“This is your brain on mobile” by @jgvandehey https://t.co/5YwicK4ZdV
The Gender Wage Gap, by State http://t.co/QaDSLD8uY6
4 Storytelling Tips From Ken Burns http://t.co/1QG7kvOrkO
Get ready to pay for things with your veins http://t.co/rnALhr3uaj
Women’s Unequal Lot, via @nytimes http://t.co/Oplv9CE23q
Raising a Moral Child, via @AdamMGrant http://t.co/QIp10O06xb
36 Maps That Will Make You See The World In Completely New Ways http://t.co/EJXyiaZFBS
Pew Center:The Next America http://t.co/o17NYqVh1H
10 Ways Great Leaders Build Amazing Communities http://t.co/ePrSlFRBE3
The first emoticon may have appeared in...1648 http://t.co/HUzjJ8DVm7
Disruptive entrepreneurs: An interview with Eric Ries http://t.co/rvaynSRynR via @mckinsey
In the Workplace, Leaders Who Aren’t Always Followed http://t.co/WT3xadsVuv
The Toddler Who Survived, and the Cop Who Became Her Mom, via @nytimes http://t.co/Z9tHlTvljF
Ten Powerful Lessons Learned from a Bad Boss http://t.co/zBAs8fo0aM
RT @KareAnderson: #SoftEdge = biz success formula #cognitivediversity grit trust empathy purpose @richkarlgaard @tom_peters @johngerzema

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In anticipation of the PSFK 2014 conference in a couple of weeks, I participated in an interview about the leadership qualities that are valued in modern business, the media, and the political landscape alike. What inspired you to write the Athena Doctrine? My reasoning for writing the book was twofold. The...
The first National Women’s Day was observed in the United States on February 28, 1909 to honor the garment workers’ strike, which had protested unsatisfactory working conditions in factories. As of almost forty years ago in 1975, the United Nations began celebrating International Women’s Day on March...
"I went on Yahoo and asked, 'What's the poorest country in Asia?'...I saw the photos of Bangladesh and thought, 'Oh my God.' The next thing I thought was, 'I should go there.'" - Eriko Yamaguchi, Founder, Motherhouse As I was speaking on a panel last week at The United Nations...
Last week, Catalyst released its yearly rundown of women in the Fortune 500. And it's more of the same: The percentage of women directors in the Fortune 500 has hovered consistently between 16% and 17% since 2011, despite the lively cultural debate about the importance of women in leadership positions. Similarly,...
By Diane Merlino If you are a business leader, you should know that your customers and your employees very likely want you to be more selfless, more empathetic, and more collaborative. A two-year survey of 64,000 people in 18 countries and 125 on-the-ground interviews in 13 countries confirms that the command...
By Diane Merlino Try these ideas about leadership on for size: Empathy is innovation. Vulnerability is strength. They might sound a bit airy, but the extraordinary research that’s the foundation of the recently released The Athena Doctrine. How women (and the men who think like them) will rule the future (...
I'm very humbled to be named to the "Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business 2014" list. A big congratulations to my fellow honnorees who were culled from nominations worldwide from both the public and private sector and in professions ranging from authors to consultants to researchers to...
It’s a new year. And with the onset of 2014 comes renewed resolve and myriad forecasts of trends to come. One of which, the ascendency of women in business and the premium placed on female leadership traits and competencies, does not seem to be a passing fad of 2013. In fact, a recent Forbes article enumerated...
It may sound easier said than done to maintain a strong sense of self when making allegations of sexual harassment against a U.S. Supreme court nominee; or being the sole dissenting vote in a corporate board decision dictating the fate of a Fortune 500 company. But Anita Hill and Monica Lozano make it look like just...
A popular meme of modern business is "learning from failure". Failing (which has been around as long as succeeding) is suddenly in vogue. Business schools teach it and corporate leaders preach it. "LFF" is very SEO, with over two million hits on Google. Failure's mojo lies in its ubiquity....

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