For many women, saying “no” leads to feeling guilty. New York Times contributor, Jessica Bennett, says always being expected to say yes is not a figment of their imagination. Research shows that when a woman says no, it is perceived differently than when a man does the same.   Bennett cites research from Rice University that […]

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According to New York Times contributor Jessica Bennett, research shows that it’s hard for women to say no at work, which in turn, takes time away from tasks that increase their visibility.  But two groups of women are addressing this problem. “The No Club” was founded by a professor at NYU who noticed that women would […]

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    I don’t know a soul without bias of some kind.  Even the best intentioned among us harbor some degree of conscious or unconscious bias. It impacts workplace productivity and, as we’re reminded — seemingly daily — it determines the level of peace in our communities. In the workplace, and in every part of life, […]

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Research conducted at University of Buffalo School of Management confirms that gender bias is still a big issue for women seeking c-level positions. Communal, nurturing traits that women are more likely to display aren’t viewed as leader-like. We still award dominating male behaviors with leadership roles, even when team-building skills are lacking. If you’re a […]

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It may not surprise you to hear that only 26 percent of c-level positions at S&P 500 companies are held by women. According to research conducted at University of Buffalo School of Management, men are still more likely to be perceived as leaders than women. The researchers point to societal pressure and differences in personality […]

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