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Do you find yourself enduring unproductive meetings week after week? You’re certainly not alone: The average leader spends 31 hours a month at meetings (software firm Atlassian study) Half of their meetings are their top time-waster (Atlassian) 46% “rarely” leave a meeting knowing what they’re supposed to do next (Wrike’s Work Management Report) Only slightly […]
Here’s news every woman in the workforce needs to know: Your salary history can’t be used a justification for paying you less than your male colleagues.
Would you use your name and hard-earned influence to back somebody that you don’t know? Probably not. Now, if you had a colleague that you had successfully collaborated with previously, you would probably be more likely to vouch for their work ethic and you would have the grounds to do so. Contrary to the common […]
Perhaps a tragedy struck. Bad news needs to be shared. An uncomfortable question must be answered. And the unfortunate truth is, women leaders can’t easily or fully prepare for difficult and delicate situations like these. You likely face many moments when just don’t know what to say. Yet, you need to say something because everyone […]
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.