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October 25, 2016: Edition 85

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FRESH INSIGHTS ON THE LATEST NEWS
Dr. No? How We Are Changing Images of Women Professional Leaders 
How can we redefine what a doctor, lawyer, leader looks like?
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Politics-Free Zone: How To Neutralize Your Workplace Conversations
Office talk can vary widely, but it may not be wise to mix politics with work, especially in this tense election season. Grab some strategies to stay cool. 
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Should You Blow The Whistle At Work? Weighing the Future Consequences
Whistleblowers have historically suffered retaliation, and more women than men expose fraud. Check out how you might handle the consequences of acting on your conscience.

Gloria's Pick: Thank You, Trump, For Cracking Open a Long Needed Conversation 
This week I’m sharing my own recent post, “The Women of America Thank You,” because I believe so strongly that the presidential campaign has sparked a critically important conversation about power, privilege and the role of gender in society.  It transcends partisanship. It goes to the core of our beings as humans. It also demonstrates the value of my Power Tool #4 teaching: embrace controversy. 
*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
Rachel Botsman, author and a visiting academic at the University of Oxford, Saïd Business School, discusses the share economy and what it means to all of us and our ideas. 
GREAT STUFF TO READ NOW
The Frontier Was Ruled By Women
Get inspired by these bold pioneers of the past as you forge ahead today.
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Do Your Kids Make You More Efficient? 
Ask any multi-tasking parent, you just might get more done because you're busy.
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Irregular Work Hours Affect Women More
Whether it's night shift work or erratic hours, women bear the brunt in child care and more. 
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Frowny Face: 6 Workplace Issues That Make Women Sad
Whether it's harassment, lower wages or not being prepared, these issues tick women off.
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QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"Pay equity is no longer aspirational. It’s being implemented.”
-- Natasha Lamb, director equity research,shareholder engagement, Arjuna Capital 
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