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What Successful Women Have Figured Out About Downtime

What Successful Women Have Figured Out About Downtime | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
Women face more pressure at work, especially once they find success. Here's what some have found is crucial about decompressing.
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How To Deal With 5 Common Awkward Conversational Moments

How To Deal With 5 Common Awkward Conversational Moments | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
Always find yourself stuck in awkward moments? Don't get discouragedhere's how to get through them, dignity intact.
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The Confidence Gap

The Confidence Gap | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
Evidence shows that women are less self-assured than men—and that to succeed, confidence matters as much as competence. Here's why, and what to do about it.
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6 Steps To Turn Strangers Into Connections

6 Steps To Turn Strangers Into Connections | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
Networking doesn't have to be a chore. With the right approach, that person sharing the elevator with you could become a future business partner, a...
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The New Subtle Sexism Toward Women in the Workplace

Take it from years of behavioral research: implicit biases have an overwhelmingly negative effect on women in traditionally male professions.
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To Get Honest Feedback, Leaders Need to Ask

To Get Honest Feedback, Leaders Need to Ask | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it

trick At a certain level, people stop just giving it to you.

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The trick to getting honest, effective feedback is the number three: Ask "What are the three things I do well regarding [communication, motivating the team, etc.]?" and "What are the three things I do well regarding [communication, motivating the team, etc.]?"

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How Becoming A Mom Can Actually Help Your Career

How Becoming A Mom Can Actually Help Your Career | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
A career and motherhood aren't mutually exclusive. In fact, having kids can make women more successful.
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Colorado women earn just 78% of what their male counterparts make - Denver Business Journal

Think we've come a long way, baby? Think again. The ratio of what Colorado women make compared to men actually went down in 2012 from 2011.
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5 Steps to Reclaim Your Credibility After You Screw Up

5 Steps to Reclaim Your Credibility After You Screw Up | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
You blew it. And now you need to regain your credibility so people trust you again. Here's how.
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How to Quit Your Procrastination Habit Once And For All

How to Quit Your Procrastination Habit Once And For All | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
The first step is awareness--the rest will follow. Here's how to own up to you procrastination habits, and correct them for good.
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I realize that I was reading this article to procrastinate tackling a writing project this morning….

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The Weirdest Interview Questions Hiring Managers Ask

The Weirdest Interview Questions Hiring Managers Ask | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
What is your least favorite thing about humanity? Glassdoor releases its list of the top oddball interview questions.
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I love what these interview questions say about the company's culture and values!

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How to Get Your Employees to Speak Up - HBR

How to Get Your Employees to Speak Up - HBR | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
When you’re the boss, it’s hard to get candid feedback.
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You're Probably Making These Five Mistakes At Work

You're Probably Making These Five Mistakes At Work | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
How many of these communication fails have you committed? Recognize where you're coming up short--and find out how to change.
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10 Women In Leadership Share Their Secrets To Success

10 Women In Leadership Share Their Secrets To Success | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
These women take responsibility for their successes and failures, and teach us all a thing or two about leadership along the way.
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Sorry, Not Sorry--Why Women Need To Stop Apologizing For Everything

Sorry, Not Sorry--Why Women Need To Stop Apologizing For Everything | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
The video might be selling shampoo, but its message hits close to home. Why are women saying "sorry" for everything?
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Why Fathers Who Split The Housework Raise Ambitious Girls

Why Fathers Who Split The Housework Raise Ambitious Girls | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
When men do traditional "women's work" at home their daughters are more likely to consider broader career goals, a new study reports.
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7 Ways You're Unconsciously Undermining Yourself

7 Ways You're Unconsciously Undermining Yourself | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
You're crushing it everyday at your job. But are you ruining your chances for a promotion by tapping your pen, checking your phone, and being buddies...
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Is It Time To Move On Or Should I Continue To Try For A Promotion?

Is It Time To Move On Or Should I Continue To Try For A Promotion? | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
Leadership coach Lolly Daskal and Psychologist Art Markman help a reader figure out if it's worth sticking it out in hopes of a promotion or if it's...
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Yes, You Do Have Time To Mentor--Here's How To Make The Most Of It

Yes, You Do Have Time To Mentor--Here's How To Make The Most Of It | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
Mentoring is a way to be smart about investing in your future. Here's how to fit it into your busy life.
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Get Out of Your Comfort Zone: A Guide for the Terrified

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone: A Guide for the Terrified | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
It's not easy, but these three tips can help.
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Mid-career women networking a lot less than their male counterparts

Mid-career women networking a lot less than their male counterparts | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
A recent survey of over 240 professionals carried out by law firm Trowers & Hamlins, together with executive search firm …
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Over 80% of professional jobs are obtained through networking. Women who don't network are at a strong disadvantage.

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5 Career Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

5 Career Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
Career experts shed light on the missteps we make without even realizing whether at the office or in the trenches of a job hunt.
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It is human nature to want to be around people who are like you, but you must always think about the message it sends when you align yourself with one group of people.
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3 Destructive Behaviors We Fall Back On When Arguing And How to Fix Them

3 Destructive Behaviors We Fall Back On When Arguing And How to Fix Them | Sponsoring and Mentoring | Scoop.it
Arguments can end in hurt feelings and a loss of respect. Here's how to turn your disagreements into learning experiences.
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