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What it takes to be a great leader

Posted by Avanti Women Apr 1, 2015

What makes a great leader today? Many of us carry this image of this all-knowing superhero who stands and commands and protects his followers. But that's kind of an image from another time, and what's also outdated are the leadership development programs that are based on success models for a world that was, not a world that is or that is coming.

Living beyond limits

Posted by Avanti Women Apr 1, 2015

When she was 19, Amy Purdy lost both her legs below the knee. And now she's a pro snowboarder. In this powerful talk, she shows us how to draw inspiration from life's obstacles.

Why we have to few women leaders

Posted by Avanti Women Apr 1, 2015

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

18 Empowering Illustrations to Remind Everyone Who's Really in Charge of Women's Bodies

Posted by Avanti Women Apr 1, 2015

When Brazilian graphic designer Carol Rossetti began posting colorful illustrations of women and their stories to Facebook, she had no idea how popular they would become.

The career advice you probably didn't get

Posted by Avanti Women Apr 1, 2015

You‰Ûªre doing everything right at work, taking all the right advice, but you‰Ûªre just not moving up. Why? Susan Colantuono shares a simple, surprising piece of advice you might not have heard before quite so plainly. This talk, while aimed at an audience of women, has universal takeaways ‰ÛÓ for men and women, new grads and midcareer workers.

Job Satisfaction Tied To Better Heart Health, Well-Being?

Posted by Avanti Women Apr 1, 2015

Truth: Job satisfaction is connected to your cholesterol

Women in the workforce: Female power

Posted by Avanti Women Apr 1, 2015

Across the rich world more women are working than ever before. Coping with this change will be one of the great challenges of the coming decades

The business of empowering women

Posted by Avanti Women Apr 1, 2015

The business of empowering women presents a case for why and how the private sector should intensify its engagement in the economic empowerment of women in developing countries and emerging markets.

The Good Mentor

Posted by Avanti Women Apr 1, 2015

As formal mentoring programs gain popularity, the need for identifying and preparing good mentors grows.

The Six Habits of highly effective Mentors

Posted by Avanti Women Apr 1, 2015

By using their knowledge and experience to support up-and-coming entrepreneurs, mentors are helping drive growth in companies that can create jobs and generate revenue. Mentors are impacting their local economy and making the region they live in a more exciting and vibrant place. That's a pretty fulfilling way to donate your time