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Women Leaders Speak: Q&A with Melissa Rosenthal Brenner, SVP of Digital Media for the National Basketball Association

Tania Yuki | Posted 10.05.2015 | Business
Tania Yuki

Don't be afraid to delegate. Listen to your co-workers. Be open to dialogue but trust in your decisions. Know what you don't know. As Senior Vice P...

Leadership Redefined: The Time Is Now

The Modern Femme Movement | Posted 09.24.2015 | Women
The Modern Femme Movement

Being a leader is not a title held only by the smartest and the fittest. Sadly most people, especially women, don't see themselves as leaders simply because they don't manage a company, organization or teams of people. However, those same people are parents, partners, volunteers, family members, and friends. All of those roles have a leadership component to them one way or another.

3 Mistakes Leaders Avoid

Miriam Linderman | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business
Miriam Linderman

However, you and I also want to serve our inner calling, and for that, we need to put on a saddle and go through some paces.

Like a Boss: The Rise of Carly Fiorina

Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq. | Posted 09.22.2015 | Women
Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq.

She represented every woman who had ever felt marginalized but kept her cool and her dignity. While some pundits called for her to be more cutting, she left the debate stage with a firm grasp on the moral high ground in that back and forth.

Is Perfectionism Robbing Women of Their Fairytale Career?

Marion Chamberlain | Posted 09.02.2015 | Business
Marion Chamberlain

What can we do to help women move into top management positions? Well, it may require us to move beyond just pointing the finger at antiquated leadership structures (i.e. hierarchical, old boys' club, etc.) and offering cookie-cutter women's leadership development programs.

Women Leaders Speak: Q&A With Gayle Fuguitt, CEO and President of the Advertising Research Foundation

Tania Yuki | Posted 09.01.2015 | Business
Tania Yuki

Gayle Fuguitt became CEO and President of The Advertising Research Foundation in April 2013. During her 2 1/2 years at the helm, Gayle -- the first woman to lead this 79-year-old organization -- has built a legacy of new insight.

How Trust Gets You in Trouble: 6 Alternatives You Can Use Instead

Thuy Sindell | Posted 08.31.2015 | Business
Thuy Sindell

"I don't trust you..." It's the sentence we all dread. How can someone not trust me? I'm a good person. Trust is one of those incredibly loaded words. What trust means to one person may mean something else to someone else.

Refocusing Boy Scouts Post-SCOTUS: Making Global Citizens

Stephan Said | Posted 08.17.2015 | Politics
Stephan Said

With its many millions of youth aspiring to such a forward thinking global citizenship, the potential of Scouting in today's rapidly changing world landscape cannot be underestimated, and should be maximized.

How to Operationalize Your Women's Leadership Strategy

Jeffery Tobias Halter | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Jeffery Tobias Halter

For your Integrated Women's Leadership Strategy to succeed, you need to engage the Four Most Important Business Functions to operationalize and execute the plan with a sense of urgency.

The Summer Wind of Change

Write for the Future | Posted 08.01.2015 | College
Write for the Future

The summers I knew were gone. Instead of flip flops, I wore sensible pumps. Instead of immersing my toes in the cool waters of the Atlantic Ocean, I dipped my feet into adulthood.

Supporting Women of Color in the Workplace

Brennon Marcano | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
Brennon Marcano

While many have written substantively about what women and women of color can do to help each other and "lean in" in the workplace, there's been little focus on the important role men play in creating equitable work environments.

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.