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Inspirational Quote: … on Connections

  “Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one”. Elizabeth Jane Howard (1923-2014), British Novelist.                 “I think women are really good at making friends and not good at networking. Men are good at networking and not necessarily making friends. That’s a gross generalization, but…

Gender Wage Gap - Negotiate

Do You Know Your Value?

We often hear that we get what we deserve in life. But how do savvy professional women assess and communicate their value to make sure they get what they deserve in negotiations? Whether you’re hoping for a promotion, a pay raise, a shift in responsibilities, or a more flexible work schedule, professional negotiations rest on your ability to effectively communicate the value you bring to the table. Negotiations can be…

Leslie Kwan PATRONNE L'Academie Chamber Orchestra

Profiles in Action – Leslie Kwan of L’Academie Chamber Orchestra

Leslie Kwan is a classically trained harpsichordist and founder of L’Academie – a critically acclaimed chamber orchestra that specializes in Baroque music. She is also head of Marketing for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Hear Leslie share her career path and how career women like you can stay true to your passions even when life takes you on detours. Follow her at @MmeDirectrice. 00

Sloane Crosley

Coffee @ Ralph’s: Sloane Crosley

The essayist turned novelist on her debut novel, her policy on 4 a.m. pizza, and the career benefits of getting locked out of your apartment Source: Coffee @ Ralph’s: Sloane Crosley 00

TED Global 2012: Amy Cuddy

Amy Cuddy: Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are | TED Talk

  Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success. Source: TED Talk. 00

Jane Doe and Mary Doe discuss Confidence Gap

The Confidence Gap – The Atlantic

Evidence shows that women are less self-assured than men—and that to succeed, confidence matters as much as competence. Here’s why, and what to do about it. Source: The Atlantic. 00