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International Women’s Day 2016: The Time is Now for Global Gender Equality and to (Finally) Close the Gender Gap

Today is International Women’s Day. Each year on March 8th, women celebrate the progress we’ve made while continuing to advocate for change regarding gender equality and women’s rights. Around the world, celebrations range from very simple demonstrations of respect, appreciation … Continue reading

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Women: Lead by Being Kind at Work

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop One of the activities that I enjoy over the holidays is reading or watching the movie version of A Christmas Story, by Charles Dickens. For those who … Continue reading

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Women: Success is Fleeting but Integrity is Forever

After another weekend of watching NFL football, I started thinking about the quote from football great Vince Lombardi that, “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.” This led me to think about the famous quote from The Prince by Machiavelli … Continue reading

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Successful Women Leaders Lead with Both Their Head and Heart

“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.” – Nelson Mandela If you enjoy fried chicken, chances are that at one time or another you’ve eaten at Popeye’s Chicken. In 2007, Cheryl Bachelder took over as … Continue reading

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Women, Grit and Success

“Three failures denote uncommon strength.  A weakling has not enough grit to fail thrice.” – Minna Thomas Antrim In April 2013, Angela Duckworth gave a seven-minute TED talk during which she explained her theory of “grit” as a predictor of … Continue reading

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