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August 2, 2016: Edition 73
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FRESH INSIGHTS ON THE LATEST NEWS

Loud and Clear: 20+ Keys To Effective Public Speaking  
Grasping the strategies of delivering memorable keynotes and speeches can elevate your profile and your organization.  
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Asking For It: How To Earn and Get Your Raise 
It's been said that women don't ask. So it's time to shift that and ask for the raise you deserve. Here are some tools for the convo.
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Young Women in The Military Reach New Heights  
See how the U.S. military is shifting to be more inclusive, supportive and encouraging of young women leaders.
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7 Tips From Top Women Leaders in Marketing
Get the latest intel from the women marketing mavens who rocked the Modern Marketing Summit in Chicago. 
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Gloria's Pick*
Nicholas Kristof's Sunday column in the New York Times says what you and I know: "When Women Win, Men Win, Too."  No matter one's political leanings, we also know "herstory" was made with the first female major party nominee for President. Our daughters and granddaughters will grow up believing they can become President too. And that's really something to celebrate. 
*Take The Lead cofounder and president Gloria Feldt shares her latest favorite content with This Week readers. Email her with your suggestions. Or tweet it @GloriaFeldt.  

 

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
The Guardian visited Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls, N.Y. to ask women and girls of all ages to read the Declaration of Sentiments from  1848.




GREAT STUFF TO READ NOW

Changing The World of Thought Leadership
Through The OpEd Project, founder Katie Orenstein is changing the face of thought leadership and who narrates history one oped at a time. 
READ IT AT FORBES


Women In Science Throughout History Broke Ceilings

Check out the legacies of the top minds in science who happen to be women.
READ IT AT BRAINPICKINGS

Zone Out To Be More Creative  
Discover how you can up your creativity if you lower your multi-tasking. 
READ IT AT THE MUSE

Are Brainstorming Sessions A Waste of Time?

It can feel at times like throwing spitballs on a wall to see what sticks, but is brainstorming in a team valuable? 
READ IT FASTCO DESIGN



QUOTE OF THE WEEK

'Whenever a barrier falls in America, it clears the way for everyone. After all, when there are no ceilings, the sky’s the limit."
--Hillary Clinton in her acceptance of the presidential nomination from the Democratic Party, the first women in history to do so.





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