Tag: women leaders

The History of Women in Leadership Positions: A Look at the Incomparable Life of Helen Bonfils

*Denver Post archive photo Women who desire to assume leadership positions can learn a great deal from female leaders in the past. These women include some important unsung heroes that haven’t received the due they deserve for their amazing accomplishments. In addition, these are women who demonstrated their leadership in their travels from one locale…
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6 Most Annoying Myths about Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders

Women in business still face prejudices and clichés that their male counterparts don’t have to deal with. The good news is that many of these myths are already dying. Changing attitudes and new opportunities are giving female entrepreneurs and business leaders a chance to shine. As much as times have changes, there are some persistent…
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Entrepreneur Interview – Candi King

Entrepreneur Candi King is a mom of four children, ranging in age from 9 to 14. She has worked with wood extensively, and makes a variety of different wood items, including puzzles, doll houses, and barns. She also sews, and makes reusable cloth gift bags. What is your business/Business Name?  What does your business do?  …
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Career Skills You Can Learn from Women Leaders

~by Katie McGregor~ . It’s shouldn’t be news to you that there are more male leaders than female leaders. This is an issue on its own that can be discussed in length, but the gist of the argument is that by having an equal mix of men and women, their unique gendered abilities will bring…
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5 Secrets of Successful Female Business Leaders

~by Skornia Alison~ . Women have come a long way in their pursuit of becoming business leaders in the corporate world. Today, we have successful female business leaders who are working side by side with their male counterparts. Business leaders like Irene Rosenfeld, Indra Nooyi and Ursula Burns are some examples of famous women leaders…
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3 Instant Life-Lessons Taught By Selling Girl Scout Cookies

It’s Girl Scout Cookie season! It’s the 102nd anniversary of the Girl Scouts, and as I’ve been helping to sell these delicious baked treats, I’ve also thought about the lessons the girls learn every year while selling their cookies. It’s more than just being able to earn badges… selling Girl Scout cookies actually teaches valuable…
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Working Mom Interviews- Miriam Savage

  Miriam Savage is another of my amazing working mom friends.  Read her story below. Do you stay at home, work at home, or work-outside the home? Work outside of the home – but I work FROM home a lot too. How many kids do you have? 4 – 2 girls and 2 boys What’s…
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Why Are Women Called Names?

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ Think of any influential woman you know. Hillary Clinton, Condoleeza Rice, Ariana Huffington, Carly Fiorina, Sarah Palin, Sheryl Sandberg. Now think about the words that are typically used to describe them. Pushy, bossy, bitch. The list goes on. Why are women called names? Seriously, why do we call women in leadership…
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Things Worth Doing Are Often The Hardest

My MBA from Duke.  Giving birth to four children, and raising them so far.  Donating my mom’s kidneys, and corneas when she died. Things worth doing are often the hardest to do. This week, I got a letter from the gentleman who received my mom’s kidneys after she died two and a half years ago.…
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I’m Not Jaded: Don’t Discourage Our Future Female Leaders | LinkedIn

I am exhausted by the stream of content pointing out the lack of women in leadership roles. This might be surprising, considering I went to a high school that carried the motto “Empowering Women.” My closest friends frequently call me a feminist, and the men in my office know not to refer to the women…
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