How to help men help women succeed in business and life. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has certainly sparked discussion with her new book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, released this week. Amidst the debate of whether she should or can lead the next [...]
Posts Tagged "Women Don’t Ask"
The singer and Kickstarter success story recently gave a TED talk on a topic close to the heart of many female entrepreneurs: why it’s difficult to ask for things and why you should do it anyway. By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0) The trouble with women, according to both cliché and research, is they often [...]
Women do better in situations with “low structural ambiguity”: where there is more information and lower uncertainty about the potential salary range and appropriate norms for negotiation. By Joan C. Williams (Author, The New Girls’ Network) If I hear once more that the reason for the wage gap is that women don’t negotiate, I may [...]
Mothers are 79% less likely to be hired, only half as likely to be promoted, offered an average of $11,000 less in salary and held to higher performance and punctuality standards than an identical woman without children. By Joan C. Williams (Author, The New Girls’ Network) Advice literature for women is a crowded field and [...]
Know what you want and start doing it with an infectious leadership style. By Mariette Johnson Wharton (Co-Founder & VP Marketing, Vidtel) Recently The Atlantic featured an article addressing in part the nearly impossible feat for working mothers to have it all (or at least have it all at the same time). The major limiting [...]
By Jessica Naziri (Reporter, CNBC) When Alexa von Tobel found herself frustrated with the lack of personal finance resources and tools available to her, she took a leave of absence from Harvard Business School in 2008 to pursue her dream of creating a way for women to gain control of their finances. “When I was [...]
By Jamie Lee (Operations Manager, Tipping Point Partners) Initiating the conversation about salary negotiation with the successful women in our network is the first step to acquiring a negotiation muscle. I saw how tapping one’s network can positively impact a woman’s career after making an introduction to two female friends. One was an executive with [...]