Why Are Women-Led Businesses More Successful?

Posted by on June, 15, 2015 in Glass Ceiling, Leadership, Success, Views and Insights, Women Entrepreneurs

Women-Led Businesses vs. Men-Led Businesses A host of scientific research has demonstrated that business enterprises led by women tend to perform better and drive fatter bottom lines than companies with men at the helm. One of the biggest and the one that first revealed the so-called “woman effect”, was McKinsey’s “Women Matter” report which found a positive correlation between the number of women of a company’s management team and its...

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6 Steps to Develop Trust at Work

Posted by on June, 3, 2015 in Job Satisfaction, Leadership, Team Building, Trust, WEI

Trust at Work — Why It’s Essential Trust is the basis of all relationships and although perhaps most of us would first think about personal relationships and the importance of trust in them, work is also about relationships and trust is equally important at the office. Think about it, if you can trust your co-workers and your boss, or your team if you’re a team leader or manager, work will go much more smoothly than if everyone is...

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How Great Teams Are Built

Posted by on June, 3, 2015 in Communication, Leadership, Team Building, Views and Insights

Teambuilding Team building — what’s the first thing that springs to your mind? Picnics, paintball contests, seminars or another event claiming to be building a team spirit among co-workers. But team building is more than just a series of events; it’s a whole philosophy that aims to motivate people, make them more productive and more efficient in their work. Team spirit makes communication between employees themselves and between the team...

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How to Leverage Your Emotional Intelligence

Posted by on May, 12, 2014 in Career Development, Leadership, Personal Development, Success, WEI

Emotional Intelligence – Women’s Not So Secret Weapon A recently released study by an academic from Virginia Commonwealth University revealed that, surprisingly or not, it’s not skills, experience or IQ that is the most important factor for career success. The most important factor, it turns out, is emotional intelligence, the ability to perceive other people’s emotions and interpret them correctly, to control your own emotions and use...

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Who Runs Your Household?

Posted by on May, 12, 2014 in Home, Leadership, Personal Development, WEI, Working Moms

We Are All CEOs If you ask yourself the question who pulls the strings when it comes to house chores, cooking, shopping and helping with homework, the answer will most often be “ I do”. At least that’s what statistics show. Women are making most of the decisions when it comes to running a household and buying stuff for this household. We also spend more time managing the family, in a manner of speaking. If we picture a family as a company, then...

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3 Tips to Improve The Productivity of Your Team

Posted by on May, 8, 2014 in Communication, Leadership, Team Building, WEI

How Appreciation Makes For Better Productivity If you are in a managerial position you’re probably spending much time trying to work out efficient ways to boost the productivity of the team you lead, devising strategies to motivate people and make them happier. While happiness is a subjective thing, statistics from Gallup show that many employees are so unhappy with their job that they couldn’t be bothered to put anything more than the minimum...

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