September 1, 2014

How Emotional Intelligence in Leadership is a Strength, Not a Weakness

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Doesn’t becoming a mom make us more emotionally intelligent? Lizzy surprised herself with a 360 that said, “um, no!” Peak into Liz’s journey back to emotional intelligence in this interesting post about the impact of motherhood on her professional performance. – InPower Editors What Doesn’t Break You Does Make You Stronger After I returned from […]

Selfishness or Self-sacrifice: Is That Our Only Choice?

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Ever feel stuck between self-sacrifice and being a selfish b&%ch in the office? Too many women know what this no-win situation feels like. We really like how Leslie reframes this choice around “self-fullness.” Don’t get stuck, choose selfully! – InPower Editors “Even though my efforts helped that project succeed, I’m not comfortable tooting my own […]

Research Says: Women Negotiate Salary When They Know Salary Negotiations Are Expected

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  Study: Do Women Negotiate Salary? (National Bureau of Economic Research, 2012, Liebbrandt & List) Finding: Women become more aggressive in negotiating wages when the advertisement explicitly states that wages are negotiable; this erases and even reverses the gender differences. Note about The Woman Effect Research Index: This study was performed by researchers not affiliated with InPower Women. […]

Is It Possible to Have A MidLife Crisis at 30? 40? 50?

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Apparently, having a mid-life crisis is all the rage, no matter what age you’re at. Marcia does a good job examining what a “crisis” is all about and giving us advice appropriate to our decade. – InPower Editors This past year, I have had numerous reporters ask me to explain why women around the age […]

Women Advancing The Workforce [nfographic]

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Although we’ve made great strides over the last hundred years in defining equality and in blurring the line between genders and their roles in society, there aren’t that many women in leadership positions. Well the trend is finally upon us and more and more women are entering into authoritative roles all over the world. In […]

Am I Crazy? 6 Tips for Getting Some Perspective

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Women tend to think they’re nuts more than men. It’s a fact. We second guess ourselves all the time, even when we know we shouldn’t. Marcia’s advice to turn your “Am I crazy?” moments into a self-coaching opportunity is right on the money. Try it! – InPower Editors According to Gender Intelligence expert, Barbara Annis, […]

Strategies to Keep from Falling Off a Glass Cliff (Mary Barra, Are You Listening?)

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Every event we go to we are asked whether we think Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, was set up for failure. The Glass Cliff is certainly a problem for some, but let’s face it. When you’re taking on top leadership roles, whether you’re a woman or a man, you’re going to face some risks […]

Research Says: Growing Women In Leadership Talent Pool Pays Off

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Study: Unlocking The Full Potential Of Women (McKinsey 2011, Barsh, Yee) Finding: The talent pipeline for women into senior management starts to diminish at the Director level, generating a shrinking talent pool for the C-Suite ranks. Note about The Woman Effect Research Index: This study was performed by researchers not affiliated with InPower Women. Our Research […]

The Future of Work Unleashes Human Potential

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Ever want to look into a crystal ball and see the future? Check out Dana’s vision of the future of work in this 1 minute video. – InPower Editors How will you lead in the rapidly changing future of work? Start by understanding that the workplace is changing and becoming more fluid. Organizations are beginning […]

Advice for Girls About Happiness

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Sometimes it’s hard to take good advice for ourselves, but when we remember we’re acting as role models for our daughters and other young women in our lives, it can get easier. We love Paula’s excellent advice for young women (and older women too!) – InPower Editors Avoid happiness traps!Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule Women’s […]