Are Women In Government Stuck?

In a recent article from Governing magazine, “Why Women’s Presence in Politics Has Stagnated,”  I was unpleasantly surprised to see female legislators are still at the same percentage level, roughly, as they were in 1997.  What an unpleasant discovery it was to read that.  I believe a lot of us just assumed progress was goingContinue reading “Are Women In Government Stuck?”

Commit To Mutual Support, Double Your Success

I saw the above in a random post this morning.  I’d like to take that 2% and up it to the 20% reminder Pareto’s Law conveys. Shape it how you want to, 20% of the people in your life cause 80% of the problems, 80% of your time goes to 20% of your customers, etc.Continue reading “Commit To Mutual Support, Double Your Success”

Women, The Workplace & Self Esteem – Like Watching A Rerun

My summer reading pile is almost all books about women.  Books about women in the nineteenth century, women and self esteem, women and leadership, women in politics, etc.  All very interesting, all research for articles and a book I’m drafting out.  And while these books are interesting, all too often there is a common threadContinue reading “Women, The Workplace & Self Esteem – Like Watching A Rerun”

Inclusion

One of the greatest hurdles to productive group implementation is one of the easiest to solve, listening.  Was everyone heard is a major indicator in whether or not the product of a decision will be implemented and the percentage of support it will receive. When we look at the model of group decision making –Continue reading “Inclusion”

The Neuroscience Of Positive Leadership

Research on the neuroscience of positive leadership, to me, seems like the best idea ever!  If you have positive leadership, creating a positive organizational culture, things start to take care of themselves, ROI, productivity fall into place. http://www.unc.edu/peplab/research.html

Fear Less

http://fearlessstories.com/ I really value some of the information and stories that come across through this online resource.  “fear.less” is a free online magazine empowering through stories of overcoming fear. All kinds of examples and all types of contributors make this an appealing resource to entrepreneurs, business leaders, artists, etc.  The “About” on their web site says it succinctly,Continue reading “Fear Less”