The latest women's leadership news and advice packaged to fit your life.
July 19, 2016: Edition 71
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FRESH INSIGHTS ON THE LATEST NEWS
Who Runs The World? Women Leaders Take Reins Globally From the U.K to the U.S., women are primed to take premier slots of political leadership. What are history's lessons for today? TELL ME MORE It's a Win: Young Female Olympians Offer Leadership Keys The young female athletes who will go for the gold in Rio 2016 next month offer all of us leadership tools. TELL ME MORE
After The Fire: Reframing Your Career If You're Let Go Most everyone gets fired once, and some dismissals are more high profile than others. Here are strategies to rethink and rebuild. TELL ME MORE Gloria's Pick* I’m an advisor to the super cool app, Buy Up Index, so no surprise this caught my eye this week. Women buy over 80 percent of goods and services, after all. Buy Up Index has built a ratings system and scores companies on their female-friendliness, including the percent of women in leadership. This lets us easily mass the immense power of our purses to buy from companies that have policies and practices that support gender
equality. Here’s how you can help, besides downloading and using the app today. Tell Buy Up how much this matters in your purchasing decisions by answering just 7 short questions here. Results will be posted on Buy Up Index and might make the world a more equal place. Thanks. *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.
Surviving The Long Haul Women in the trucking industry face stress and
harassment on the road. READ IT ATNEW REPUBLIC Sometimes The Tough Conversations Go Very Well The upheaval over the past few weeks over racial violence in this country can inspire leaders at work to make a difference. READ IT MEDIUM Even The Articifical Intelligence is Gendered The digital assistants are female and the lead avatars are male. Who knew? READ IT AT CROWDFLOWER.
OMEGA WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP CENTER PROGRAM With Gloria Feldt
Friday, July 22 to Sunday, July 24: Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY
Spend a weekend discovering "Changing How We Think About Power" workshops with Take The Lead co-founder and president Gloria Feldt while learning and embracing the 9 Leadership Power Tools. REGISTER HERE.