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Creating the Best Workplace

Creating the Best Workplace | Female Leadership | Scoop.it

"...authenticity and effective leadership.  Simply put, people will not follow a leader they feel is inauthentic. But the executives we questioned made it clear that to be authentic, they needed to work for an authentic organization."

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What did these leaders mean by an authentic organization? Read about it now.

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Even Among Harvard Graduates, Women Fall Short of Their Work Expectations

Even Among Harvard Graduates, Women Fall Short of Their Work Expectations | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Both sexes have ambitious goals for their career and family life, and entrenched factors seem to hold many women back.  Noteworthy information to read now...

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Rethink What You “Know” About High-Achieving Women

Rethink What You “Know” About High-Achieving Women | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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A survey of Harvard Business School graduates sheds new light on what happens to women—and men—after business school.  Provocative  data you can now read.

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Why Some Women Negotiate Better Than Others

Why Some Women Negotiate Better Than Others | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
It starts with understanding how to handle gender and professional identities.
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From the article: "It starts with understanding how to handle gender and professional identities." Now is the time to read...

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2095: The year of gender equality at work, maybe

2095: The year of gender equality at work, maybe | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Excerpt: "According to the Global Gender Gap Report 2014,  the gender gap for economic participation and opportunity now stands at 60% worldwide, having closed by 4% from 56% in 2006.  Based on this trajectory, with all else remaining equal, it will take 81 years for the world to close this gap completely.  Read more now...

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Want to Move up the Corporate Ladder? You Need a Career Map

Want to Move up the Corporate Ladder? You Need a Career Map | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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From the article: The success of your career map is contingent on having strong communications skills, self confidence and the discipline to stick to and adjust your plan as needed. My goal is to empower women to rise above the sticky floor and crash through the glass...

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You Do You: Why Women In Leadership Should Just Be Themselves

You Do You: Why Women In Leadership Should Just Be Themselves | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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From the article:  “The women I see succeeding bring their whole self to it,” says Annis. “They’re empowered, and they’re driven by their values. The key is really to be authentic.” Now read the full interview with Barbara Annis -- a gender intelligence expert and the Chair Emeritus of the Women’s Leadership Board at Harvard Kennedy School.  Read more now....


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The Best Leaders Are Insatiable Learners

The Best Leaders Are Insatiable Learners | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Do you have excuses for being bored?  Learn more now.....

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Even When Women Ask for a Raise, They Don’t Ask for Enough

Even When Women Ask for a Raise, They Don’t Ask for Enough | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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When it comes to increasing your ask, there is a vast gap between wishy-washy and assertive. Now is the time to read more on how to up your expectations.

 

 

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It’s Time for a New Discussion on “Women in Leadership”

It’s Time for a New Discussion on “Women in Leadership” | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Is there an opportunity to shift the focus away from the fairness and equality and toward opportunity and profit? Read this provocative article now.

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How to Close the Confidence Gap for Women

How to Close the Confidence Gap for Women | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Competence and confidence are equal contributors to career success, but when it comes to confidence, women are at a distinct and significant disadvantage.

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In focus: women in business

In focus: women in business | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Focus of this article series shares research and experts to provide opinions or comment on the glass ceilings confronting women in the workplace, the challenges and obstacles facing female entrepreneurs, the lack of women in STEM careers and ways to promote diversity across different industries....read more now.

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Don’t Let Your Career Cause Regrets in Your Personal Life

Don’t Let Your Career Cause Regrets in Your Personal Life | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Reflections on the imperfection of work-life balance.  

 

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Managing Yourself: The Paradox of Excellence

Managing Yourself: The Paradox of Excellence | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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New learning experiences and new opportunites  may make you feel uncertain at best and incompetent at worst. Remember that those feelings are temporary and a prelude to greater professional ability.

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Rim Riahi's curator insight, January 28, 11:27 PM

Why is it that so many smart, ambitious professionals are less productive and satisfied than they should or could be? Why do so many of them find their upward trajectories flattening into a plateau? In our experience—Tom’s as a business school...

