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6 Ways To Be More Assertive In The Workplace

SELF | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Demonstrate that you're completely in the moment by fearlessly listening, acknowledging cues in a conversation, and asking for clarification when you need it. Don't be afraid to ask questions. It shows you're unafraid to both acknowledge you didn't understand something and get the insight you need.


Marcia Liss | Posted 08.11.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Why Soul Time Is Important for Women in Love and Life

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 08.08.2014 | Women
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

By their very nature, women are nurturers and tend to give out more than they receive. Soul time is important for women to stay connected within. If women can make soul time a part of their daily life they will have happier lives and be more fulfilled in their relationships.

How Collaboration Is the New Competition

Julie Barnes | Posted 08.07.2014 | Business
Julie Barnes

Women are finding that becoming a part of like-minded communities results in a whole new level of opportunities for career and life fulfillment.

Where's the Love, Twittersphere?

Erin Dullea | Posted 08.05.2014 | Women
Erin Dullea

I must admit: I am feeling very alone in the Twittersphere right now. Sometimes it feels like a chess game and -- like chess -- I am ignorant as to s...

Why People Are More Likely To Lie To Women

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.01.2014 | Women

Over the last 17 years, Professor Laura Kray noticed that a striking number of female MBA students complained about being lied to during the negotiati...

Be a Wonderful Friend... to Yourself

Katie Kempner | Posted 07.30.2014 | Women
Katie Kempner

Be your own best friend. I know it sounds incredibly corny, and yet it really is true. Because in reality, the only person you are absolutely guaranteed to go through life with and the only person that you truly know you can always count on, is yourself... so treat yourself with the care.

The SHEvolution Is Coming

Faith Popcorn | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business
Faith Popcorn

This trend is changing the world, and I'm thrilled. At first, it tiptoes in quietly. On stilettos. Then suddenly and seemingly out of nowhere, comes its deafening blast. Women are rising. Never before have we so aggressively, efficiently, fearlessly and successfully pursued our goals.

5 Tips For Developing Compelling Content

Anjali Varma | Posted 07.24.2014 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

A common excuse for not blogging is "I have nothing to blog about." However, if you run a business and cater to a customer base you do have something to talk about! It might take a bit of creativity, but the content is there.

Determination Defined: The Carmen Rodriguez Story

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 07.12.2014 | Impact
Ola Ojewumi

The lesson to learn from the "Carmen Rodriguez Story" is that through hard work and dedication you can achieve your personal goals. Though life may hand you obstacles, you can turn them into opportunities.

How to Say "No" While Laughing Along the Way

Katherine Wintsch | Posted 07.09.2014 | Women
Katherine Wintsch

I was stopped in my tracks one day when a client asked me "what I did for fun" outside the office. It was the ONLY question he had all day that I couldn't answer.

Here's to the Real Prince Charmings

Katie Kempner | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Katie Kempner

Smarts, a sense of humor, a good heart and a willingness to go through the rough parts of life are the relationships that are able to withstand the very many unsexy moments of real life. And the knowledge that great relationships take work. The good kind of work. The rewarding kind.

White House Newsflash: Wage Gap Rages On! Now What Can We Do About It?

Ravishly | Posted 07.07.2014 | Women

Though men can also be seen as unlikeable when they make aggressive demands, it's only women who suffer for it: people are less inclined to want to work with them -- either as coworkers, bosses or subordinates.

Working for Our Working Families

Maria Shriver | Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact
Maria Shriver

Today only 20 percent of U.S. families have a working father and a stay-at-home mother. Instead, two thirds of families depend either partly or wholly on the wages of working women, and many of those families are barely making it. Fully 42 million women in this country and the 28 million kids who depend on them are teetering on or over the brink of poverty.

I'm a Feminist and I Want to Get Married: Please Don't Judge Me

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 08.06.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

It seems something happened during the female march from rolling pins to corner offices, and I'm not entirely sure it's worth celebrating: marriage became the new dirty word for the modern woman.

Having It All... For Now

Linda S. Haase | Posted 08.03.2014 | Parents
Linda S. Haase

I cannot describe the unmitigated relief I felt when Jenna was three and scraped her knee at the playground. Both Joel and I were there -- but she sobbed for her Mommy.

POLL: Do You Feel Confident At Work?

Posted 06.02.2014 | MarloThomas

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Women Need To 'Think About Kids,' Says Male Tennis Star

AP | Posted 05.30.2014 | Women

PARIS (AP) — Ernests Gulbis says he hopes his two younger sisters don't become professional tennis players because women need "to think about kids."...

Laura Bassett

Pelosi Will Hit The Road To Rally Single Women Voters | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

The fate of the Democrats in November's midterm elections will depend heavily on voter turnout -- particularly among unmarried women, who are historic...

Female Leaders Are More Effective Than 'Macho' Ones

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 05.23.2014 | Women

Satisfaction with political leaders worldwide stands at 30 percent. Eighty percent of world's political leaders are men. Coincidence? A new survey...

Taking The Lead On Women's Public Health

Saundra Pelletier | Posted 07.15.2014 | Impact
Saundra Pelletier

At WomanCare Global, we empower women to choose whether and when they'll have children. We want to ensure that every aspect of the supply chain has been audited and addressed.

Engineering a Corporate Board Seat

Keven Bellows | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
Keven Bellows

Throughout her career, Debra L. Reed has been a champion for diversity. Under her leadership Sempra has achieved more diversity than any other utility in the country, with more women and people of color hired, trained and promoted.

Moms and Work: A Mother's Day State of the Union

Sara Sutton Fell | Posted 05.08.2014 | Business
Sara Sutton Fell

Ah, Mother's Day. As it happens, my husband's birthday and my youngest son's birthday are two days apart, this year bookending Mother's Day, and simul...

A Thin Margin for Error

Erin Warhol | Posted 07.06.2014 | Women
Erin Warhol

Our foremothers didn't blaze the trail so that I could become a stressed-out, harried, working mom, speeding her way through life, putting herself and others in danger. That humbling truth landed with a sting. My margin for error was too tight. I was not thriving, I was barely surviving.

Yale Law Women Releases 2014 Top Ten Family Friendly Firms List

Jessica Merry Samuels | Posted 06.22.2014 | Women
Jessica Merry Samuels

In comparing the results of the student and alumni surveys, both future as well as current lawyers see billable hour requirements as a major factor in a firm's level of family friendliness