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women, stress, and the workplace

Women are making greater strides than ever before, both at work and at home.

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gender leadership styles: is it really man versus vs. woman?

 

GENDER LEADERSHIP STYLES: IS IT REALLY MAN VERSUS VS. WOMAN?

Communication skills: (45 percent of men and 49 percent of women)Effective leaders frequently exude an identifiable style. Female leaders are often known for their ability to listen and multitask, while their male counterparts are praised for being strong and aggressive.But do valuable leadership qualities stem from gender or are they developed over time from life experiences?

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“I’m not bossy. I’m the boss.”

Could banning one word today really affect the leadership of tomorrow?

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To cry or not to cry?

Time and time again, we as women are told that in order to rise to leadership positions, we have to be tough. That means being assertive, bold and most importantly – keeping our emotions in check.

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Sponsors vs. Mentors: What’s the Difference?

For women looking to open the c-suite door, sponsors may hold the key.

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10 Bad Work Habits You Need to Break

We all have bad habits we need to break—especially in the workplace. Some of us procrastinate; others show up late to work. You might be reading this and thinking about some of the really annoying traits of your fellow coworkers, but the truth is, you’re probably guilty of some bad habits, too.

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Lessons in Leadership

Have you ever heard women in the workplace use phrases like “I feel” or “I don’t know much about this, but…” to preface a thought? Or, maybe you’ve used language like this yourself?

The truth is, such subtle preluding clauses are common among female employees, but self-effacing behaviors like this could be holding women back as they strive to claim positions of power in the workplace.

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Flextime vs. Face-time: Does it Matter?

Should companies be more accommodating about flexible work schedules or is being in the office necessary for teamwork and productivity?

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How to Manage Tech-Savvy Millennials

The Millennial generation is taking the workforce by storm.

Born between 1982 and 1993, there are more than 80 million millennials -- making them the largest generation. By the year 2025, millennials will make up 75 percent of the global workforce, and they are sure to bring with them substantial changes.

So how do employers effectively manage this new crop of women workers who are tech-savvy, confident and expressive?

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Success and Likeability: Can Women Workers Have Both?

As women move up the career ladder, are they less liked by their coworkers?

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