Maureen Frank

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Why Powerful Men Dominate Conversations While Women Keep Quiet

The men who'd chosen to be senior said they would talk more than the men who picked the junior position, but the senior women said they'd talk the same amount as the lower-ranked person. Why? The women said they didn't want to be disliked or seen as controlling.<p>"When a man walks into a room, …

6 Proven Ways To Improve Your Willpower

There's a lot of work to be done for self-improvement to be effective.<p>I've been through a bunch of different improvement focuses in the last few months, including positivity, running, reading more and learning French.<p>Each one has been fun to focus on, but it's hard to keep more than one new habit …

Male Executives Don’t Feel Guilt, See Work-Life Balance as a Women's Problem

A revealing—and depressing—article in this month’s <i>Harvard Business Review</i> shows that no matter how much power female executives have accrued, or how …

Man Up: Gender & the Work-Life Balance Debate

#sxsw #ManUp<p>The last year has seen a flurry of conversation about women, work, and success. Missing from much of this? The other 50% of the …

Why Good Managers Are So Rare

Gallup has found that one of the most important decisions companies make is simply whom they name manager. Yet our analysis suggests that they usually get it wrong. In fact, Gallup finds that companies fail to choose the candidate with the right talent for the job 82% of the time.<p>Bad managers cost …

Female Celebrities Want You To Stop Using “Bossy” To Describe Women

Along with Sheryl Sandberg and the Girl Scouts, female celebrities including Beyoncé, Condoleeza Rice, and Jennifer Garner are speaking out against the words frequently used to describe female leaders.<p>In an article for the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, Sandberg and Anna Marie Chávez, CEO of Girl Scouts of …

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17 Traits That Distinguish The Best Startup CEOs

In a recent Quora thread, users answered the question, "What separates the top 10% of startup CEOs from the rest?"<p>Robert Scoble, renowned blogger and analyst for Rackspace, gave a definitive answer based on his extensive experience with CEOs, and others jumped in to share some thoughts. We'll look …

Why You Should Ban Bossy

Folks, today's the one year anniversary of Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In, LeanIn.Org. For the anniversary, the Girl Scouts are launching a public service …

End to early and forced marriage needed to achieve gender equality – Hillary Clinton, International Women’s Day 2014

Equality for women and girls is “the great unfinished business of the 21st century”, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told the UN on …

WOMEN: Experts call for engaging men and boys as allies in fight for gender equality

“Gender equality isn’t just a women’s issue. It is an issue for all. It is a rights issue because women’s rights are human rights,” declared Phumzile …

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Study: Men And Women Twice As Likely To Hire A Man For A Math-Based Job

A new study reveals why women have a hard time cracking the glass ceiling in the technology industry: both men and women are twice as likely to hire a man for a math-based job.<p>A team of researchers from Columbia, Northwestern, and the University of Chicago set up an experiment to see how men and …