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August 16, 2016: Edition 75
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FRESH INSIGHTS ON THE LATEST NEWS

Are You Tough Enough? Why Competition Matters
If the Simones and all the other female Olympic stars teach us anything, it is that women love to win. See what experts say about competition at work.    
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For Real: Strategies That Work for Women of Color Leaders
Challenges of stereotypes and perceptions face multicultural women rising in leadership. Learn tips and more on how to succeed.
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The Rough Ascent For Women in Religious Leadership 
Regardless of religion, women leaders are scarce at the top. See how and why, plus learn what some are doing to change the call to action.
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Gloria's Pick*
Back when I did a lot of talk radio, my Brooklyn-born husband taught me to interrupt a male guest who hogged the airtime. I learned the fine art of being a woman interrupting--waiting for just the right moment and keeping the smile in my voice. So this article on the science of "manterrupting" caught my eye this week. Check it out at Money before your next business meeting.

*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
Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington is leaving her 11-year-old venture to concentrate on Thrive Global, her new health and wellness company because she wants to "change the way people work and live."




GREAT STUFF TO READ NOW

Do You Test Positive at Work? 
Check out the new way to identify personality types: optimist, pessimist, envious or trusting. See what you are, and maybe your coworkers and boss.
READ IT PACIFIC STANDARD


A Funny Look At Your Role as A Leader 

Chuckle to cartoonist Sarah Cooper's satiric take on women in leadership and how you may need to shift your language in order not to offend.  
READ IT AT ATTN.

Frida Kahlo Would Agree: The Artists' Pay Gap is Real 
Women artists have endured a pay gap historically; see why and how this affects the creative bottom line.
READ IT AT THE ECONOMIST

Be Like Laurie: She's Got This 

USA Women's Gymnastics gold medal winner Laurie Hernandez has a mantra before she competes: "I got this." Can it be yours too?
READ IT ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY



QUOTE OF THE WEEK

"We need to make sure we’re creating spaces to create new leaders and new types of leadership. And we cannot be afraid to imagine what it means to have power. You don’t want to just be throwing rocks at the castle. We have to use all the tools available."
--Alicia Garza, founder of Black Lives Matter, on leadership in Bloomberg.



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