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Happy New Year From Take The Lead!

Tuesday, January 5, 2016  
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TAKE THE LEADTHIS WEEK
Women's leadership news and advice, packaged to fit your life.
Happy 2016 from Take The Lead!
Our resolution is to take some massive strides towards leadership parity in 2016 so this dream can be a reality by #25not95.

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January 5, 2016: Edition 43
It's not too late to sign up forDr. Marcia Reynolds' Virtual Happy Houron 1/13! Join us at 6:30pm ET for a discussion on how to get positive results from difficult conversations.
IN THE HEADLINES

Email Like a Boss: The Gmail Plug-in that Helps You Type with Confidence
Make a New Year's resolution to project more confidence in 2016!This new online tool will help you boost the effectiveness and confidence in your emails.By highlighting words and phrases indicative of weak speech patterns and suggesting powerful alternatives, this app will have you typing like a boss in no time.
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Female WWII Veterans Denied Eligibility for Arlington Burial
Last year was an incredible one for women in the military, but the fight is not yet over for the family of Elaine Harmon, aWWII veteran who has been denied eligibility for burial honors in Arlington National Cemetery.
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Professional Sports See a Surge in Women's Employment
The new year is looking good for women who are hoping to make it big in the professional sports industry since2015 saw a groundbreaking number of women employed by men's professional teamsas officials, coaches, and commentators.
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WHAT WE'RE READING

The Business Consequences of Being Gender Blind, Deaf, and Dumb
Joanna L. Krotz issuesa new goal for the 21st century: bridge the gender gap by respecting sex differences rather than turning women into men.
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Women Begin to Take Their Place in Elite Billionaires Club
Men still make up a clear majority of the world's billionaire population, but they no longer belong to the globe's fastest growing group of billionaires,according to one study.
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Women Still Outnumbered in Medical Leadership by Men with Mustaches
University of Pennsylvania annual Christmas journal focusing on quirky medical findings publishes study finding that 20% of medical leadership positions are held by men with mustaches whileonly 13% are held by women.

GOOD STUFF FROM OUR FRIENDS

The good folks at Levo League have come out with a great new app which helps you be in fighting shape for your next job interview by answering the questions, "What are my strengths and weaknesses?" and "What am I good at?" The self-assessment tool is calledThinking Talents Quiz: Find Your Career Strengthsand it is available for free downloadhere!
QUOTE OF THE WEEK

"Self-doubt actually makes you a better leader... Doubt is healthy because it keeps you on your toes. It keeps you striving to be a better person, to be a better leader. Having that humbling realization that maybe I shouldn't be doing X, Y, and Z is healthy to any organization."
-Lauren Bush Lauren--founder of Feed, the non-profit which has fed over 75 million children around the world--in an interview with
Glamoureditor-in-chief Cindi Leive for the magazine's online series "Step Into My Office." The series features women leaders like Dina Powell, Samantha Bee, and Tory Burch who all share their secrets to success.

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