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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, 2014 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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Grit—3 Ways to Build Resilience at Work

Grit—3 Ways to Build Resilience at Work | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Grit is the ability to push through barriers and to be extraordinary,  read more from author Joni Wickline.

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6 Innovative Women to Watch in 2015

6 Innovative Women to Watch in 2015 | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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In fields as varied as robotics, finance, biomedical engineering and education, these innovators have taken a decidedly humanistic approach to effecting positive change. It’s a benevolent form of leadership that is driving real results while setting the stage for the next generation of socially conscious entrepreneurs. Keep an eye out for these women and their pioneering work— quote from the entrepreneur article.

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Promoting gender parity in the global workplace | McKinsey & Company

Promoting gender parity in the global workplace | McKinsey & Company | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Increasing the participation of women will lay a foundation for economic prosperity, according to Laura Tyson, University of California, Berkeley, professor and former chair of the US president’s Council of Economic Advisors. A McKinsey Global Institute article.

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Lead From Where You Are And With All That You Have

Lead From Where You Are And With All That You Have | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Everyone has the potential to lead successfully, regardless of the positions or titles they have. Lead from where you are and with all that you have.  Quote from the article by Lolly Daskal, a great read.

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Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant on Women Doing ‘Office Housework’

Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant on Women Doing ‘Office Housework’ | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Women help more (in the office) but benefit less from it. A quote from the article. Read more now...

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What Kind of Leader Do You Want to Be?

What Kind of Leader Do You Want to Be? | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Deciding is the missing step to leading well.- From the article, read more now....

 

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Companies Should Be Required to Disclose Their Gender Stats

Companies Should Be Required to Disclose Their Gender Stats | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Women need to know which companies value them – and which don’t. 

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Embrace a New Leadership Mindset by Facing 8 Critical Realities

Embrace a New Leadership Mindset by Facing 8 Critical Realities | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Now is the time to move from your comfort zone. Developing a new mindset is the first step in reinventing yourself as a leader,  and regaining your competitive advantage, impact and influence. 

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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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Sandra Pickering @opento's curator insight, January 1, 5:16 AM

There is a real need to ensure employees understand what the brand stands for.

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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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4 Qualities That Make an Agile Leader

4 Qualities That Make an Agile Leader | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Recent research has determined the importance of learning agility, a set of leadership behaviors that help drive innovation and a grow a company's bottom line.

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9 of the most inspiring acts of leadership

9 of the most inspiring acts of leadership | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Fortune asked America’s top executives to share their thoughts, and read now what they had to say.

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International Women's Day: Will "Western Women Save the World"?

International Women's Day: Will "Western Women Save the World"? | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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"Western women will save the world," the Dalai Lama, reportedly said five years ago in a panel discussion of Nobel prize winners.  A great place to start reflection for International Women's day celebrated on Sunday, March 8th." 

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Fostering women leaders: A fitness test for your top team

Fostering women leaders: A fitness test for your top team | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Posing five questions can help start a challenging management conversation. A McKinsey Quarterly article.

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Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant on Why Women Stay Quiet at Work

Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant on Why Women Stay Quiet at Work | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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The article highlights the observation that If a man talks in a meeting, he gets heard. A woman just gets interrupted.  Your experience?

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Women and Leadership

Women and Leadership | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Public says women are equally qualified, but barriers persist.  Read now new data from the Pew Research Center survey on women and leadership.  


 

 

 


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Top 11 gender stories of 2014

Top 11 gender stories of 2014 | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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Ten gender equality stories from around the world from 2014. What opportunities will 2015 bring?

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Why Women Are Better Managers Than Men

Why Women Are Better Managers Than Men | Female Leadership | Scoop.it
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U.S. employees with female bosses are more engaged than employees with male bosses. Female managers are also more engaged at work, data from Gallup's Business Journal. 

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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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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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