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Inspiring resources for your career development... 

Many great stories are available to motivate us.  It just takes time to find them and we've taken time out of the equation.  Great stories below, immediately available, to energize you in your journey.

 

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Sheryl Sandberg (COO of Facebook)
 
looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions -- and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite.
 

 
 

 

Zenyatta:  Talk about success in a male dominant field.  Watch this video.




Hillary Clinton: TED Women's Conference.  She told the story of a girl and her father in a developing country.





Elif Shafak:  Uses stories and the imagination to argue that fiction can overcome identity politics.



Sheryl WuDunn: Our century's greatest injustice





Inspiring Video on what's important in living an EXTRAordinary Life (it takes about 15 seconds to start ... be patient)





A great Anita Roddick video sharing her entreprenural passion, the story of building the Body Shop from concept to the stores you know and love today, as well as, her perspective on women in business. 

 

 

Articles

Jealousy's Undershanded Contribution to the Wage Gap
By Katie Phillips

Analyzing Effective Leaders: Why Extraverts Are Not Always the Most Successful Bosses
By: Knowledge @ Wharton

Seven Secrets Of Highly Successful Businesswomen
By:  Carol Hymowitz

Should Women Stop Apologizing So Much?
By:  Alison Fairbrother

Women: Would You Rather Be Judged as Strong or Powerful?
By: Marcia Reynolds, Psy.D.

The Fastest-Growing Jobs For Women
By: Jenna Goudreau

Note:  Why are all these jobs assistant based?

Let Your Body Do The Talking

By: Meghan Casserly and Raquel Laneri

The Best-Kept Secrets Of The World's Best-Dressed Women
By: Leah Bourne

Is No Really No Or Is It An Opportunity?
By: Bonnie Marcus

Congratulations! You're a Manager ... Now What?
By: Meghan Casserly

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