March 29, 2015

Women at Work Boardroom or Playroom: What do you choose to prioritize ?


By: Aditi Basu The struggles of the working mom are global, as guest author Aditi Basu informs us. Her story from India sounds just like the stories of working women the world over. If you ever feel stretched, tired or “not enough” know that you are not alone and that you ARE enough – and […]

An Infographic Look at History’s Most Amazing Female Leaders


While many extraordinary female leaders are household names, this selection of incredible women are not as well known. Discover the incredible women who changed the world and are often forgotten. Originally on: Get InPower Women blog posts in your inbox and receive The Woman Effect Manifesta! Subscribe here. Download this infographic.Embed Our Infographic On […]

Women In The Workforce


Reasons to support women in leadership are not hard to find. Thanks to John for reminding us all! – InPower Editors Two weeks ago, I facilitated a webinar for 505 Georgetown alumni aging in range from 20s through 70s. The vast majority were women, though not all, and there was a true cross section of […]

Women Leaders: It’s (still) Not Easy Being ‘Grit’


It’s still not easy for a woman to have an assertive management style without repercussions. Leslie helps us see this challenge for what it is. How do you manage it? – InPower Editors Earlier this year, my partner and I interviewed 28 women leaders about their styles of influence and how those styles work – […]

Using Yoga Principles to Find Peace at Work


There is much more to yoga than doing poses on a mat. A new book, Yoga Wisdom at Work, (link is external) co-authored by Maren and Jamie Showkeir, shows how the practice has concrete, pragmatic applications that can benefit people on the job. The book applies the Eight Limbs of Yoga (the poses you do […]

Silencing the Inner Mean Girl


Do you ever feel stuck in your negative thoughts? Join the club! When we think about the future through the lens of the past it’s easy to let negativity rule. Emily gives us some great insight into how to shut up your inner mean girl. – InPower Editors In my group coaching sessions, I ask […]

Life Is Stressful: 10 Things To Stop Tolerating


Stress is everywhere in our lives. Paula suggests that we could reduce our stress if we focus on ten simple things to stop tolerating. How many of these have you let go of already? – InPower Editors According to a recently published article in the Wall Street Journal, stress is the number one workforce risk […]

Radically Redefining Leadership, Lessons From My Daughter


Out of the mouths of 7 year olds . . . Who says that leaders have to do it all – perfectly? Too often we talk ourselves out of taking on more responsibility because we don’t want “that” job. Mitch reminds us that we have control of what leadership looks like to us. – InPower […]

10 Mindsets That Undercut Happiness


Positive thinking can save us from hell, but often it’s not enough to just “be happy” out of sadness. Today Paula takes us deeper into the limiting beliefs to help us crawl out. – InPower Editors For the past four years, I have been studying, writing, and talking about what makes people resilient and better able to […]

10,000 Strong . . . and Stressed


Here at the busiest time of year it’s good to take a step back and look at where we are. If you’re stressed, you’re not alone. Leslie invites us to choose self-care. – InPower Editors I attended the Massachusetts Conference for Women last week, where 10,000 women, dressed mostly in black outfits with sharp, masculine lines, […]