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Creative Disruption Enhances Leadership Performance
Being a Leader / Business

Creative Disruption Enhances Leadership Performance

Creative Disruption has long been used in the marketing world to break existing patterns of behavior of a target audience.  Smart CEO’s are using this technique to change the pattern of behavior in their leaders. National business consultant Lorraine Grubbs along with CEO Frank Granara of Boston based General Insulation […]

Why Leading Women Are Better for Congress
Being a Leader / Lifestyle

Why Leading Women Are Better for Congress

Why Leading Women Are Better for Congress Women in Congress are getting things done, says a new study. Dr. Nancy D. O’Reilly explains why women in Congress are so effective at making progress together and on their own. A new study from Quorum shows that women in Congress are working […]

How Difficult Conversations Lead to Positive Change
Balance & Lifestyle / Being a Leader / Communication

How Difficult Conversations Lead to Positive Change

The temptation to avoid conflict is human nature, but sometimes leaders and their teams MUST have difficult conversations to move forward and achieve necessary growth. Dr. Marcia Reynolds, a workplace behavioral scientist and communications expert, regularly teaches leaders how to effectively navigate and manage these difficult conversations. According to Dr. […]

A Busy Month. For Women in Leadership
Being a Leader / Self-confidence / women

A Busy Month. For Women in Leadership

A Busy Month. September was a busy month. USC Provost Elizabeth Garrett was selected as the 13th President of Cornell University. Bonnie Hill was the keynote speaker at the UCLA Director Networking dinner for their Governance Training program. Two women were added to the board of the Southern California Chapter […]

5 Strategies to Put Women On Top
Being a Leader

5 Strategies to Put Women On Top

The keys to building female bench strength We have all heard the statistics: those companies that have more women in leadership positions and on their board of directors outperform those that have less or none. Outperform in terms of return on sales (42% higher) and return on equity (53 percent). […]

What’s Your EQ (Emotional Intelligence), and Why Does It Matter?
Being a Leader / Business and Networking Resources for Women / Business Tips / Leadership / Women in Business

What’s Your EQ (Emotional Intelligence), and Why Does It Matter?

The Case for Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Hogan Assessment Systems, a gold-standard performance prediction firm, defines EQ as the ability to perceive, control, and share one’s own and others’ emotions. Although available studies show different models of EQ, all agree that people with a high EQ perform better at work and […]

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