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How to create a generation of women leaders
Forbes
Some 120 years after women in New Zealand became the first in the world to be given the ‎right to vote, this group of Nobel Prize winners, heads of ‎government, European commissioners, ministers and academics from more than 100 countries had a unique opportunity to develop specific strategies and create new ways forward for women.
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Video: Lindsey Mask speaks at TEDxWomen
Ladies American
Lindsey Mask, the founder and executive director of Ladies America, talks about Sky is the Limit. To watch the video, please click here.
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5 simple ways women entrepreneurs can grow their business
Fox Business
When everything is going especially well for a business, it's easy for women entrepreneurs to go with the flow and ride out the wave of current success — sticking to a daily routine of meetings, travel for conferences, and a to-do list that never seems to end. However, this routine can make it difficult to stop and examine your business because more often than not, stopping is considered falling off the track.
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6 steps to business success for women
Business 2 Community
When Melissa Pickering started iCreate to Educate, she read a lot of books on female entrepreneurs and started to recognize a consistent message — female entrepreneurs tend to have more self-doubt than our male counterparts. How was she, as a female entrepreneur, going to battle this self-doubt in order to be successful?
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Survey: America has changed. Have government and business?
The Washington Post
Are government policies and business practices out of touch with the changing state of American families? A new survey, which is part of a broader examination of the role of women in society, shows that many Americans believe the answer to that question is yes.
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How podcasting is giving women in business a new voice
Forbes
Technology allows us to communicate in practically limitless ways, but a lot of women in business find it challenging to get their name out into the world when they first get started. If you're growing a business with limited resources, marketing can be an even bigger challenge.
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Social media: Fun, frills and 3 easy remedies against the 'fault of comparison'
Lindsey Mask via The Huffington Post
The nature of social media and its impact on whole societies over the years has landed it front-and-center in numerous studies and Ivy League theses. Social media has created a new "New World" — different from the one named by 16th century Florentine explorer Amerigo Vespucci, yet ironically, sharing an emphasis on the phraseology, "age of discovery."
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24 charts of leadership styles around the world
Business Insider
Different cultures can have radically different leadership styles, and international organizations would do well to understand them. British linguist Richard D. Lewis charted these differences in his book "When Cultures Collide," first published in 1996 and now in its third edition, and he teaches these insights in seminars with major corporate clients.
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Supportive workplaces: The gift that keeps on giving
By Michael J. Berens
The start of a new year is the time for evaluating performance and deciding who will get the bigger carrot and who will get the bigger stick. Your employees' hearts and minds may be focused on their wallets, but studies show that employee satisfaction and productivity are greatly influenced by their work environment in the long run, perhaps even more so than by their compensation or bonuses. What's more, new research suggests the work environment also affects how employees regard the organization's leadership.
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