In these changing times with so many mixed messages and challenges for women about their role as mothers, it’s hard to establish just how appreciated we really are. So although our mothering role is celebrated once a year on Mother’s Day, for the rest of the time I believe it is viewed rather ambiguously.
This months editorial for 3Plus Women Worth Knowing Magazine
It has been almost impossible to go online or pick up a newspaper in the last couple of weeks without reading about Sheryl Sandberg’s tips on ” leaning in”. covered in Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. Dorothy Dalton hopes that the discussions ignited by Sandberg, which has attracted a veritable host of born again feminists, produces results not just celebrity branded hot air. We need more than talking in “circles”
Are you in charge of your financial health? Do you collaborate in decisions about family finances? Do you want to influence what’s happening at work, in your community, in the world? Dr. Anne Perschel, co-founder of 3Plus International, examines women’s relationship with power and money. Self-assessment included.
There are dozens of reasons women want to, but don’t, take the opportunity to learn negotiation skills. Find out why we women don’t step up and the benefits we would gain if we did! Read what Victoria Pynchon, international negotiation skills guru, author and writer on ForbesWoman She Negotiates has to say ….
Last week saw Viviane Reading tweet ” It’s done. The Commission has adopted my proposal for a European law so that women represent 40% of company board members by 2020″ . Will this become the hoped for leap forward from E.U. quotas or the equivalent of a 12 step meeting in a wine bar? Dorothy Dalton suggests the pipeline should not be forgotten or overlooked.
Women make over 80% of household consumer decisions. In many areas they are judicious consumers and make and influence key budgetary decisions. Yet, when it comes to personal development and creating a career strategy, price becomes a significant barrier for women. Dorothy Dalton suggests this is short sighted and not only needn't be either or it shouldn't be!
The London 3Plus Mini-Mentoring event was a great success. Dorothy Dalton talks about the key take-away messages from the interaction between a panel of highly experienced mentors and a group of dynamic London women
Dr. Anne Perschel, 3Plus co-founder, discovers by way of Todd Akin, that a woman’s brain is two brains in one body. The second brain, the uterine brain, is capable of complex thinking and commanding the body about what to do and what not to do.
A CEO looks back from the future and discovers that in 2012 “The business world was all a-fuss over the first pregnant CEO. It seems rather unbelievable to me, and for that I am very grateful.”
Anne Perschel, 3 Plus International co-founder, weighs in on the recent conversation about Having It All. Her view? Having it all is not the goal. Well then, what is, and what needs to change so both men and women can have it?