Posts tagged Workplace
Why We Need To Ditch “Fix The Women” Solutions

Companies have been trying to advance women in the workplace for years. The only problem is the solutions tend to be focused on “fixing women”. We see this everywhere. In mentoring, coaching, development and sponsorship programs. In books suggesting women just need to network, negotiate and speak up more to get ahead.

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Arianna Huffington And Citi Are Supporting Women To Do Less And Achieve More

The need to always be available, not only increases our stress levels but it adversely impacts our health. This is more detrimental for women, who have a higher chance of experiencing stress and burnout compared to men.

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Why Working Hard Is Not Enough To Get Ahead

“Women get so caught up in the ‘performance currency,’" said Carla Harris, vice chairman, managing director and senior client advisor at Morgan Stanley. "We over-invest in this because, in many ways, it is safe. It is black and white. It is much grey-er to take some time out and shoot the breeze with someone because the return on that effort is not clear, and yet this shooting the breeze is very valuable.”

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Wendy Williams On Why Women Don't Need To Be Like Men At Work

Don’t feel like you have to act like a man. I think a lot of women think when you want to be powerful all of a sudden you put on this pantsuit and you scrub your face of makeup and you get out there on the front line. And that’s good, and great but there is a way that you can still wear a wrap dress and focus on the good work you do

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