20 results for tag: women as leaders


Navigating the Line Between Bonding and TMI at Work

In the workplace, disclosing too much can undermine your capacity to be seen as a trusted and discreet professional. It’s more often women who over-disclose than men. Why is this? Two reasons: Either they assume that building good relationships and ...
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Women for Hire: How to Hire More Rockstar Women

We’ll never get enough women out of the bottom of the funnel if we don’t get more into the top. It may sound simple. But it’s not easy. The case for recruiting more women executives to your company… particularly in its senior ranks… is ...
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Why Tech Needs Women Leaders

We need more women leaders in technology companies. Having personally experienced gender bias during my career, it's hard for me to say this because the last thing I want to do is advocate for bias of any kind. The goal should always be to hire the best ...
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Debunked: 4 Myths About Women in Business

Women are a force to be reckoned with in the business world. They make up half of the US workforce and own more than 11.6 million firms. There are more women in the labor force, more women earning degrees, and more female entrepreneurs than ever before. ...
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Change the Workplace for Women 50+

Women 50+ are an under-utilized and underappreciated segment of our population when it comes to leadership opportunities. Because ExecuNet is committed to making its community aware of opportunities to learn from leading experts in career advancement, ...
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Top Challenges Faced by Women in Business

When considering challenges for women in business, the list is surprisingly long. The result is an environment in which women must be strategic and hardworking to overcome barriers. Gender-based challenges hinder everything from finding fulfillment at work to ...
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The #1 Success Killer and How to Beat It!

Do you cling to the past? Spend time reliving unfortunate things that have happened? Tell yourself that you need to rehash events because you’re trying to “figure things out” in order to understand exactly what went wrong? At a certain point, ...
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Women and Leadership – Do We Have a Competitive Advantage?

Women bring some unique strengths to the table that can enhance and propel their careers, emerging research shows. Why then do women lag behind men in holding high-level leadership positions? In this dynamic ExecuNet Master Class session, Dr. Mary Key ...
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Lower Competitiveness Costs Women at Work

Highly trained women in the US workforce earn a fraction of what their male peers do. Part of the discrepancy may come down to differences in men's and women's tastes for competition. April 14 marks Equal Pay Day in the United States, the day the average ...
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How Female Leaders Can Claim Power Through Body Language

There are two sets of body language cues that followers look for in leaders: warmth (empathy, likeability) and authority (power, status). Although I know several leaders of both sexes who do not fit the stereotypes, I've also observed that gender differences ...
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A Woman’s Guide to Achieving Corporate Board Service

The journey to the boardroom can, at times, be an overwhelming undertaking filled with questions about what to expect, how to prepare, and how to be an effective board member. During this Master Class session led by Women in the Boardroom CEO & Founder ...
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Women Win With Transformational Leadership

While more than 10 years old and challenged for relying on students to measure workplace attitudes, Harvard Business School's much-discussed "Heidi/Howard" study, still rings fundamentally true—and it points toward an alternative way women in leadership ...
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