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Ladies DC hosts January happy hour
Ladies DC
Ladies DC hosted its January happy hour on Jan. 20 at Right Proper Brewing Company.


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Ladies Nashville hosts second interest meeting
Ladies Nashville
Ladies Nashville recently hosted an second informational meeting and networking event for potential members.



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Men and women prefer egalitarian relationships in the workplace
The Huffington Post
In his recent State of the Union address, President Obama came out in full support of paid family leave, an option that's currently unavailable for most families in the U.S. New research suggests that if these policies become a reality, the relationships of young Americans might look very different. A study has found that when given the option, the majority of men and women between 18 and 32 preferred egalitarian relationships, where the man and woman split financial and domestic responsibilities.
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Are you indispensable to your customers?
By Adrian Davis
As you look at your customer base, are there any customers who really can't do without you? If not, you could be in big trouble. Our economy is fragile, and it is no longer sheltered from the unpredictable upheavals overseas. Anything that happens anywhere in the world can cause an economic downturn in North America, resulting in difficult financial challenges for your customers. The easiest way to deal with these challenges is to simply stop paying suppliers. Sometimes that means altogether, and other times, it means delaying payments until cash flow improves. Either way, it means trouble for you.
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The problem with women in the workplace is men
Business Insider
Women make up nearly 50 percent of the workforce in the U.S., but our workplaces are far from equal. As easy as it might be to say that leadership from women will likely follow total numbers, there isn't a lot of evidence that that's the case. There were two essays published recently that get into why the glass ceiling is so hard to break. It comes down to the fact that this isn't a fight women can win alone.
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Despite gains, women still lag in workplace equality, report finds
The Boston Globe
Working women in the United States are more educated, working in a greater variety of fields and earning more than their counterparts did 40 years ago, but they still lag behind men in many measures, according to a recent report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics examining gender in the workforce.
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What holds women back in the workplace?
The Guardian
There has been a surge in attention on women's careers, the conflict between work and family and the gender gap in leadership in recent times. A number of surveys show just how deeply the culture in the workplace is affecting women's self-confidence, their career progression and even their willingness to work in some organizations and companies.
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Ivanka Trump describes what it's really like to be a woman who works
Business Insider
Ivanka Trump is not one thing. The 33-year-old heiress is the daughter of business mogul Donald Trump. She is the executive vice president of development and acquisitions for the Trump organization, and she also founded the Ivanka Trump fashion brand. She is a wife, a mother of two, an aspiring runner and an improving golfer. And she's tired of seeing professional women depicted in just one way.
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How to properly use social media to fit your business strategy
Forbes
In our increasingly connected society, building a social media presence is as commonplace as getting a driver's license. Personal Facebook profiles, LinkedIn accounts and Twitter handles are common among students and professionals alike. However, frequently updating your Pinterest boards does not necessarily equip you with the tools and experience that you need when crafting a social media strategy for your budding business.
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Ivanka Trump describes what it's really like to be a woman who works
Business Insider
Ivanka Trump is not one thing. The 33-year-old heiress is the daughter of business mogul Donald Trump. She is the executive vice president of development and acquisitions for the Trump organization, and she also founded the Ivanka Trump fashion brand. She is a wife, a mother of two, an aspiring runner and an improving golfer. And she's tired of seeing professional women depicted in just one way.
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10 tips for leadership when you're not the boss
Inc.
When founders and CEOs look to hire and promote managers, they want people who exhibit leadership. But how can you exhibit leadership if you're stuck in individual contributor roles? No one reports to you, and you're not even a project manager. Good news is, leader isn't a title, it's a group of characteristics, and you can acquire them, even if you're not the boss. Here are 10 ideas.
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