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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)
Embrace controversy! Next time you are in a situation that exposes gender bias, grab the opportunity to elevate the discussion to the next level. This is Power Tool nr. 4 by Gloria Feldt, Founder of Take the Lead!
Iowa leaders are proud of their track record of hiring and promoting women in the gaming/casino industry. Women hold more leadership positions in this industry than most other industries. According to the Iowa Gaming Association, women make up 53.5 percent of the total gaming worContinue Reading →
It may not be as blatant as a co-worker calling you a hot babe in the annual meeting, but it could be as horrific as your boss commenting on your necklace or your blouse as he stares at your chest. And yes, this happened to me and every one of my female colleagues for many years.Continue Reading →
Does 4 percent seem like a lot to you? Working Mother reports the good news in its June/July issue that 25 American companies are honored as the best companies for multicultural women work in terms of hiring, retention, networking, mentoring and promotion. The bad news is Continue Reading →