through pain while striving for self confidence.

How Worthy Are You Feeling Today?

Erin Joy Henry | Posted 06.10.2012 | Women
Erin Joy Henry

Over the years, I've noticed two very common threads that weave their way through just about every conversation between women.

Ask for What You Want!

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 05.28.2012 | Women
Rebecca Shambaugh

If we don't ask for what we want, we will never know what we can really have.

Brag, Dammit!

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 03.20.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

As one more reminder why you still see more men than women in the corporate suites, there's this: women don't exaggerate nearly enough.