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Top 3 Leadership Attributes Women Need in the 21st Century

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

A 2015 study found that the majority of the American public agrees that women are as capable and qualified for corporate leadership as men are. But as we all know, at the end of the day, that vote of confidence hasn't resulted in gender equality in top leadership positions.

The Terrible Fallout of Self-Criticism

Miriam Linderman | Posted 07.22.2015 | Women
Miriam Linderman

One of the biggest hurdles to self-confidence is that unrelenting, critical inner voice, that habitual rake-you-over-the-coals-just-for-breathing jeer that keeps you small, invisible and ashamed. Your inner voice needs to be your champion and advocate, not your persecutor.

92nd Street Y and Ellevate Network Launch Video Series to Give Voice to Women Leaders

Ellevate | Posted 07.23.2015 | Women

92nd Street Y and Ellevate Network announce the launch of their dynamic "Women Who Lead" video series, spotlighting women leaders in business, finance, technology and media. The series features Ellevate Network's Chair, Sallie Krawcheck and other female executives.

Why Good Leaders Need to Be Un-Reasonable

Terrie Upshur-Lupberger | Posted 07.13.2015 | Business
Terrie Upshur-Lupberger

When was the last time you heard a politician or company leader say, "I apologize; I didn't keep the promise I made to you." Instead, they (and we) offer a litany of reasons why the result didn't happen and it always involves how other people or circumstances got in the way.

Is Too Much Professionalism Harming Your Career?

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

My clients often fear that if they show their true selves at work and reveal to their peers the fun sides of their personalities, they won't be taken seriously. If your professionalism makes you feel stymied, then you've probably taken it a bit too far.

Mirror Neurons Do WHAT?

Alexia Parks | Posted 07.03.2015 | Politics
Alexia Parks

Just like it "takes two to tango," it takes the dynamic synergy of men and women working together to make the changes Sanders calls for in his speeches.

Evolution of a Writer: An Interview With Elizabeth Gilbert

Omega Institute | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

Elizabeth Gilbert, the best-selling author of Eat, Pray, Love, The Signature of All Things, and the forthcoming Big Magic, speaks with Omega about her...

Naked Leadership

Julie Rae Burke | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Rae Burke

Being a CEO is a lot like stripping for your partner. It's a dance -- how much should you reveal and how quickly? And what about your personal tone...

8 Characteristics of Great Leaders

Alex Pirouz | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Alex Pirouz

Good leadership is essential to business, to government and to the numerous groups and organisations that shape the way we live, work and play. Having a great idea, and assembling a team to bring that concept to life is the first step in creating a successful business venture.

3 Reasons Women Don't Act on Their Brilliant Ideas--and What to Do About It

Teawna Pinard | Posted 06.23.2015 | Women
Teawna Pinard

Many of us have no trouble recognizing brilliance in others yet cannot see our own brilliance and act on it. Make this the day that you commit to one of your big ideas.

Beyond the Punditry, an Optimistic View Into the Future of Reflective Democracy

Donna P. Hall | Posted 06.19.2015 | Politics
Donna P. Hall

We're not even half way through 2015, and already, pundits are offering up predictions of the Senate seats that will switch parties, the state-by-state margin of victory of yet-to-be-nominated Hillary Clinton, and the likelihood of the "Bernie Sanders effect" on suppressing progressive Democratic votes.

Is Culture of Overwork Behind Women's Stalled Advancement?

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

The speculated reason why fewer women than men reach the leadership ranks has changed over time. From the early to mid-1990s, most explanations for the discrepancy at the top pointed to sexism and sexual harassment of women, according to research from Harvard Business School (HBS).

What Will Make or Break You as a Leader: Monetizing Your Leadership Brand

Ellevate | Posted 06.04.2015 | Women

Your peers need to view your leadership with the right combination of humility and confidence. This is no easy task. Back to that sandbox. Ask yourself if you protect and covet your turf or if you understand that your efforts and contribution are interdependent on your peers.

A Manifesto for Women as Agents of Peace

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 06.02.2015 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

Men and women who have not had opportunities to question gender roles, beliefs and cultural/religion roots, cannot change them. Women who are not aware of their rights cannot claim them.

Transforming the Healthcare Industry Through the Power of the Purse

Sylvia Ann Hewlett | Posted 05.29.2015 | Women
Sylvia Ann Hewlett

The conventional definition of health -- and how, in turn, that shapes healthcare -- is about to change in a big way. We have women to thank.

Unconscious Gender Bias: Everyone's Issue

Lisa Marie Jenkins | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Lisa Marie Jenkins

I have been on a quest for two years to understand this million dollar question: Why do women in developed countries still only hold approximately 14% of all leadership roles? I've finally discovered the answer!

Resilient Leadership for a Resilient World

Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson | Posted 05.27.2015 | Education
Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson

These skills need to be fostered in this year's graduates and those that follow in the years to come if they are to successfully take on and conquer the challenges before them and those that will arise.

Why the Women's Movement May Fail (Again)

Lori J. Bertman | Posted 05.27.2015 | Women
Lori J. Bertman

As we head into the 21st century, the women's movement is in need of a serious makeover. Let's stop talking about empowerment like women aren't already powerful, and accept the diversity that each woman brings to the discussion. This will create a critical mass of voices across industries and political affiliations that will be able to ignite real, sustainable leadership and change!

A Single Mom's Guide To Career Advancement

Jenn Lyons | Posted 05.20.2015 | Parents
Jenn Lyons

While there is much debate if working mothers can "have it all," single moms go out and "make it happen." There is no other option.

Celebrating the Future Of Female Leadership With Today's Women Leaders

Anna Maria Chavez | Posted 05.19.2015 | Women
Anna Maria Chavez

Troop Capitol Hill gives Girl Scouts everywhere a sense of being directly connected to their leaders in Congress, and each troop member serves as a role model for girls across America.

The Downfall of Quitting My Job Too Early

Melissa J. Nixon | Posted 05.19.2015 | Women
Melissa J. Nixon

Have you ever thought about quitting your job? I mean really just packing up and walking out because either you had enough or maybe the dream in your heart was ready to burst out that you thought it was time to move on?

Fighting Tooth and Nail: What Is Still Holding Today's Female Business-Owner Back

Carole Ellis | Posted 06.01.2015 | Small Business
Carole Ellis

Successful, driven women are entering the small-business world in droves, but something is still holding them back.

The Business of Boxing: What I Learned From Mayweather

Melissa J. Nixon | Posted 05.14.2015 | Women
Melissa J. Nixon

I don't know about you but I would love 8 million dollars right about now. I would consider my own self crazy if I turned down a deal like that. However, unlike most, Mayweather saw the bigger picture for his dream and his career. I'm sure in that season of his career as he came closer to making his decision and even made the bigger announcement Mayweather:

5 Ways to Stop Bad Attitudes About Women in Power

Tabby Biddle | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women
Tabby Biddle

Do you ever wonder if you sometimes keep yourself small because you are afraid of your actual power? Do you ever wonder if you silence yourself and mute your opinion so that you will be "likeable" and not mistaken for a "bitch"? Do you ever wonder what it would be like to actually own your power?

Real Models, not Role Models and Why I Needed Sally Field

Margaret Ruvoldt | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Margaret Ruvoldt

A personal hero of mine for many years has been Sally Field. I was thrilled to hear her speak at the conference and have the opportunity to meet her.