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Ageism In The Workplace

Ageism In The Workplace

Ageism is recognized by the World HealthOrganization as a “prevalent and insidious problem,” and can act as a dangerous employment discrimination tactic, even if it’s unintentional. The fastest-growing segment of the American workforce is employees aged 65 and older, according to AARP, yet new survey results show that a majority of people experience ageism before the age of […]

The Power Of Control And Inspiration In Managing A Team

The Power Of Control And Inspiration In Managing A Team

When I got married, my mom and I went shopping for my dress. Before we even left the house, I told her I would find my dress THAT day. We went to four stores. At the last store, I found my dress. That’s how I do things. We later went shopping for my mom’s dress. […]

A Mosaic Career Will Help You Create Wealth And Happiness

A Mosaic Career Will Help You Create Wealth And Happiness

Most of us spend more than half of our waking hours working or doing work-related activities. That’s a lot of time! As Tony often says, your time is your most valuable resource – and if you’re unhappy at work, where you spend at least 50% of your time, then it will be very difficult to […]

Be The Lady In Red – Don’t Be Afraid To Stand Out

Be The Lady In Red – Don’t Be Afraid To Stand Out

1. Don’t be afraid to stand out. Be “the lady in red.” Regardless of the industry, women bring qualities to a project that men may not possess. For example, I inherited my grandmother’s keen attention to detail. For her, “detail” had her designing rooms with built-in vacuum cleaners, walls covered in velvet wallpaper and meticulous […]

The Power Of A Disruptor, The Will To Innovate and Recreate

The Power Of A Disruptor, The Will To Innovate and Recreate

Have entrepreneurs lost the will to innovate? Sir Richard Branson doesn’t think so. He’s “never known a more exciting time for innovation,” and I agree 100%. We’ve got self-driving cars, miniaturized medical equipment and private space exploration. What will innovation bring us next? For evidence that disruptive innovators can be spotted in every direction you […]

To The Men In Our Lives

To The Men In Our Lives

Oftentimes at a professional women’s conference, the question will be posed to a panelist: What can men do to help women get ahead at work? The answer is often “the laundry,” typically followed by a hearty laugh from the audience. Yes, and…here’s something else the men we love can do: Speak up for women at […]

The Strategy Of Less For More – Balancing Productivity

The Strategy Of Less For More – Balancing Productivity

Do you feel like you’re constantly striving to do more yet feeling frustrated with your results? I’d like to share a counterintuitive solution that actually works. It’s the art of aiming lower – but that doesn’t mean expecting less of yourself. Instead, there are some specific techniques that change the way you approach things and […]

Internet Literacy And Gender Equality

Internet Literacy And Gender Equality

In our digital age, internet literacy has become essential for, if not synonymous with, being employable in many fields. Information and communications technologies (ICTs) fuel business growth and countries’ economic development. They open new channels to communicate across great distances, as well as to organise people, raise awareness and spur activism. But such promise can […]

Changing The Gender Game Begins With You

Changing The Gender Game Begins With You

STEM employers have a major gender diversity problem on their hands. This isn’t news, but the numbers bear repeating: According to the National Center for Women & Information Technology’s 2015 By the Numbers report, women hold just 26% of all U.S. technology jobs, 19% of all U.S. software developer positions, and just 6% of U.S. technology leadership […]

These Habits Might Just Be Getting In Your Way – Check Them

These Habits Might Just Be Getting In Your Way – Check Them

Imagine the energy when you put 10,000 women in one room … The Pennsylvania Conference for Women hosted 10,000 guests and 100 speakers for one day! One panel discussion was about habits that may get in your way of moving to your next level. The higher you get in organizations, the more likely you need […]

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