July 31, 2014

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 […]

The Art of Influence: Lesson 4 – Dress For Success?

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How often do we read a “Dress for Success” article that seems to say all you have to do is look good on the outside and you’ll magically gain power and respect? We love how Mary covers this issue, tying the power of being attractive to our own sense of confidence. What will you wear […]

Statistical Proof That Women Make The World A Better Place

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A woman multiples the impact of an investment made in her future by extending benefits to the world around her, creating a better life for her family and building a strong community. Originally on: Upworthy Get InPower Women blog posts in your inbox early every morning for a daily InPower boost and receive The Woman […]

Tips for Reentering the Workforce for Lawyers and All Of Us

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We all know that if we leave the workforce – to care for children or aging parents – re-entry will be tough. John’s review of an inspiring and informative talk given by someone who’s learned this firsthand, Susan Smith Blakey, holds nuggets of gold advice for lawyers (Susan’s profession) and many others.  – InPower Editors […]

Infographic: Women Entrepreneurs, Business Goals and Journeys

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By: The American Express Open Forum As small-business advocates we set out to discover what was happening among women entrepreneurs and share it with all business owners and advocates. We found that growth by women-owned businesses is surging at a pace faster than that of any other group—over the past 15 years, 1.5 times greater […]