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The career advice you probably didn’t get

The career advice you probably didn’t get | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
You’re doing everything right at work, taking all the right advice, but you’re just not moving up. Why? Susan Colantuono shares a simple, surprising piece of advice you might not have heard before quite so plainly. This talk, while aimed at an audience of women, has universal takeaways -- for men and women, new grads and midcareer workers.
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A great TED talk from Susan Colantuono - The conversation at review and development time is different.  Why?  
 
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Janet De Silva: ‘One thing that has enabled me to succeed in business is not pretending I’m the expert’

Janet De Silva: ‘One thing that has enabled me to succeed in business is not pretending I’m the expert’ | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
The president and CEO of the Toronto Region Board of Trade discusses her career
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What's that saying, "if you are the smartest person in the room,  you are in the wrong room."
 
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Sexism in start-up investment leaves UK businesses male-dominated

Sexism in start-up investment leaves UK businesses male-dominated | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
The funding process for start-ups in the UK discriminates against female entrepreneurs, research has revealed.
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Looking at pictures from the UK house of common last week, celebrating the 50 top UK startups from the last 15 years.  Only 2 Women-led businesses!  We need more of Dame Stevie 
 
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Awareness of inherent bias will help avoid bad business decisions

Awareness of inherent bias will help avoid bad business decisions | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
If certain processes are used when making decisions, chances of success go up
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We need to redefine what good looks like to include the differences that gender balance brings to the table. 
 
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Some Firms Intensify Push for Gender Parity at Board Level

Some Firms Intensify Push for Gender Parity at Board Level | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
As businesses pay greater attention to parity for men and women at all levels, initiatives to recruit more female directors are bearing fruit.
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A better view of women in business through Rose-coloured glasses

A better view of women in business through Rose-coloured glasses | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
From the Rose of Tralee Festival to the International Business Women's Conference, Joan Mulvihill finds the common ground.
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The gender wage gap isn't about women's choices. It's about how we value their work.

The gender wage gap isn't about women's choices. It's about how we value their work. | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
August 23 is "Equal Pay Day" for African American women, who earn 63 cents to the dollar on average compared to white men.
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​5 skills that help businesswomen climb the leadership ladder - The Business Journals

​5 skills that help businesswomen climb the leadership ladder - The Business Journals | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
By taking the time to expand your knowledge, take risks, and hone in on critical business skills, you can win recognition in the work place, rise to the top, become a key decision maker, and be part of the movement to close the gender leadership gap.
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Five things to promote gender equality at work

Five things to promote gender equality at work | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
With women making up just 4% of CEOs in the world’s 500 top companies what can be done to challenge the barriers that prevent women progressing?
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These 15 jobs have the widest gap in pay between men and women

These 15 jobs have the widest gap in pay between men and women | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
Female computer programmers, chefs and dentists may want to take a look
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Why?  Ask for me, as for parity.  Come on C suite.

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Network and hustle: the key skills for women in technology

Network and hustle: the key skills for women in technology | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
We ran a live chat about how to get more women working in tech. Here’s a roundup of the best tips from our expert panellists.
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How broad is your business network?  

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The next new thing: Women VCs

The next new thing: Women VCs | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
Few -- though not most -- see what’s coming next, too, and that’s women VCs, taking their place alongside men, in equal, or nearly equal, numbers. In..
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Interestingly, this is not just a trend in the VC arena. More and more investors, period are looking at if corporates have women in executive positions and on boards. The diversity of thinking creates better results.  

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Why retail is short on women leaders—and what retailers can do about it

Why retail is short on women leaders—and what retailers can do about it | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
Retail industry news, voices and jobs. Optimized for your mobile phone.
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What assumptions and perceptions do we need to start busting. How much of these barriers are mindset.  Its time to BREAKTHROUGH

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4 Easy Ways to Help Women Succeed in Business

4 Easy Ways to Help Women Succeed in Business | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
Daily actions we all can take to foster female entrepreneurs.
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open your network to extend other women's reach. 1 practical easy step you can take to help someone else step up and step forward.  Do it today
 
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When Women Run Companies

When Women Run Companies | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
What happens to employees under female leadership?
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To move forward how do we capture what the differences look like and articulate these in organisations?
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Top 10 Most Undervalued Leadership Traits of Women - WiseStep

Top 10 Most Undervalued Leadership Traits of Women - WiseStep | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
People respect, value and admire their superiors at the workplace only if they know the exact makings of a great leader. As more and more women are being promoted into leadership roles in the corporate world, their male counterparts are yet to value the leadership traits that they tend to possess. Despite making progress in …
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How to Watch Out for Blind Spots in Your Leadership - Lolly Daskal | Leadership | Empowering Women Entrepreneurs

How to Watch Out for Blind Spots in Your Leadership - Lolly Daskal | Leadership | Empowering Women Entrepreneurs | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
It’s the tricky thing about blind spots: Everybody has them, but often we don’t even know they exist until they cause a problem. All of us have | Empowering Women Entrepreneurs
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Researchers women are far more likely to become entrepreneurs than men

Researchers women are far more likely to become entrepreneurs than men | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
When personal wealth suddenly increases, single women are more likely to start a new business than men, according to a study from University of Stirling and Royal Holloway, University of London.
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Male managers 40 per cent more likely to be promoted than women 

Male managers 40 per cent more likely to be promoted than women  | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
Men are 40 per cent more likely than women to be promoted in management roles, according to new research.
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10 Good Reminders to Spend More Time with the Right People | Empowering Women Entrepreneurs

10 Good Reminders to Spend More Time with the Right People | Empowering Women Entrepreneurs | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
Make it a goal to spend more time with nice people who are smart, driven and like-minded. Surround yourself with people who reflect the person you want to be. | Empowering Women Entrepreneurs
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Career Coach: To get more women in leadership, we need to grow the pipeline

Career Coach: To get more women in leadership, we need to grow the pipeline | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
Business schools can do more to make change happen.
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Diversity wins: Why involving women in decision-making matters

Diversity wins: Why involving women in decision-making matters | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
If you give women a voice in the management of forests and fisheries, you get better outcomes for both people and nature.
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Report: C-Suites and Board Rooms Still Lacking in Women

Report: C-Suites and Board Rooms Still Lacking in Women | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
In 2015, the share of incoming female CEOs fell to 2.8 percent, the lowest since 2011. In North America, the news is even worse news -- where only one of 87 CEO slots to vacate last year was filled by a woman.
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Start the conversation now, why this is important. It isnt an anatomy thing ... its a thinking thing ... diverse thinking styles create better decisions.

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10 of the most successful women in UK technology on influence, leadership, equality and being digital role models

10 of the most successful women in UK technology on influence, leadership, equality and being digital role models | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
CBR interviews and profiles 10 of the most important, influential and high profile women from across the enterprise, government and NGO, investment an
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Gender equality in workplace could add trillions to US economy - BBC News

Gender equality in workplace could add trillions to US economy - BBC News | Women in leadership | Scoop.it
Gender equality in the workplace could add $4.3 trillion (£3 trillion) to the US economy by 2025, a study has found.
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