women and leadership

The World Post
Most of my weekends are spent doing errands, exercising, watching movies, visiting with friends and catching up on sleep.
Politics
The truth is that the world today is new and unpredictable and changing, and filled with threats that we don't understand. But dismissing a powerful Mom or sucking up to an omnipotent Father does nothing but create an illusion of control.
Women
Leadership as we have known it is going the way of landlines and yellow pages. The familiar pyramid of power is shape-shifting into a circle as female leaders summon their teams, harvest their stories, surface their wisdom, and succeed in their business.
Crime
When I was 11, my family visited Washington, D.C., and the absolute highlight of the trip was a tour of FBI Headquarters. I asked the guide a question. "Can girls be FBI agents?" His response: "No, because girls would spend all their time painting their nails."
Women
An increasing drumbeat of data is suggesting that women summon the courage to lean in, only to be knocked back. Meanwhile, a generation of girls is still getting the message that confident self-expression is the answer.
Women
More and more women are becoming leaders in business and politics in this country, and as leaders, it is vital to be prepared, educated and equipped for the task at hand.
Business
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says that little girls who are told they are "bossy" should be told instead that they have "leadership potential." Ms. Sandberg's intentions are good, but she's confused about what being "bossy" really means. Her campaign to "Ban Bossy" is misguided and misses the mark.
Women
There is more to a female leader than a loud (perceivably bossy) voice. There's real depth, experience and intuition.
Women
After investing as much as $250,000 in tuition, why would fathers watch proudly as their daughters graduate from college, and then expect them only to work for a year or two before exiting the workforce to raise a family?
Women
In other words, no matter the tune, men and women sing it differently and Katy Perry, as it turns out, can remind us of five ways to stay on key.
Business
How does a top business graduate school level the playing field for women? How does it retain female faculty in a culture that the university admits has been unwelcoming to women?
Women
We know greater board diversity leads to better governance and stronger economic growth. Now we need to put our economic power behind this legislation by supporting companies who comply with this recommendation, and taking our business away from those who don't.
Business
Personally, I think we'd be better off if we stopped arguing about which approach to leadership is better and consider a different way that could be more effective and actually sustainable. I like to call it Integration.
Women
I have a lot of opinions, I like to share them, and I love being in charge. According to popular opinion, this makes me bossy. I'm completely fine with that.
Women
It used to be that you attended university and then you went to work. Now, the demand for skills is changing fast. No matter how experienced you are, you need to be nimble.
Women
Courage, collaboration, innovation, direct communication, listening, confidence, trust, visionary, passion, tenaciousness -- all are words that describe our greatest leaders, be they in business, public affairs, government or social change
Videos
Former ABC News President David Westin joins HuffPost Live to talk about why there are so few women in newsrooms.
Women
Fifty years ago, it was almost impossible to find a female journalist in most testosterone-filled news organizations. And
Women
If we're ever going to be able to "make your partner a real partner," like Sheryl Sandberg advocates, we've got to believe that men who love women who love their careers exist -- and know that we can attract them by not glossing over our achievements when we're dating.
Women
Albright's passion for supporting democracy and citizen participation around the world is legendary. And, in her role as Chair of the National Democratic Institute (NDI), she is now pursuing a very public campaign to empower women worldwide to succeed in political leadership.