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13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio<p>According to meta-analytic data, confidence isn’t what leads to success. …

Self-improvement

3 Strategies to Attract Opportunities into Your Life

<b>Feeling stagnant?</b><p><b>You don’t attract opportunities because you are not upgrading</b><p>I often get asked by my coaching clients: “How can I get more …

3 Reasons Why Your Time Management Sucks

If you reach the end of each day with scores of unmarked tasks on your to-do list, you're probably looking for ways to improve your time management. Oxford Dictionaries define time management as "The ability to use one's time effectively or productively, especially at work."<p>Not one of your …

5 Productivity Apps This Executive Swears By | Inc.com

Ticketfly processed around 16 million tickets for 90,000 events across the United States and Canada in 2014. As VP of operations, I am constantly juggling a million different things to ensure that this growth continues, often while working on-the-go. As a result, I am always on the lookout for apps …

Apps

These 5 Phrases Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Carpenters work with wood. Composers' medium is sound. Business leaders like you, however, work in words.<p>Think about it--whether it's persuading a prospective client, laying out your vision for your company, or motivating your staff, the primary tool at your disposal is language. Which means the …

Self-help
Employment

You're More Likely to Be Enthusiastic at Work If You Have a Female Boss

Women managers have an advantage over their male peers when it comes to motivating employees, researchers say.<p>A Gallup study, <i>State of the American</i> …

Employee Engagement
Demographics

6 Steps To Make Those First Few Weeks On The Job Less Awkward

The early days at a new job don’t have to be a total disaster.<p>You’ve killed the interview, negotiated your salary, and ironed your perfect first-day-of-work outfit. You take a deep breath, walk in the door and . . . chaos. Logistical, interpersonal, ego-crushing chaos.<p>Everyone is frantic on a …

Employment

The Incredible Rise Of Women In The Workplace

But what's unarguable is that we've come a long way.<p>In her book "The End of Men and the Rise of Women," Hanna Rosin says that women "have pulled decisively ahead by almost every measure" when compared to men.<p>During World War I and II, women proved that they're capable of working jobs typically …

Pew Research Center

More Proof Women Can Succeed In Technology

by Priyanka Sharma<p>Public perception, driven by mainstream media, is that technology is a male dominated industry. But as the number of women achieving advanced college degrees continues to surpass men, there is increasing conversation about Silicon Valley, an epicenter for technology, and its …

Marissa Mayer Tells The Story Of Why She Became Yahoo CEO, Even Though She Was About To Have A Kid

It was part of Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In" series, which promotes women talking about succeeding in life and business.<p>On June 18, Mayer says she got a call: "I'm doing a CEO search. It's a Fortune 500 company. It's in the consumer Internet space. It's in Silicon Valley—you wouldn't even have to …

Marissa Mayer

Sheryl Sandberg's bold plan to get more women to code

For all its cutting-edge innovation, tech remains a male-dominated industry — a reality Sheryl Sandberg knows well.<p>Before she joined Facebook as its …

The Secrets Of Women Running Billion-Dollar Companies

Billion-dollar startups are so rare they’re called unicorns. Those led by a woman? Even rarer. Here, three share what they’ve learned.<p>When you’re running a billion-dollar tech company, there isn’t a lot of time to stop running, step back, and take in all that you’ve built.<p>For Eventbrite’s Julia …

Startups

How women can break into the boardroom

At a time when colleges are graduating significantly more women than men, barely 17% of <b>Fortune 500</b> company directors are female, and progress has …

More women on boards, cheaper mergers

A new study finds that the more women there are in the boardroom, the less a company pays when it gobbles up another firm.<p>The forthcoming paper by researchers at the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business, which will be published in the Journal of Corporate Finance, reveals that …

At Davos Investing in Women Emerges as a Business Strategy

When companies support women, write Melanne Verveer and Kim Azzarelli, their businesses and communities win.<p>Here in Davos, Switzerland, at the World …

Instead of blaming women we must find better ways to tackle diversity

Diversity isn't about women playing the game the male way, it's about companies adapting the way they operate, value and manage people<p>Most current thinking about gender diversity seems to misdiagnose the problem and prescribe the wrong treatment. It unconsciously blames women for failing to get …

Gender Diversity

Women in the Workplace: A Research Roundup

We all expect to be judged on our merits at work—to be recognized for our accomplishments and our unique talents, insights, and efforts. But does that actually happen? A variety of recent research by business, psychology, and sociology scholars offers a window into women’s collective experiences in …

Pregnant women are doing it wrong

I’ve never been pregnant; I’m a heterosexual male, and barring a sudden major shift in my underlying psychology coupled with a dramatic advancement in gender reassignment surgery, I never will be. I’ve known many pregnant women though. A few years ago I was even married to one, so have witnessed …