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Surprising, Disturbing Facts From The Mother Of All Employee Engagement Surveys

Surprising, Disturbing Facts From The Mother Of All Employee Engagement Surveys | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Are you in game or are you happy sitting on the bench?  Now read eye opening Gallup Poll data.

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Executive Women, Finding (and Owning) Their Voice

Executive Women, Finding (and Owning) Their Voice | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Four chief executives describe the importance of taking stands, and of making sure they’re heard.  Learn from CEOs: Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron, Sharon Napier, Jody Greenstone Miller and Jenny Ming.

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Why the career ladder no longer matters

Why the career ladder no longer matters | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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From the article: "In today’s lightning fast, roller-coaster business environment, the concept of solely developing deep expertise in one skillset in order to sequentially climb each rung of the career ladder to get to the top is an anachronism.  Read more....

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Why Some Women Negotiate Better Than Others

Why Some Women Negotiate Better Than Others | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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From the article: "It starts with understanding how to handle gender and professional identities."  Now is the time to read more.....

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Most Powerful Women 2014

Most Powerful Women 2014 | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Fortune's most powerful women  2014 list issued on September 18th, includes a record 24 women CEOs, nearly half the total.  And the highlighted businesswomen command executive suites in tech, finance, agribusiness, aerospace and other sectors.   Fortune editors compile the list based on four criteria:

The size and importance of the woman’s business in the global economyThe health and direction of the businessThe arc of the woman’s careerSocial and cultural influence. Read now and discover these amazing businesswomen leaders...

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How To Tell In 10 Minutes If You're Ready For The Success You Want

How To Tell In 10 Minutes If You're Ready For The Success You Want | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Nine critical steps to take to ensure you are ready for more success and fulfillment in your work and life.  Take the quiz, read and explore..... 

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Leadership Lessons From Admiral Michelle Howard, The Highest Ranking Woman In Naval History

Leadership Lessons From Admiral Michelle Howard, The Highest Ranking Woman In Naval History | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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The highest ranking woman in Naval history spoke with Forbes about innovative teams, how to help employees stay committed, and what she's learned about leadership.

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UNCOMMONWEALTH's curator insight, July 6, 11:08 PM

A Lady and a Leader: The Navy's New  Four Star Boss

Is your organization looking to develop leaders? Visit www.uncommonwealth.us for help.

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Women, Find Your Voice

Women, Find Your Voice | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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 “Stop acting like a facilitator. Start saying what you stand for.”  Excerpt from the article.  Read more now.

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What the Scarcity of Women in Business Case Studies Really Looks Like

What the Scarcity of Women in Business Case Studies Really Looks Like | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Excerpt:  New research finds that sad numbers are only the beginning.  What exactly is the magnitude of the gender case study inequality across all business schools? And what will it take to change this aspect of an educational ecosystem that provides (or withholds) role models and sends signals about who does or does not have “the right stuff” to lead.  Now read more.

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Minority Women Report Downsizing Their Ambitions Because of Bias

Minority Women Report Downsizing Their Ambitions Because of Bias | Female Leadership | Scoop.it

  Read new research about women in the work place now.

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It should be simple: Go to work, work hard, get noticed, and get promoted. But is it ever really that straightforward? 

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Jonathan Kaus's curator insight, April 22, 10:11 AM

This article also has the facts about women and the workplace. This article is more on how discrimination and low pay affects the way women find jobs. This related to HTS because the wife could not find a job because she was a women and the men did not want her working.

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Glass-ceiling update: A snapshot of women in leadership positions

Glass-ceiling update: A snapshot of women in leadership positions | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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 This revised report highlights data and figures that reflect the state of women in key  sectors of industry.  This report goes beyond the original by making comparisons between the general prevalence of women at the top and the frequency with which women appear among many of the sectors’ top performers.  Read more now.

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