October 25, 2014

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 […]

How Do You Define Success?


We tell ourselves and each other all the time to define success on our own terms. But it’s not always so easy, is it? Andria shows us what it can look like. – InPower Editors The other day I read the following quote by Anna Quindlen: “If success is not on your terms, if it […]

Women CEO’s – Myths and Messages From The Top, an Infographic


As life at the corporate top goes, women have come a long way — but has it been far enough? That’s a question that intrigued Motif Investing, which created an infographic titled “Women CEOs — Myths and Messages From the Top” to illustrate the current state of female executives. For example, while the number of […]

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


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?


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


  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?


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]


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 […]