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While the roots of feminism are buried in ancient Greece, most recognize the movement by the three waves of feminism. The third being the movement in which we are currently residing. The first wave (1830’s – early 1900’s): Women’s fight for equal contract and property rights Often taken for granted, women in the late 19th to early […]
You probably realize how powerful your words can be when you’re praising someone for a job well done. By recognizing that person at just the right time with just the right words, you can impact that person – and your company – in a highly valuable way, say researchers. Since a compliment’s free to give […]
As a leader, you’re always on display. That’s why it’s important to know what non-verbal signals you’re sending. Your body language – posture, arm gestures, facial expressions, etc. – speaks volumes to your employees and others, say researchers. Your leadership presence, in particular, is comprised of two sets of nonverbal signals, says Carol Kinsey Goman, […]
You can turn disruptive employees into assets. When bad behavior’s ignored, it doesn’t go away. A problem with a challenging employee can take its toll on you – and drag down your team. These people “rob you and the team of time and energy,” says Marsha Petrie Sue, an executive coach who’d known as “the […]
Want to retain your best and brightest? There’s one specific thing that makes employees stay put: Being shown respect. That’s according to employee happiness research firm TINYpulse. A third (32%) of employees are less likely to quit if they feel respected. There’s a direct correlation between making people feel appreciated and valued and their sticking around, […]
For a woman in leadership, International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8 is a day that belongs to you. It is a day to celebrate all that you’ve accomplished.
The beach, the mountains … even a staycation. If you haven’t planned how you’ll use some vacation days this summer, don’t waste another minute. The benefits are more far-reaching than you’ve ever imagined.
Nobody likes to see how many unread emails they have, but constantly checking your email makes you far less productive. Think about it – how many emails are you CC’d on everyday “FYI.” Admins are wizzes chock full of tricks for tools such as Microsoft Office or Gmail, but effective email management likely isn’t something […]
It may be the best of times and the worst of times for women in the workplace, but as 2018 begins, we see some signs of a shake-up in the status quo for women’s advancement into leadership roles. (And we hope this is just the beginning of an important year for all women in leadership.) […]
As a woman leader, you won’t likely fit in the “Bro Culture” that exists in many organizations – and new research proves you’re better off for it.
Imagine if you had a network of women leaders all across the country that you could tap anytime you wanted to find out what’s working for them. With our new feature, Worked for Her, you can. In our most recent installment Carol Milkman, Office Manager for the City of Staunton in Virginia shares how she cools things off when tempers flare.