Are you feeling overwhelmed by the amount of content out there? Let WiNfluence curate the content for you. Each week I will share a few interesting links I have come across in order to share more content with WiNfluence readers. The information is not necessarily something I’m endorsing but links that I think are thought provoking and warrant a further look.
Check out this week’s interesting links.
The Grindstone by Lauren Still. Some great tips from Lauren on how to boost that confidence. "When we have confidence in ourselves at work, we tend to be more decisive, assertive, and take more initiative."
Caution: Avoiding Risk Can be Bad for Business - Forbes by Nancy F. Clark - Another great article by
How to Overcome Fear: 5 Tricks - Inc. by Geoffrey. Is it is fear that is holding you back? Geoffrey has put together a list of 5 tricks to overcome that fear and help you move on.
Let’s Put Meetings Out of Their Misery - The Globe & Mail by Carol Tice. Carol provides seven suggestions to help spend less time in meetings. A personal favourite of mine.
Here's Why so Many Women Leave Science and Math Careers - Business Insider by Jennifer Welsh. Jennifer offers up some advice on how policy changes could help more women stay in their chosen fields and achieve a work-life balance.
4 Leadership Styles to Master - Inc. by Glen Blickenstaff. This article changes up the "what kind of leader are you" and gives four examples of when to use different leadership styles.
Corporate Leadership is Still All About the Boys - Harvard Business Review by Avivah Wittenberg-Cox. This is a very well written article about the misconception of men and women about meritocracy. "There is a massive disconnect between an educational system that now produces 60% female graduates and a business world that hasn't yet figured out how to manage this talent pool."
Crossing the Gender Line: Why Mentor Men? - The Glass Hammer by Jacey Fortin. This article answers the question, "Can senior women promote workplace equality by proactively mentoring junior men?"
Going One-on-one with your CEO - The Globe & Mail by Harvey Schachter. There is some really good practical tips to use for your next C-suite meeting in this article. Have a read and be better prepared for that next encounter.
Do you have any interesting links you’d like to share with WiNfluence readers? Pick one thing that inspired you this week and post the link in the comments section below.