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It all starts with how we perceive our own value and power as women and how we activate that value and power, says Feldt: “Boys are socialized from the moment of birth [to] know the world is [their] oyster. Whereas girls are still socialized to think first about what other people think about them. That puts the locus of power outside of yourself.” Women can lead the way by redefining what power means, says Feldt.
(forbes.com / Article by Lauren Schiller
I'm getting tired of the modern work-life conversation—including the "can women have it all?" question—because so much of it is self-defeating. That's because it often starts from the premise that we either need to choose between being good parents and being good workers or else have to make strategic sacrifices in order to keep both sides of that equation properly "integrated" or in "balance."
(Fastcompany.com / Article by Gloria Feldt)
Female celebrities, politicians and journalists are not the only women who face online harassment and cyberstalking. All women in business with a social media profile as individuals or representatives of a company or organization– and particularly multicultural women– need Continue Reading →
“I realized I was not living my life, my life was living me.” A colleague in her own mid-career path told me that recently when explaining why she decided to switch jobs and embark on a new career that would allow more flexibility, working from her home office. She was taking a rContinue Reading →
Liar, liar, career in flames. No one wants to be called a liar. No one wants to intentionally deceive others. Well, most everybody doesn’t want to lie. Chances are you know better than U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, who lost his endorsements and faces tougher legal consequenceContinue Reading →