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The Most Effective Ways to Make It Right When You Screw Up

The Most Effective Ways to Make It Right When You Screw Up | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
Focus on the recipient's perspective, not yours.
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Words to remember: "we often forget what it's like to be on the other side—whether we're trying to apologize, impress, persuade, help, or motivate.  Read more now!

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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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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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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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Tell Me Something I Don't Know About Women in the Workplace

Tell Me Something I Don't Know About Women in the Workplace | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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An overview of the often startling research on female leadership.

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Overcome the Eight Barriers to Confidence

Overcome the Eight Barriers to Confidence | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Achieve your goals this year.  Read more now.

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The Global Rise of Female Entrepreneurs

The Global Rise of Female Entrepreneurs | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Excerpt: Women entrepreneurship has hit the tiping point. The question is: Is it just a passing media fad that will soon be a blip on the radar screen, or is it actually a real, fundamental economic force that’s reshaping the world? I think it’s safe to say that it’s the latter.  Read more about the opportunities and statistics of global female entrepreneurship. 

  
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The science of getting women on boards

The science of getting women on boards | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
Two recent studies show different levels of optimism for how soon boardrooms will truly diversify.
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Excerpt: “Part of the issue is getting stuck in old-school thinking, turning to the usual pool of suspects rather than saying it’s a business imperative to add more women.” Read more  now.

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Ambitious Women Face More Obstacles than Just Work-Life Balance

Ambitious Women Face More Obstacles than Just Work-Life Balance | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
The reasons women don't reach the top go beyond having it all and leaning in.
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Excerpt: "The truth is — as many have pointed out — that lots of ambitious people, male and female, make personal choices that take them off the path of leadership. It’s also true that women are often gently but firmly nudged off this path more frequently than men, when work and family invariably clash. And that is a problem. Not just for the women, but for the companies missing out on the benefits o fdiversity and the economy that's not playing with a full talent deck." 

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Women and the Economics of Equality

Women and the Economics of Equality | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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If women in the United States, Japan, and Egypt were employed at the same rates as men, the GDPs of those countries would be higher by 5%, 9%, and 34%, respectively. So how can countries increase women’s economic participation? This article examins that question by evaluating more than 100 countries on two measures: the policies they had in place to support women, such as those guaranteeing access to education and credit, and the economic achievements of women there, including their level of participation in the workforce and employment in high-level jobs. The article provides an interactive matrix that depicts how countries stack up.  Read more now....

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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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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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The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014

The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014 | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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These seven innovators are having a major influence on technology, healthcare and the government. Their ideas are changing the ways we do businessand addressing broader issues of national security, gender bias, world poverty and the state of the startup community at large.  Now is the time to read about them....

 
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Five New Year’s Resolutions Every Leader Should Make

Five New Year’s Resolutions Every Leader Should Make | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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In the upcoming  year,  there will be a new war for talent: not yesteryear’s broad-based need for all top talent but an increasing demand for the right kind of talent.  The Center for Talent  and Innovation (CTI) research spotlights five ways leaders can leverage and develop diverse talent that confers a competative edge.

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The Eight Archetypes of Leadership

The Eight Archetypes of Leadership | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
Which kind of leader are you?
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Excerpt: "Although the ghost of the Great Man still haunts leadership studies, most of us have recognized by now that successful organizations are the product of distributive, collective, and complementary leadership. The first step in putting together such a team is to identify each member of the team’s personality makeup and leadership style, so that strengths and competences can be matched to particular roles and challenges. Getting this match wrong can bring misery to all concerned and cause considerable damage." Read now the article and identify archetypes.

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Be Seen as a Leader

Be Seen as a Leader | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Excerpt: "When a new work group forms, people often make snap judgments about who is qualified to lead. If the players don’t already know one another, they tend to afford status to teammates on the basis of factors such as age, gender, race, attractiveness, and rank.  Anyone, the authors say, can achieve higher status and more influence by getting in the right mind-set before engaging with new teammates.


There are three psychological states that can increase the optimism, confidence, and proactive behavior that people associate with leaders: promotion focus (defined as a focus on goals and positive outcomes), happiness, and a feeling of power. And all it takes to help you enter one of these states is a simple five-minute exercise before starting a group task: Write about your ambitions or a time when you felt happy or powerful. The authors report that study subjects who did exactly that were more likely than others to speak up, steer decision making, and be viewed by their teammates as leaders—both in initial group meetings and in follow-up meetings."  Now read more...

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How Women Respond to Frustration at Work, and Why

How Women Respond to Frustration at Work, and Why | Female Leadership | Scoop.it

November 5, 2013

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Do women feel more frustration, or just express their feelings more?

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