It’s Only Natural that Women Leaders are More Effective!

It’s Only Natural that Women Leaders are More Effective! Beth Speak The research we conducted to guide our development activities for our Women – Accelerate! Why Hesitate? leadership development program, proved to us that women have certain advantages that enable them to be strong, effective leaders.  I see the advantages in action as I watch

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Two Sides of Loyalty to Women Leaders

Two Sides of Loyalty to Women Leaders Women leaders have some advantages when it comes to earning loyalty from team members and peers.  Many women leaders’ emotional intelligence sets them apart from other leaders.  Heidi Grant Halvorson in her recent book No One Understands And What To Do About It helps us make the connection

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If You’re Authentic Then Those That Know You, Know YOU. Right?

Who can argue with the power and wholesomeness of authentic leadership? The leadership gurus tell us anybody can be an authentic leader if they have the integrity to standup for their values and use them consistently when making decisions. The more authentic you act, the more authentic you become, and the more you become respected

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Women – Accelerate, Don’t Hesitate!

Following is an excerpt and the highlights of a paper recently published reporting on a research study we conducted exploring how perceptions impact the way women interact and contribute in their professional activities.  The complete paper is here.  Many successful women leverage the power of perception, earning opportunities to achieve greater success because they manage

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The Power of Purpose and Authenticity

Purpose has more purpose and is more popular than ever. Today employees are much more attuned to an organization’s purpose. In our modern language we refer to organizations with a highly regarded purpose as having a “double bottom line.” High-performing employees thrive on organizational purpose; it’s becoming an important criteria for their career choices.  A

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