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01/19/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
"The car doesn’t know if I’m a man or a woman, and it doesn’t care."

Julia Landauer shares her Lean In story about becoming a race car driver and chasing her goals the same way she approaches everything: "foot on the pedal, full speed ahead."

Julia Landauer - Lean In

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01/18/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Giving negative feedback can be stressful––but constructive criticism is one of the most valuable tools for improving performance. The next time you’re dreading a difficult conversation, ask yourself these three questions to give feedback that is both meaningful and effective.

How ancient wisdom can help managers give their employees better feedback

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01/18/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Big things are happening with our northern neighbours.

In 2013, Lean In Canada started out of the LinkedIn meeting of 3 professional women. Soon, it was a Circle of 20 women who congregated in a small office space. Now nearing its fourth year of operation, Lean In Canada has a board of directors, a large team of passionate volunteers and a growing community of 3,000 women (as well as a few...
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01/17/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
Greatness personified. As Serena Williams competes for her 23rd Grand Slam––more than any other player has won in the Open era––those who know her best reflect on her quest to become the greatest competitor the sport of tennis has ever seen.

Road to 23 -- The story of Serena's path to greatness

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01/17/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Daliyah Marie Arana has read over 1000 books—and she’s only 4. To celebrate she was invited to her “most favorite, favorite, favorite library in the whole wide world,” the Library of Congress, to be a “librarian for the day.” Just more proof that girls can be the heroes of their own stories. #LeanIn

This Little Bookworm Has Read More Than 1,000 Books -- And She's Only 4

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01/17/2017 at 00:03. Facebook
"You can change the world just like these women did." The cast of Hidden Figures – the #1 movie in America! – talk with 15-year-old Giovanna from Black Girls Code and encourage the #FutureKatherineJohnsons of the next generation.
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01/16/2017. Facebook
Reflecting on Dr. King's life and message with his own words. We are as inspired as ever by his call to all of us to work together to reach true equality.

'I Have A Dream' Speech, In Its Entirety

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01/13/2017. Facebook
Everyone benefits from empowering women – including men. In this TED Talk, sociologist Michael Kimmel uses data and humor to shed light on how to engage more men in conversations on gender equality.

TED Talk: "Why Gender Equality is Good for Everyone–Men Included"

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01/13/2017. Facebook
Beautiful letter from the Bush sisters to the Obama sisters. ❤ #LeanInTogether

The Bush Sisters Write a New Letter to the Obama Daughters

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01/12/2017. Facebook
We all know that networking is important. So why is it so hard to carve out time to do it? Here’s how to cultivate more (and more meaningful) personal connections.
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01/12/2017. Facebook
“When I survived the attack and when I woke up in the hospital, my mind was very, very clear, that this life is for a cause. This is a second life, and it is given to me for something greater than what I was before.” – Malala, one of the most inspirational voices of our time, on her next steps and hopes for the future in this week's Newsweek: [ Bit.ly Link ] #MustRead
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01/11/2017. Facebook
"Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done" – Amelia Earhart

On this day in history, Amelia Earhart became the first person to fly solo across the Pacific from Hawaii to California. Over 80 years later, her story continues to remind women that the sky is the limit.
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01/11/2017. Facebook
At school, we call them “mean girls” and later, we call them “catty” or “queen bees.” The biggest enemy of women, we’re warned, is a powerful woman. But research shows that isn’t true. Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant debunk the myth that women don’t support other women.

Sheryl Sandberg on the Myth of the Catty Woman

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01/10/2017. Facebook
Your daily #ugh: Research shows we often overestimate male performance compared to female performance. Let’s break down the unconscious bias that holds women back. #LeanIn
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01/10/2017. Facebook
Do you know who in your Lean In Circle is left-handed? Practices mindfulness? Has negotiated for a raise? Whether you just started a Circle or are a longtime member, get to know your Circle better with Lean In Bingo. Get the full activity at leanin.org/bingo to play at your next meeting –– and if you haven’t yet, start or join your own Circle at leanin.org/circles.
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01/09/2017. Facebook
Many women say they are less likely to take risks than the men sitting next to them – in part due to fear of failure. Here's a piece of advice to get more comfortable with failing: "Treat yourself the way you'd treat a friend."

To Recover from Failure, Try Some Self-Compassion

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01/09/2017. Facebook
Meet Marin Minamiya, the youngest person to ever climb the highest peaks on all seven continents. This year she plans to reach the North Pole – getting one step closer to completing the Explorers Grand Slam, a challenge that also includes reaching the South Pole and the Seven Summits.

Marin Minamiya, the youngest Japanese person to summit Everest, takes on a new challenge

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01/09/2017. Facebook
Women have dominated the box office for the last four years in a row. And in 2016, both the first and the second highest-grossing films — Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Finding Dory — star women. Here’s to more female protagonists in 2017 and beyond.

The Top Movies Of The Last Four Years Star Women

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01/09/2017. Facebook
"I want you to know I see you. We see you."

Huge congrats to Tracee Ellis Ross on her #GoldenGlobe win and on a fantastic speech. Tonight she became the first black woman to win Best Actress in a TV Comedy Series since 1983!