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Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things

Give up the bad habits that rob kids of mental strength.<p>Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental …

Science says parents of successful kids have 17 things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

Women Run Circles Around Men When It Comes To This Key Skill of the Future

Make sure your company is ready to compete when social skills matter most.<p>Look around the table at your next meeting. If you're seeing a lot more men than women, it doesn't only mean you're suffering from gender bias...it means you're lacking the skills that are required for success today and in …

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Let's raise kids to be entrepreneurs

Bored in school, failing classes, at odds with peers: This child might be an entrepreneur, says Cameron Herold. In his talk, he makes the case for …

Why Aren’t More Women in Top Leadership Positions in Business?

March 6, 2015 by Dr. Jon Warner in Leadership and Management<p>Despite the fact that women are in the majority in most western world countries in …

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Women in Parliaments: World and Regional Averages

The data in the tables below has been compiled by the Inter-Parliamentary Union on the basis of information provided by National Parliaments by 1st …

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Globally, women gain corporate board seats -- but not in the US

The push for women to gain corporate board seats is having an impact in many countries. Progress is possible. That seems to be the message from …

Not the Same Tired Story About Women on Boards

Men still outnumber women in the boardrooms of America’s biggest companies. But you knew that already.<p>The annual board census from Catalyst, a nonprofit research group that tracks executive women, shows that women still comprise less than one-fifth, or 19.2%, of board members at S&P 500 …

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Prenatal blueprints give an early glimpse at a baby’s developing brain

Innovative research is allowing us to see neural activity in a baby’s brain as it develops inside the womb<p>My partner is lying on her back and both of us are trying to hide our nervousness about the first ultrasound of the pregnancy. As the examination starts, we hold hands and stare intently at the …

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Women on boards of largest companies reaches all-time high | Financial Times

More women than ever before are on the boards of the UK’s largest companies. As of this month, they have 23 per cent of boardroom positions, not far …

Female Board Membership Rises in Europe as Top Spots Remain Male

Female board membership at Europe’s biggest companies has more than doubled in a decade, approaching the level in the U.S., even as women represent …

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Vivendi seeks media future under Vincent Bollore

PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) - If Vivendi (VIV.PA) was to draw up a personal ad to find its perfect partner it would read:<p>The Vivendi logo is pictured at the main entrance of the entertainment-to-telecoms conglomerate headquarters in Paris March 14, 2014. REUTERS/Charles Platiau<p>“Freshly divorced from …

To get more women on boards, we need more women in senior management

Earlier this month, the UK Financial Reporting Council published its guidance on the strategic report (pdf), which companies are now required to produce following new government regulations. The aim is to advise company directors on what information is most useful to shareholders. Part of that …

Europe Leads But Women Will Not Enter The Boardroom 'By Osmosis'

Language is often not meant to be gender-specific. So America’s Declaration of Independence : ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal’ resounds around the world to assume both men and women. When the Indian politician Arvind Kejriwal launched the Aam Admi party – …

Facebook's Sandberg calls for more women on boards

Men still hold the majority of leadership positions in business, says Facebook's highest-ranking female employee<p>More women should hold top positions in business, according to Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer (COO) at Facebook.<p>The social networking site’s highest-ranking female employee told …

More to be done to get women into executive positions on boards, say recruiters | Recruiter

Thu, 27 Mar 2014 | By Sam SachdevaGood – but not good enough. That’s the message from recruiters and company directors speaking to <i>Recruiter</i> about the …

All aboard? Women make up one fifth of FTSE 100 boards

The figures from Cranfield’s School of Management show that, since the unviersity began reporting on the gender make-up of FTSE companies in 1999, …

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Why Seeing Success Is the First Step to Believing in It

For businesswomen, this year's International Women's Day, which took place earlier this month, presented something of a paradox.<p>There are reasons to …

The glass ceiling: Women on boards? We have a long way to go...

More women than ever are now sitting on the boards of Britain's biggest companies, but the top jobs continue to be dominated by men, according to …

Eversheds believes sponsorship approach is key to tackling lack of women on boards – The Lawyer | Legal insight, benchmarking data and jobs

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you …

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Engage shareholders not quotas for getting women on boards | Women's Agenda

I argued the case against gender quotas in <i>Women’s Agenda</i> last year. I suggested that focusing instead on building an irrefutable business case for …

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Women on boards - France

France adopted a law on 27 January 2011, with effect from 2014, compelling French companies whose shares are admitted to trading on a regulated…

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The Case for Women on Boards - SXSW 2014

This morning at SxSW, Jody Greene moderated a panel with three bay area powerhouse women, Trish Costello, founder of Portfolia, Theresia Gouw, founder of Aspect Ventures and Fran Maier, founder/chair of TRUSTe. Each having been previous entrepreneurs, now investors and board members of public …

Women Board Directors from NYSE-Listed Companies and 2020 Women on Boards Commemorate International Women's Day | Algorithmic Trading Opinions & Financial Insight

Please enable Javascript to watch this video<p>On Friday, March 7, NYSE-listed companies leading the way in female representation on corporate boards …

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What's it going to take to get more women in tech leadership? - San Francisco Business Times

We have a serious technology pipeline issue. Many estimates point to the fact that, worldwide, there will be 1 million more tech jobs vacant than …