November 27, 2014

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 […]

Research Says: Do Nice guys – and Gals – Really Finish last?


  Study: Do Nice Guys- and Gals- Really Finish Last? The Joint Effects of Sex and Agreeableness on Income (Timothy A. Judge, Beth A. Livingston, Charlice Hurst. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 2011) Finding: Being too aggreable can have negative results on your income. Note about The Woman Effect Research Index: This study was performed by researchers […]

Your 40’s: Midlife Crisis for Women? [VIDEO]


What does a midlife crisis for women look like? When Carin Rockind turned 40 she was newly married, dealing with an ill father and a new stepson. But Carin chose to make her 40th birthday a catalyst to a new future, instead of a depressing day in her life. Join Dana for a video discussion […]

Collaboration is the Key


“Collaboration” is a buzzword for leaders, and women leaders are supposed to be naturally good at it. Even if you’re a great collaborative leader, you’ll find some good ideas in this post for the “why’s and how’s” of good collaborative leadership. – InPower Editors For most of us, our first job was working for ourselves. […]

Women’s Studies: Why Female Education Matters [Infographic]


With more women than men enrolled in U.S. colleges, Americans might assume the education of girls and women isn’t an issue. But that’s not the case around the world, as more than half the young children out of school around the world are girls. Where are females denied education, why and what are the effects? […]

3 Ways to Give Yourself Permission to Succeed


  Many times the voice in our head holds us back. So it is quite often the voice in our head that needs to give us permission to move forward. Whether you’re an entrepreneur or not, Elizabeth’s advice will give you permission to do this more often! – InPower Editors Don’t stand in the way […]