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Fighting for Human Dignity and Women's Equality: Interview with Margot Wallstrom

Fighting for Human Dignity and Women's Equality: Interview with Margot Wallstrom | Successful women | Scoop.it
Women have to be involved in peace processes as negotiators, mediators and signatories of peace agreements. They have to be represented in political life.
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Role model series: Margot Wallstrom

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How to smash the glass ceiling from both sides: The steps women and leaders can take

How to smash the glass ceiling from both sides: The steps women and leaders can take | Successful women | Scoop.it
Smashing the glass ceiling once and for all will take both women and men doing their part
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The glass ceiling viewed from both ends...

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Internationally acclaimed barrister Amal Alamuddin marries an actor - The Business Woman Media

Internationally acclaimed barrister Amal Alamuddin marries an actor - The Business Woman Media | Successful women | Scoop.it
Amal Alamuddin, a 36 year old London-based dual-qualified English barrister and New York litigation attorney marries actor names George Clooney.
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How Women In Tech Are Changing The Game

How Women In Tech Are Changing The Game | Successful women | Scoop.it
Proof that female tech leaders are empowering the next generation and supporting each other in their careers and goals.
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How women can support women...

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Do Women Need More Sleep than Men?

Do Women Need More Sleep than Men? | Successful women | Scoop.it
Women are born with a natural ability to sleep better. Starting at birth girls have more slow-wave or deep restorative sleep...
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Interesting article...

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 if your insomnia reaches the point where it is making it hard to function during the day, talk to your doctor about lifestyle modifications and other options.

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Don't set ceiling when climbing corporate ladder, women told

Don't set ceiling when climbing corporate ladder, women told | Successful women | Scoop.it
KUALA LUMPUR - Women must not set a glass ceiling for themselves when climbing the corporate ladder, said a corporate trainer.
Brandt International Sdn Bhd CEO Munirah Looi (pic) said that one main obstacle among capable women in the corporate world was their own mindset that stopped them from wanting to excel.
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Mindset and visibility are key to success...

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Staying Focused in the Face of Negativity

Staying Focused in the Face of Negativity | Successful women | Scoop.it
The Law of Attraction states that whatever you focus on is what you will attract into your life. This is why it’s essential to stay focused on your goals. Unfortunately, many people find it difficult to maintain focus in today’s world, where we’r...
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5 tips that will make a difference in your life when you apply them. For tip #2 you can also choose to do it with EFT (tapping)...

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Do Men Really Want Women On The Leadership Track?

Do Men Really Want Women On The Leadership Track? | Successful women | Scoop.it
By Susan Clancy, PhD As one Wall Street Titan put it (recently interviewed as part of a larger research project on male attitudes towards gender and power), “How hot is that? I love it when a woman takes charge in bed.” In the office, not so much. Today, although women make up more than [...]
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A very interesting article with a key learning about adaptability being the key to species survival...

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How to Manage Talented People by Not Bossing Them Around

How to Manage Talented People by Not Bossing Them Around | Successful women | Scoop.it
Getting rid of managers may seem like just another tech trend, but much of the skepticism around going “bossless” or flat is due to misleading terminology.
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There are different ways possible to lead. Holocracy is certainly one worse investigating...

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There are different ways possible to lead. Holocracy is certainly one worth investigating...

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Women Less Likely To Apply For 'Male-Sounding' Jobs

Women Less Likely To Apply For 'Male-Sounding' Jobs | Successful women | Scoop.it
The separation of job listings by sex was made illegal in 1968. But are companies effectively alienating female applicants in how they write employment advertisements?

According to a recent study, language matters when it comes to employee recrui...
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Interesting post highlighting the power of words and the need to be conscious of their implications (which does not apply to the topic of recruitment by the way, but to communication in general).

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Interesting post highlighting the power of words and the need to be conscious of their implications (which does not apply to the topic of recruitment by the way, but to communication in general).

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Six Paradoxes Women Leaders Face in 2013

Six Paradoxes Women Leaders Face in 2013 | Successful women | Scoop.it
The uncomfortable realities women still face, even as they succeed in ever-greater numbers.
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What is your definition of success and ambition?

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The Cold, Hard Truth: You're Overwhelmed Because You Want to Be

The Cold, Hard Truth: You're Overwhelmed Because You Want to Be | Successful women | Scoop.it
A new book rounds up simple but profound wisdom on how to stop feeling frantically overscheduled.
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Challenge your perceptions and accept to identify the truth behind your behaviors. Developing your personal leadership will drastically enhance your personal effectiveness and fulfilment...

