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Despite challenges at home and work, most working moms and dads say being employed is what’s best for them

Balancing work and family responsibilities brings many challenges for working mothers and fathers with children younger than 18. Roughly half say being a working parent makes it harder for them to be a good parent, and about as many say that at times they feel they...

Struggles of Working Parents

Dear Rising Leader, "It takes a village." If you're a working parent this is a phrase you probably say often because the juggle is real. Recent research shows: About half of both men and women say being a working parent takes away from their ability to be a good...

Majority of Working Parents say that Employment is Optimal, but Difficult

Half of parents say working is the best situation for them, according to a new survey by Pew Research Center. Still, the juggle takes a toll, at home and at work. The percentage of American moms with jobs is up considerably from 50 years ago. A majority (55%) of...

Struggles of Working Parents

Dear Rising Leader, "It takes a village." If you're a working parent this is a phrase you probably say often because the juggle is real. Recent research shows: About half of both men and women say being a working parent takes away from their ability to be a good...

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Sexism is Humanity’s Biggest, Most Fixable Problem

Astro Teller is the captain of moonshots for X (formerly Google X), who is tasked by Google with inventing breakthrough technologies designed to make the word a better place. Here he answers questions about his role in the fight for gender equality at work. 1. Did you...

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Articles

Why Businesses Need to Adapt to Flexible Working

Why Businesses Need to Adapt to Flexible Working

Flexible working was once a hallmark of startups and young tech companies. Admittedly, smaller companies with fewer workers are naturally more geared towards encouraging greater workplace freedoms. In recent years, however, large businesses have come around to the...

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How We Rise Podcasts

When it comes to rising as leaders, your thoughts can be the greatest drivers of your success or they can be the greatest barriers to your success. Yet most people don’t invest the time to assess and manage the internal patterns, self talk and voices to work for you. Claudia dives deep into the power of your thoughts and steps to manage your mind to serve your visions and dreams.
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In order for all of us to bring our best selves and talents to our workplaces and communities, we need to feel not only a sense of belonging and that we can engage as our true selves, we also need to create the space for others to as well. In a world that is increasingly diverse with so many dimensions (culture, gender, generation, class etc)--cultivating an inclusive mindset is critical for all of us to rise as leaders.
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She Summit Live Sessions

S.H.E. Summit 2019: Unleash Influence

S.H.E. Summit 2019: Unleash Influence

"To unleash influence you need to embrace your whole life leadership. That means prioritizing yourself and your self-care, and to treat your whole life as the organization you are leading." -- Claudia Chan  September is National Self Care Month, which gives us a great...

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S.H.E. Summit 2019: Testimonials

Your best future doesn't just happen. You have to create it. The thing is you often have to get out of your routines and day-to-day environments, and put yourselves in off-site transformational events and gatherings to gain the energy, inspiration, connections and...

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S.H.E. Summit 2019: Unleash Influence

S.H.E. Summit 2019: Unleash Influence

When it comes to improving our workplaces, industries and communities--we forget it is not organizations or entities that do the work...it is PEOPLE that do." -- Claudia Chan  As world leaders gather in New York this week for the UN General Assembly, we are reminded...

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