December 18, 2014

Where You “Should” Be Vs. Where You Are


As the year comes to a close it’s a good idea to think about what success means in our busy crazy lives. Emily shares a little of her story and gives us a lot to think about. – InPower Editors If you work hard you should expect success, right? But what if success doesn’t come […]

Women, Leadership and Improved Success


Research tells us that women are good for business, but sometimes we forget why this is. John reminds us in terms we can all relate to! – InPower Editors Earlier this month, I had the privilege of facilitating a webcast for the Association of Talent Development (ATD), which is the world’s largest professional training organization, […]

Plan 2015 by Letting Go of 2014


  It’s the end of the year! If you’re like us you’re tempted to run around in circles just trying to get it all done. Dana gives us a reminder—and tools—to bring a more intentional close to 2014. —InPower Editors Think it’s too early to plan 2015? Nope! Now’s the best time. Plan ahead. But […]

A Historical Perspective to Women in Leadership


Perspective is everything. Even though sometimes reading the day’s headlines or encountering the accidental sexist at the water-cooler can make you feel like women aren’t getting ahead, this little retrospective may give you hope that things for women in the workplace are moving in the right direction. – InPower Editors To put help gender balance in perspective, […]

Research Says: Women’s Ambition On the Decline


  Study: Women’s Ambition: A Surprising Report (Lesley Jane Seymour, MORE and Polling Company/Women Trend 2011) Finding: Women’s ambitions towards career advancement is tied to on-the-job flexibility, while women search for balance. Note about The Woman Effect Research Index: This study was performed by researchers not affiliated with InPower Women. Our Research Index includes all relevant research to the […]

When “Having it All” Isn’t An Option: Just “Do it All”

Young Businesswoman

Here’s a revolutionary thought: instead of wasting a lot of time wondering whether you can or should “have it all” (family and career), how about realizing that for most women it makes long-term sense to DO IT ALL. What am I saying, exactly? I’m saying that with few exceptions most women need to (as I […]

The Rise of Women In the Workforce


Analysis and research on the changing nature of women at work, in higher education, and in leadership positions. Women are 19% of the C-suite executives, and there are 8.3 million women owned businesses in the US, which is growing 50% faster than new business growth overall. Originally on: Anne Loehr Get InPower Women blog posts […]

Research Says: Break The Rules That Hold Women in Leadership Back


Study: Break Your Own Rules: How to Change the Patterns of Thinking that Block Women’s Paths to Power (Jill Flynn, kathryn Heath, Mary Davis Holts. Flynn Heath Holt Leadership 2011) Finding: Women need to change their mindsets in at least 6 key areas in order to move forward in their leadership roles. Note about The Woman Effect Research […]

Let’s Get Clear On Clarity


Welcome to the first post in our monthly InPower Working Mom Chat series! Today Lizzy and Dana will talk about how important it is to get grounded and CLEAR as a working mom, for the sake of yourself, your family and your work! – InPower Editors Come join us Wednesday, November 12th at 1:00PM EST […]

Surviving the Wolves’ Den: Leadership Character Through a Woman’s Lens


How is a woman’s perspective on her leadership identity different than a man’s? This question goes DEEP, but Dana uncovers a fundamental distinctions between inner and outer definitions of leadership that often leave women at a disadvantage in identifying how traditional leadership advice applies to them. – InPower Editors If you’ve been playing the in […]