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Women and Leadership

Women and Leadership | Successful women | Scoop.it
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Interesting second point. It may not apply to all industries, but certainly one that may be overlooked to often. The point as always is to find the right balance.

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Lean In to Your Unique Dreams

Lean In to Your Unique Dreams | Successful women | Scoop.it
I leaned in to my ambitions despite my fear. I decided I had no choice but to forge ahead using what has always gotten me through the toughest periods of my life: faith and hard work....
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A little bit of pep talk for you to take in for the weekend....

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Emma Watson at the HeForShe Campaign 2014 - Official UN Video - YouTube

Emma Watson, British actor and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, co-hosts a special event for UN Women’s HeForShe campaign. The HeForShe campaign is a solidarity...
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Let's stop defining ourselves about what we are not and let's start defining ourselves about what we are so that men and women no longer have to fear each other...

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Verizon Commercial 2014 | Inspire Her Mind - Extended | Verizon Wireless - YouTube

Subscribe to Verizon Wireless: http://po.st/qyZodD Verizon is working with MAKERS to #InspireHerMind and encourage more girls to get involved with high-tech ...
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Inspiring commercial...

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Why Women Still Aren't Cracking Into The Boy's Club At Fortune 500 Companies

Why Women Still Aren't Cracking Into The Boy's Club At Fortune 500 Companies | Successful women | Scoop.it
In many ways, things are getting better for women in the workplace.
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Interesting way of looking at the glass ceiling from a different perspective: It's not about "Why aren't women" advancing but "Why aren't men inviting women in the conversation?" even when they know the benefits of a diverse executive team on business success. I'd love to have the view of men on this...

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Ana Botin: Santander’s star banker

Ana Botin: Santander’s star banker | Successful women | Scoop.it
Why Ana Botín is the most powerful woman in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
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Success stories: Ana Botin

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The Confidence Gap

The Confidence Gap | Successful women | 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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A very instructive article to read. How much do you recognise yourself in it and what can you / will you do about it?

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30 Simple Things You Don’t Realize You Do That Impress Everyone Around You

30 Simple Things You Don’t Realize You Do That Impress Everyone Around You | Successful women | Scoop.it

Those littManaging to impress everyone around you can be hard, but these 30 tips will help you make the kind of impression you've been working towards.

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Those little things that make all the difference....

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Think authenticity is about being honest and open? Think again

Think authenticity is about being honest and open? Think again | Successful women | Scoop.it
Authenticity plays a key role in good leadership but not in the way you would expect, says Nina Burrowes
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Inspiring food for thoughts for the weekend (and thereafter).... how authentic are you? What can you do to be more of you?

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Women Less Likely To Apply For 'Male-Sounding' Jobs

Women Less Likely To Apply For 'Male-Sounding' Jobs | Successful women | Scoop.it
The separation of job listings by sex was made illegal in 1968. But are companies effectively alienating female applicants in how they write employment advertisements?

According to a recent study, language matters when it comes to employee recrui...
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Interesting post highlighting the power of words and the need to be conscious of their implications (which does not apply to the topic of recruitment by the way, but to communication in general).

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Interesting post highlighting the power of words and the need to be conscious of their implications (which does not apply to the topic of recruitment by the way, but to communication in general).

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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 | Successful women | Scoop.it
An overview of the often startling research on female leadership.
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Nothing really new under the sun, but a good reminder and also some interesting comments...

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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” | Successful women | Scoop.it
Shift the focus away from fairness and equality, and toward opportunity and profit.
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I love what Avivah is pointing at: let's focus on analyzing what works well in companies that do have balanced leadership teams....

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I’m Not Jaded: Don’t Discourage Our Future Female Leaders

I’m Not Jaded: Don’t Discourage Our Future Female Leaders | Successful women | Scoop.it
Sometimes it's so easy to fall into negativity that we forget how much energy it saps from us. That's why we started InPower Women, to help restart the dialog about women, leadership and power. That's also why we love this post by Kelsey, who reminds us that when we use powerless language to describe ourselves…
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Interesting point about pre-conceived ideas (which, by the way, is true regardless of the topic)... given your thoughts create your reality, what can women do to change their thoughts thus impacting their reality?

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How women in leadership see their roles - Local - Gaston Gazette

How women in leadership see their roles - Local - Gaston Gazette | Successful women | Scoop.it
When Pat Skinner became president of Gaston College in 1994, she was the only woman serving as a community college president in North Carolina.
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A good summary, however, rather then a lifestyle as suggested here by Tindol, I would say that (female) leadership is a whole different mindset than the one that is currently displayed by most leaders....

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