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Taking Your Game to the Next Level

by Susan Murphy, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Want to hone a skill and enhance your performance? Now may be the perfect time to recruit your next coach or mentor. Most successful men and women can quickly and gratefully recite names of those who have helped them along their career path.

Taking Your Game to the Next Level2018-03-27T15:20:25+00:00

Staying Gender Neutral – A Tip for Our Certified Trainers

by Serge Lashutka, M.A., M.B.A.

One of the critical skills in effectively delivering GenderSpeak is to remain gender neutral as we facilitate. One rule is to always refer to "men" and "women," and not to say "we women (men) tend to..." or "you men (women) tend to ..."

Staying Gender Neutral – A Tip for Our Certified Trainers2018-03-27T15:19:23+00:00

Success: The Importance of Executive Presence

by Connie Glaser

When industrial psychologists recently analyzed the performance evaluations of 61,000 executives, they were astonished by the results. They found that female managers ranked higher than their male counterparts in almost every measure except confidence—and confidence is key to that elusive quality of executive presence.

Success: The Importance of Executive Presence2018-03-26T20:19:39+00:00

GenderSales

by Tammy Hughes

Whether it's a product, service, or idea…being savvy at reading your customer and determining where he or she fits on the gender bell curve can be the difference between painful rejection and sweet success.

GenderSales2018-03-26T20:18:50+00:00

Where Are You Going With This?

by Pat Heim, Ph.D.

During a break in a GenderSpeak workshop a woman told me she suddenly understood a difficult conversation she and her husband had. They had recently finished a major remodel of their house. The first water bill came and she has shocked to see that they were using 500 gallons of water a day.

Where Are You Going With This?2018-03-26T20:18:07+00:00

Workplace Spouses

by Susan Murphy, Ph.D.

Have you ever "clicked" with a member of the opposite sex while working on a project? Maria and Brandon found that whenever they worked on the same project team, they felt renewed energy and creativity. Work was more fun and the days seemed to fly by.

Workplace Spouses2018-03-26T20:17:19+00:00

The Sandbox of Life

by Serge Lashutka, M.A., M.B.A.

During a recent workshop a mother of a small girl told the story of watching her daughter playing alone in her sandbox while she was doing the dishes. The mother had bought several Tonka trucks for her daughter, trying to expose her to toys generally for boys.

The Sandbox of Life2018-03-26T20:16:20+00:00

Speed, Power and Noise… Oh My!

by Tammy Hughes

According to research, boys tend to migrate to toys involving speed, power, and noise. This research result came to life for me recently. I was picking up my boys from school this past week when I noticed something familiar and fun!

Speed, Power and Noise… Oh My!2018-03-26T20:14:44+00:00

Power After Hours: New Realities in Power Marriages

by Pat Heim, Ph.D.

Today women earn 58% of college bachelor degrees and hold half of the professional and managerial positions. Many have been successful beyond their wildest dreams and find themselves holding more power than their husbands. This has had an unforeseen and unintended consequence of destabilizing and disrupting their marriages.

Power After Hours: New Realities in Power Marriages2018-03-26T20:13:38+00:00

Does Parenting Build Leadership Skills?

by Susan Murhpy, Ph.D.

While common sense might lead us to believe that singlefocused, workaholic employees who work long hours would be promoted most often, the opposite appears to be happening. Current research is finding that, in many cases, women who are mothers are climbing higher on the corporate ladder than non-mothers.

Does Parenting Build Leadership Skills?2018-03-26T20:12:48+00:00