December 18, 2014

Where You “Should” Be Vs. Where You Are

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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

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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

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  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

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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

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  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”

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]