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Female Leadership

Female Leadership Is a Must, Not an Option

The EU Women Caucus | Posted 12.15.2014 | World
The EU Women Caucus

The quest for female leaders in order to achieve this fairer representation within the European Union Institutions is placed high on the agenda every 5 years. The problem has been how to keep it there once the elections are over.

Guiding Principles for Success in Life and Business

Andrea Goertz | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Andrea Goertz

Although society seems to be shifting to accommodate the professional woman who also has a family, we still have a ways to go in engendering workplace cultures that value work-life balance.

Women in Charge: A Force for Change on the Global Stage

Deborah Derrick | Posted 10.30.2014 | Impact
Deborah Derrick

As gender-based inequalities continue to pose grave threats to health systems, economies and societies, it's empowering to watch these women fighting for a healthier, more educated and more equal world.

Because #YesAllWomen Will Not Be Enough

Bernadette Lim | Posted 09.15.2014 | Women
Bernadette Lim

As a millennial, I worry that the hashtag is becoming not only the preferred form of social protest, but the only form of social activism and social justice of our generation.

Are the Beliefs of Female Leaders Undermining Their Success?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 08.18.2014 | Women
Michelle McQuaid

The general lack of confidence found in many women means a fixed mindset makes us particularly fragile when it comes to dealing with failure, setbacks and criticism.

Fathers Who Are Redefining Manhood

Ama Yawson | Posted 08.16.2014 | Black Voices
Ama Yawson

Tony Porter, Armond Mosley and others are doing phenomenal work in leading men towards a more holistic definition of manhood.

Boardroom Hokey Pokey: That Dance That Women Do

Kathleen Long | Posted 08.09.2014 | Women
Kathleen Long

For me, as a leader and an executive, what you see is what you get. I either put my whole self in, or I take my whole self out. And yes, sometimes, I shake it all about. For me, that's what it's all about. I'm not apologizing.

College Grads: Should You Work For A Woman?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 07.29.2014 | College
Dr. Peggy Drexler

There will be bad bosses -- male and female. There will also be good bosses -- male and female. College graduates considering choosing a boss based on perception only serves to reinforce certain stereotypes.

Jill Abramson in Her Own Words: Women 'Get Autopsied in Ways Men Don't'

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 07.16.2014 | Media
Joanne Bamberger

Abramson is a former investigative journalist. I suspect she will be using those skills, and her literary connections in the future, to do some writing on what happens to "pushy" broads in powerful positions.

I Am Not a Boss, I Am a Leader

Rosalinda Mercado-Garza | Posted 07.14.2014 | Impact
Rosalinda Mercado-Garza

Growing up, people often called me bossy. I soon realized that they called me bossy because I was determined to succeed and overcome any obstacles that came my way.

What I Learned in My First Year as a Female Startup CEO

Yunha Kim | Posted 06.16.2014 | Technology
Yunha Kim

If you are aggressive, you are a bitch. If you are emotional, you are PMSing. If you are soft, you are too feminine. Whatever way someone finds you, they can always justify it is because you are female.

We're Minding the Gap, But How Do We Close It?

Donna P. Hall | Posted 05.25.2014 | Impact
Donna P. Hall

White males are only 32 percent of the population, but somehow hold almost 80 percent of the seats in Congress. Millionaires are just 4 percent of the American population, but represent more than half of Congress. This disconnect is too great to be ignored.

A New Definition Of Leadership

Josh Misner, Ph.D. | Posted 05.21.2014 | Parents
Josh Misner, Ph.D.

To raise up a generation of leaders, we cannot continue defining leadership solely from a traditionally male perspective. We need to embrace a new definition of leadership that combines the best of all possible worlds.

You Can Call Me Bossy

Rachel Levy Lesser | Posted 05.17.2014 | Women
Rachel Levy Lesser

I've been called bossy before and I am sure I will be called bossy again. I actually take it as a compliment.

Eleven Theorems on Leadership

Elizabeth Filippouli | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics
Elizabeth Filippouli

Our world needs inspiring leaders who will communicate openly to achieve engagement and create ecosystems of trust for progress and development.

5 Areas That Will Continue to Challenge Entrepreneurs in 2014

Kari Warberg Block | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business
Kari Warberg Block

Speaking from experience, being an entrepreneur is a huge responsibility.

Women on Boards: Beyond Gender to Leadership

John Gerzema | Posted 04.16.2014 | Women
John Gerzema

In an open, social and interdependent economy, the skills and competencies required for leading are changing. In other words, this is more about leadership style -- the skills and competencies that corporate America rewards -- as opposed to gender.

Entrepreneurial Advice From Stay-at-Home Mom Turned Millionaire

Ximena N. Beltran | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Ximena N. Beltran

Not even Alli Webb, creator of Drybar, the blowout-only hair salon, imagined her hobby would grow from a mobile business to more than 30 locations across the U.S.

Americans Prefer Male Bosses (Fun Fact: Women Are Better Managers)

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.11.2013 | Business

Even though the evidence is piling up that women tend to be better managers, a larger share of Americans continue to say they'd rather be managed by m...

Women Can Be the Leaders of the Future

Vicki Donlan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Vicki Donlan

The question is, do we really want the next generation to follow and not lead? As a woman in business, I believe women in AMERICA are ready to lead! But, we have to be willing to risk changing the status quo.

Find Your Own Strength: 6 Tips for Women Leaders

Omega Institute | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Omega Institute

When we are riding the waves of life and feel especially tossed and turned by its storms, Elizabeth Lesser beckons us to drop anchor and root firmly in our emotional center of kindness, compassion and interconnectedness.

Janice L. Marturano: Leadership Burnout: A Simple Way to Re-engage

Janice L. Marturano | Posted 11.29.2013 | Business
Janice L. Marturano

Is there a simple way to begin to support leadership development and cultivate the ability to lead with excellence? Happily, there is.

The Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations for Girls

Lori Day | Posted 09.23.2013 | Parents
Lori Day

Here's the thing about girls, and all children, actually: They see no limits to their potential until adults point them out.

Hillary Clinton Challenges Women, Admits More Female Leaders Won't Be Enough

The Huffington Post | Katie Burkhart | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed over 50 female leaders at Bryn Mawr College on Tuesday, encouraging women to "step up and put the...

Barbara Ross Miller: Finding My Inspiration

Barbara Ross Miller | Posted 09.09.2013 | Women
Barbara Ross Miller

I've found my inspiration in other women. Some of them have passed through and others have become a part of my life, either professionally or personally.