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The Mommy Penalty

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Societal Biases Thrive Long After The Reasons Behind Them Die The floodgates have opened on sexual harassment claims. Yet the harsh treatment of working mothers has been ignored. While working women focus on shattering the glass ceiling and equal pay for equal work, working mothers face a “maternal wall.”[1] Prejudice against working mothers or as… continue reading »

If Businesses Don’t Just Perform “As Well” When Women Join the Ranks of Leadership—They Do Better—Why Don’t All Companies Want to Bring Women On Board?

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If there were a proven strategy that could triple your company’s revenue, double its profitability, and increase the engagement of half your workforce, would you do it?[1]   With the exception of a few noteworthy and much-remarked-upon female CEOs or entrepreneurs, male supremacy has always defined the business world. Although equally bright and talented, women… continue reading »

The Meanest Woman Alive™’s Top 9 Tips for Staying Sane While Seeking Success

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Gal Gadot in a scene from “Wonder Woman.” Clay Enos/Warner Bros. Entertainment, via Associated Press Women, in the workplace the highest positions don’t always go to the most talented people. Even if they have only limited talent, most high performers are simply hard workers. But beyond the talent and the elbow grease, there is another… continue reading »

Women Can Use Our Unique Advantages—Our Kick A**ets—To Advance Our Careers and Shine As Leaders

Administrator Business Relationships, Career Advice, confidence, Leadership, Self Image, Success

Men still think they run the world. Men still think they dictate the rules. We have the power to change this right now. Women possess special abilities uniquely qualifying us for success. Each of us has the potential, the promise, and the genetic birthright to become whatever kind of woman we want. Women have the… continue reading »

Eva Longoria, Reese Witherspoon, and Other Powerful Hollywood Women Unveil Anti-Harassment Action Plan

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Women, Can “The Time’s Up” Movement Change Men’s Hard-Wired Attitudes Toward Sexual Harassment Or Is It Just Another Flash In the Pan? Are white collar working women included? Here’s the hard truth: For thousands of years, men have asserted dominance and dictated the rules of society, with women expected to take subordinate roles — nowhere… continue reading »

Harvey Weinstein Is Not Alone — Either In Hollywood Or Anywhere Else In The Business World

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“Hollywood Producer Harvey Weinstein Wasn’t Fired for Being a Pig, He Was Fired for Being Exposed as One.” The Weinstein circus is just more proof that the old boys’ club is alive and well. For decades, Hollywood has turned a blind eye on the rainmaking producer, protecting Weinstein from rampant accusations of foul behavior ranging… continue reading »

Sex and the Working Woman: Do Working Women Have to Sacrifice Their Femininity?

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The countless articles written on work-life balance often ignore woman’s sexuality. Do we have to turn ourselves into “mini” men to be taken seriously, fit in and succeed?   I call bulls%#t. Read on to find out why. It’s true that business organizations typically value men over women, for example by paying women less regardless… continue reading »

Confidence is Everything: How To Start Conquering Your Self-Doubt (Part I)

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Part I—The Problem Learning That Failure is Not Fatal You all know exactly what I’m talking about. That constant internal critical voice telling you that you should have said or not said something or that you should have done or not done something. Harping at you that you’re not good enough, you’re going to embarrass… continue reading »

Fraudulent Images Undermine Working Women’s Self-Esteem

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Model Cindy Crawford Wishes She Looked Like Cindy Crawford Fierce. Commanding. Powerful. In order to telegraph power and stride confidently through the business world, women need to be power dressers. No matter whether you are in a corporate environment or at Google in jeans and T-shirts, women need to project self-assurance. Are you challenged by… continue reading »

Women, Are You Tired of Being Interrupted by Men In Meetings? Let’s Stop That Now. (Part 2)

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  Part 2-How to Prevent Interruption Midstream   Men speak to determine and achieve power and status. Women talk to determine and achieve connection. Given that in American society speaking is considered the power position, it is no wonder that men interrupt to take the floor more often. Here are some of the techniques that… continue reading »

Women, Are You Tired of Being Interrupted By Men In Meetings? Let’s Stop That Now. (Part I)

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Part I-The Problem   First, know that you are not alone. Studies have shown that men interrupt women in any business setting 33% more often than they interrupt each other. To make matters worse, if a man speaks over a woman while she is presenting an idea, the idea is either dismissed or, if it… continue reading »

Women Are Emotional – And it is One of Their Greatest Advantages

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Women Are Far Better Leaders—Reason #1   Women should never strive to suppress their emotions in a fruitless effort to “outman the men.” With our intrinsic abilities, we can advocate a more evolved and effective style of leadership that doesn’t require any of us to become a hard-ass, a kiss-up, or a Superwoman to achieve… continue reading »