Straightforward advice for ambitious women
In this Pod, we are focusing on advice and tips for Women in Leadership. We explore subjects such as the likeability dilemma, imposter syndrome and the role of men in building gender equality at work. With advice of how to make yourself heard, interviews with inspiring women, reports on the progression of women in the workplace and details of the ten best business books written by women, there is something here for everyone.
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In this episode, HBR IdeaCast host Sarah Green Carmichael introduces Harvard Business Review’s new podcast “Women at Work,” about women’s experiences in the workplace. This episode, about being heard, tackles three aspects of communication: first, how and why women’s speech patterns differ from men’s; second, how women can be more assertive in meetings; and third, how women can deal with interrupters (since the science shows women get interrupted more often than men do).Play
Some people just have IT. When they walk into a room, or when they speak, people take note. They have gravitas and they have a presence. But what is gravitas? Where does it come from? And more importantly, how can you increase your gravitas so that you’re able to make more of an impact in your life and career?
In this interview, Caroline Goyder, founder of The Gravitas Method and the author of Gravitas, Star Quality, and Find Your Voice shares her expert tips and advice for increasing your gravitas, having more presence and making more impact. From the She Owns Success podcast series hosted by Antonette Oloo.Play
Seneca’s Conversations on Power and Purpose feature fascinating conversations with leaders who are using their power for purpose to accelerate women, while building a better world. This episode is part of a six-part series ‘Getting to Equal’ and features actor, producer, director and entrepreneur Justin Baldoni, about reframing masculinity and the role of men in advancing equality for women. Justin’s well known Ted Talk, ‘Why I’m done trying to be man enough’, is also listed in the Xtra section below.Play
There are 7 common challenges that women face as they ascend the leadership ranks. The good news is, with practice and purposeful intention, these ‘hurdles’ can be crossed skillfully and even triumphantly. From Linkage’s Virtual Women in Leadership Institute.Watch
Weaving together scientific research and personal narrative, Alexis Kanda-Olmstead explains why women may be reluctant to take on leadership roles and what women, and men, can do to disrupt the powerful internal forces that undermine women’s leadership aspirations and confidence. For TEDxCSUWatch
Dame Stephanie Shirley is the most successful tech entrepreneur you never heard of. In the 1960s, she founded a pioneering all-woman software company in the UK, which was ultimately valued at $3 billion, making millionaires of 70 of her team members.Watch
Executive and professional women consistently experience more stress, anxiety, and psychological distress than men, primarily because they must contend with stereotype threat. By Andrea Kramer and Alton Harris for the Harvard Business Review.Read Article
The overwhelming feeling of crippling self-doubt and dread known as Imposter Syndrome has impacted a whopping 62% of people at work, according to a report by Access Commercial Finance.Read Article
Women, especially those pursuing careers in traditionally male-dominated professions, are often the targets of gender-infused stereotypes. By Aisha Khan for the Decision Lab.Read Article
Top female business leaders reveal their unconventional strategies to breakthrough in a male-dominated workplace. By I Am New Generation.Read Article
In a still male-dominated industry, with male-orientated language, these texts stand out as unique. By Jenna Farmer for The Independent.Read Article
Why I’m done trying to be “man enough”
The well known Ted Talk by Justin Baldoni, who wants to start a dialogue with men about redefining masculinity – to figure out ways to be not just good men but good humans.Watch
Women & Leadership International
Women & Leadership International (WLI) is dedicated to developing female leaders and supporting the increased presence of women in business and community leadership roles. In January 2019, the WLI initiative launched in the UK with the intention of connecting, developing and empowering Britain’s female leaders and supporting a growing global movement to end gender inequality.Read More
Why we have too few women leaders
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions — and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite.Watch
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