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Resources for Domestic Violence

Last week, we kicked off our first Phenomenal Founder Conversations with the founder of Ruach Nashit - Women's spirit, Israel. Tamar Shwartz has been bringing the silenced and repressed voices of populations on the margins of society into the center of public...

Why this is the most crucial time to seek out your mentor?

We are struggling today to make sense of what happened, what’s happening and what the future holds for us. When I say we, I mean us, women.  COVID 19 has set women back by decades in their quest for gender equality. The social and economic changes are palpable and...

How to eat healthy in times of Covid-19?

How to eat healthy in times of Covid-19? Being in confinement has a big impact on getting organized for food. Currently the supermarkets are your highest risk to get infected or to infect others. Online stores are often fully booked on delivery slots. Food...

Collaborative Leadership by Antje Bauer

What is Collaborative Leadership? A leadership style: From Command & Control over Consensus to Collaborative Leadership “Era of Collaboration”: Slack / Trello / Chatter / Yammer / MS Teams requires different Leadership Style What characterizes a...

Mentoring Journeys : The Giver of Stars

After a steady dose of business non-fiction be it Deepa Narayan’s Chup or Sally Helgesen’s How women rise, I bought The Giver of Stars on a whim. As a corporate athlete turned entrepreneur and with Thrive entering the arena of social entrepreneurship, I am...

Finding my tribe- makes it easy to be Woman

The relationship between women is like a really complex biryani. It has so many ingredients, it needs to be marinated, to be cooked well, to be served with love, to be appreciated for all the effort. It is nuanced, flavoured differently at each bite. It...

Why having women on boards is important?

In 2015, a McKinsey & Company research discovered that "businesses where females are most strongly represented on board or top management levels are also the firms that perform best on both managerial and economic results." For example, businesses with a...

YOU ARE WINNING IT.

Homemaker. Career woman. Coach. Mother to two boys. Farmer. Entrepreneur. Friend. Wife. Woman. I am sure this hasn’t even scratched the surface when it comes to listing the so very many hats that a very close friend of mine dons. Entrepreneur. Has turned...

How to lead like a woman?

Challenging for everyone is the change from being a doer to being a leader, and women face different obstacles. Most women struggle to find their own, authentic style of leadership, a style that enhances their influence rather than trapping them in an...

Women and their love- hate relationship with Power

I remember how as a junior associate I hated going to her meetings. My boss, Anne three levels up, had this way of dominating the entire meeting. If a shared services meeting wasn’t going well, she would somehow make it about herself. Of how the team was...

Look at ME- Not as a Woman- as a Person

First there was the #metoo movement. It began with women sharing their fears, stories and finding strength in each other. Today it has men too sharing their stories. Gender is fast becoming a blurred line, it is more about choice and what you want to...

How does women mentoring women change the world?

This is a post from Jacinda Ardern’s Facebook wall dated 10th Aug 2017. She’s thanking Annette King for having stood by her during her entire election campaign. King and Ardern traveled together throughout the latter’s campaign. King is one of Australia’s...

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