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Success & Likeability ~ Great Tip from LeanIn.org!

I hope you have the opportunity to visit Leanin.org!  It is a great resource for professional women. One of the links I clicked on today Tips for Managers led me to the following Tip!  Important information for female leaders to know! Situation: Success and likeability are positively correlated for men and negatively correlated for women. […]

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The Most Difficult Thing Is the Decision to Act

. . . . the rest is merely tenacity” – Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Being the first to “do something” is difficult.  What will people think, what will their perception of me be if I: take a […]

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What is a Personal Brand

Recently I had the opportunity to facilitate a conversation regarding Personal Branding.  It was enlightening to hear everyone’s feedback on what they believe a personal brand is.  They said: “Your personal brand provides a clear and memorable sense of what you stand for” “Your Personal Brand is a story that is always being told” “Your […]

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We Are Better Together!

EWN celebrated it’s 15th Anniversary on June 2, 2017 and; Today, June 8th EWN started a NEW EWN Round Table Location at RR Donnelley in St. Charles, IL. Congratulations Punita Bahel of RR Donnelley for leading this successful round table! Thank you Monica Guillory for being our Speaker. After 15 years it’s still apparent we […]

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What Companies Can Do (from Simon Sinek)

Seems so simple, child’s play. Simon Sinek shares what companies can do to encourage engagement. Is your company following these simple suggestions? Encourage note taking on paper vs. laptop Keep conference rooms free of cell phones Teach leadership Teach how to give back and receive I can think of several more can you?

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One Word Successful People Never Use

From AOL’s Business Insider great advice regarding Leadership and Communication! Darlene Price, president of Well Said, Inc., and author of “Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results,” told Business Insider that words, poorly and unconsciously chosen, can indeed harm your credibility, relationships, and opportunities for advancement at work. She said one word these people […]

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Evaluate Performance Fairly

Tips from www.leanin.org! Evaluate Performance Fairly Gender-blind studies consistently show that removing gender from decisions improves women’s chances of success. One study found that replacing a woman’s name with a man’s name on a résumé improved the odds of getting hired by 61 percent. Situation: Male performance is often overestimated compared to female performance, starting […]

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7 Ways to Self-Promote With Grace At Work

Great Advice from:  ChameleonResumes.com   1. Take on Projects No One Else Wants Ultimately, you want to cultivate a favorable impression with everyone you can, from your boss to the receptionist. So be a team player. By taking on the work no one else wants to do, you’re “taking one for the team.” What could […]

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Annual Illinois Women’s Conference – March 9th

On March 9th the Illinois Diversity Council will hold it’s 8th Annual Illinois Women’s Conference in Chicago! Homepage We hope you have the opportunity to attend.  Great way to continue your leadership journey!  Learn, Lead & Succeed. EWN Founder, Georgia Dudley will be participating as a panelist during Session II – BE Connected: Networking Successfully […]

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Women in the Workplace 2016

We are happy to share the current Lean In / McKinsey Report! “In Corporate America, women fall behind early and continue to lose ground with every step” Thank you Sheryl Sandberg for your continued focus on leadership and advancement and McKinsey for dedicating time to share your research! Together we will grow into amazing leaders […]

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