Women & Leadership

  • 3 Courses | 1h 29m 15s
  • 16 Books | 23h 30m
  • 9 Audiobooks | 51h 29m 41s
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Women leaders face unique challenges and opportunities. Learn how to lead effectively as a woman in today's workplace.

COURSES INCLUDED

Welcome to the Leadership Development Program
Whether you’re new to a leadership role or a battle-tested veteran, there is always more to learn about leading people, leading teams, or leading your business. Learning is a life-long journey, and leadership development is an ongoing process. In this course, you'll be introduced to Skillsoft's Leadership Development Program. Comprised of thirty modern competency-based leadership channels, this program will help expand your knowledge about what it takes to be a leader and the necessary mindsets and behaviors that enable successful leaders to face and overcome the challenges they encounter every day.  This course provides an introductory overview to the program and the rich array of courses, resources, tools, and expert advice available to help you grow your leadership career."
1 video | 9m
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Developing Women Leaders
Why do women still find it difficult to attain top leadership positions? In this course, you’ll learn about barriers to women’s advancement as leaders and ways to break through them.
8 videos | 51m
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Leadership Insights on Developing Women Leaders
Barriers to leadership often affect women more than men. With these insights on likability versus competence, biases that favor males, networking, and self-limiting mindsets, women can overcome external and internal barriers to advancement.
7 videos | 28m
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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MIT Sloan Management Review on Women & Leadership
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn why the number of women in positions of authority are lacking in many companies, what can companies do to ensure a work environment free from sexual harassment, and more.
Book Duration 27m
Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Gender Discrimination Still Exists — Now What?
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses how gender discrimination still exists and what to do about it.
Book Duration 4m
Book Authors By Morela Hernandez

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Rationalizing Yourself Out of a Promotion
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review sets out to understand why and how women engage in rationalization processes to talk themselves out of jobs.
Book Duration 3m
Book Authors By Morela Hernandez

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Why the Influence of Women on Boards Still Lags
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about the limited influence of women of boards.
Book Duration 6m
Book Authors By Deborah A. Henretta, Kimberly A. Whitler

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on How Women Can Improve Their Venture Pitch Outcomes
In this article from MIT Sloan Management Review, learn how successful entrepreneurs are aware of potentially biased responses to their pitches and take control of the conversation.
Book Duration 4m
Book Authors By Henrik Wesemann, Joakim Wincent, Malin Malmström

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Gender Diversity at the Board Level Can Mean Innovation Success
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses how improving recruitment on corporate boards can boost innovation and creativity.
Book Duration 6m
Book Authors By Boris Groysberg, J. Yo-Jud Cheng

Book Summary

The Confidence Myth: Why Women Undervalue Their Skills and How to Get Over It
The Confidence Myth aims to help women overcome the fears that may stunt their careers and instead go for their goals in a practical and meaningful manner. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 9m
Book Authors By Helene Lerner

Book Summary

Leading from the Front: No-Excuse Leadership Tactics for Women
Leading from the Front presents powerful leadership strategies, designed to help women take control of all facets of their lives. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 11m
Book Authors By Angie Morgan, Courtney Lynch

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Championing Women Leaders: Beyond Sponsorship
Examining the reasons why championing works and why it is so important for female executive development in particular, this book provides a user-friendly guide to develop workplace champions for female leaders in any organization.
Book Duration 4h 13m
Book Authors By Kitty Chisholm, Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj

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Developing Women Leaders: A Guide for Men and Women in Organizations
Offering practical solutions drawn from current literature and the author’s personal interviews with high-achievers in companies and universities, this book will help HR leaders and CEOs make informed decisions regarding leadership development for women.
Book Duration 2h 52m
Book Authors By Anna Marie Valerio

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How Women Lead: 8 Essential Strategies Successful Women Know
Whether you’re already in the leadership pipeline, contemplating your next career move, or are working to empower women in business, this book provides hard-won wisdom from women who have reached truly impressive heights in their careers.
Book Duration 4h 19m
Book Authors By Laura Henderson, Sharon Hadary

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Mastering Your Inner Critic and 7 Other High Hurdles to Advancement: How the Best Women Leaders Practice Self-Awareness to Change What Really Matters
Filled with inspiring anecdotes from accomplished women at various stages in their careers, as well as proven strategies any woman can use in the workplace, this unique guide helps you confront your inner critic, face your hurdles head on, and achieve the goals that really matter to you.
Book Duration 3h 41m
Book Authors By Susan Mackenty Brady

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Hire Women: An Agile Framework for Hiring and Retaining Women in Technology
Including pragmatic and effective exercises and case studies, this book provides an agile, iterative framework for hiring and retaining women that is practical and easy-to-use for any team, big or small.
Book Duration 43m
Book Authors By Debbie Madden

Book Summary

LEAN IN: Women, Work and the Will To Lead
In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg shares her insightful theories on women's empowerment and leadership, showing how women can deliver immense impact by making even small changes. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 5m
Book Authors By Sheryl Sandberg

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Dare: Straight Talk on Confidence, Courage, and Career for Women in Charge
Including insights and mentoring lessons from top women business leaders, this must-read book features straightforward, honest advice on gaining confidence, speaking up, finding mentors, learning to fail, building a network of allies, managing others, and more.
Book Duration 3h 46m
Book Authors By Becky Blalock