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September 6, 2016: Edition 78
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FRESH INSIGHTS ON THE LATEST NEWS

Code You: How Style In The Workplace Has Changed
Dress codes are for the most part ancient history in the workplace, so how do you express your personal style as a leader at work?
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Flextime: Do You Work Harder Working From Home?
Research results are mixed on flextime and working from home, with a huge majority preferring to, while Millennials supposedly opt for better salaries.
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Mama Told Me So: Daughters Live Legacies of Success
Successful women leaders weigh in on what their moms told them and how parental influence may shape your career path.    
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Gloria's Pick:
Why is Siri female and Ultron male? 
I am speaking 9/7 on a panel for ASU's Origins Project entitled “Political Bodies: Sex, Gender, and Reproductive Rights.  So I’ve been digging into the social construction of gender. My pick article this week demonstrates just how ingrained the gender binary is in our culture—it even impacts artificial intelligence. Wow.

*Take The Lead cofounder and president Gloria Feldt shares her latest favorite content with This Week readers. Email her with your suggestions. Or tweet @GloriaFeldt.  

 

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Reshma Shetty, founder of Gingko Bioworks, explains at the Y Combinators Female Founders Conference that biology is the coolest tech platform. 



GREAT STUFF TO READ NOW

Black Women Leaders, Your Brilliance Shows
Check out these strategies to understanding your excellence.
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7 Leadership Books Every Manager Needs To Read
Read Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office: 101 Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers by Lois P. Frankel, plus more. 
READ IT AT THE MUSE

Thanks to The Women Scientists
Northwestern University scientist Yarrow Axford thanks the women who broke the glass ceiling in science and paved her dream career path.
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QUOTE OF THE WEEK
" The very fact that we are beginning to see women in leadership positions in corporate India is a clear sign that mindsets are changing and boardrooms are making way for women at the table.”
-- Ritu Agarwal, CEO, Rush Fitness



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