Do you wish you were the person who takes a leadership role in the workplace and who is often given roles of greater responsibility by the bosses? Do you want to become the person who is rarely beset by self-doubt, self-criticism, or insecurities about your abilities? It's all possible. You simply need to gain confidence.
Over the past few months there's been a lot of conversation about whether women are getting a fair shake in Silicon Valley. It's fantastic that there's so much focus on gender equality, but most of the discussion bypasses the fact that we still need to get more women to even try to succeed in technology.
There are three things that have the potential to really irritate me on a daily basis: unexpected plot twists on Grey's Anatomy, people showing way to...
Here's a very simple strategy for boosting your feelings of self-esteem. Research led by Amy Cuddy, social psychologist and associate professor at Ha...
If we can instill self-confidence and self-love in girls at a young age, perhaps we can turn this distorted view we have of what beauty is around, so that "beautiful," will be the norm for everyone, rather than the exception reserved for the few.
The "giving in order that you may receive" is a lofty philosophical position, and one that will assure practitioners a spot in heaven. Give away too much, however, and you'll end up in the poorhouse. So what is the balance?
A person who dreams big is an ordinary person. What makes them extraordinary is that they find the courage, heart, and discipline to make that drea...
Here's the dirty truth: We ascribe happiness to having achieved (fill-in-the-blank). And it's no wonder that we do. Media images tell us every damn day that we must look and act a certain way if we want to be happy. But you know what? It's crap. Really. You are enough. Right now. And so am I.
Here are 10 simple ways to jumpstart your confidence right when you need it -- asking for a job or a raise, coping with someone's rage or complaint, even hosting a party.
As women grow up, society tumbles us and shapes us. We are supposed to be thin, but not too thin; smart, but not too smart; maternal, but sexy. Impostor syndrome is the result. You end up feeling that you don't, actually, belong anywhere. The first step to remedying this issue is recognizing it.
I like being selfish. I'm not sure when it came to be a bad word, but to me, it's always spoken of the power of self-confidence. Of knowing what you want, what makes you happy, and making that happen for yourself.
1. I'm not good enough This is a core limiting belief. At some point this one comes and bites us all. It's powerful and deep rooted. I've seen this b...
By uncovering your negative beliefs about yourself and your money, you can learn to let go of those limiting ideals and start moving toward the life you've always wanted. Whatever it is you desire, know this: You Are Enough.
At SXSW, where apps such as Meerkat sparked industry buzz, The Ipsos Girls' Lounge brought female founders together to help guide new tech startups. We dug into the bias that may be holding female entrepreneurs back and shared insight to help them win the pitch.
After baring my head and living my life as a bald woman for over two decades, I've realized that beauty cannot not be measured by others, and only you can choose fight or flight.
Women have come a long way in living and thriving in our independent lives. We can do anything men can do and now it is up to us to be the role models our friends, peers, daughters, nieces, and grandchildren need. Do you have a seat at the table and if not, do you dare to get one?