If Women Are Better Leaders Why Aren't More of Them Leaders?

If Women Are Better Leaders Why Aren't More of Them Leaders?

In particular, science tells us that we should select individuals for leadership roles when they are competent, which tends to translate into having more technical expertise, intelligence, people-skills, and integrity.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has interview with The Project

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has interview with The Project

The New Zealand Prime Minister has revealed she's had little family time since the attack. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is the leader every country wants and needs. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hugs a mosque-goer in Wellington, New Zealand after the terror attack.

How to Turn Your Kids Into Leaders

How to Turn Your Kids Into Leaders

Providing an emotionally stable family environment with warm, supportive parents enables later leader development. We know from research on leader development that leaders learn much from their failures.

Feminist Parenting: The Fight for Equality at Home

Feminist Parenting: The Fight for Equality at Home

Some of the themes we fight for include: A big part of my efforts as a child and adolescent clinical psychologist with a feminist perspective, is to create content (in the form of articles, workshops, courses, and/or seminars) to prevent violence against women; foster a culture of shared responsibility between mothers and fathers; minimize toxic masculinity in young boys; open a conversation about sexual consent; among others.

Nurturing Youth Leadership Skills At Home

Nurturing Youth Leadership Skills At Home

When parents decide to start regular meetings with children, there is a certain amount of ongoing preparation required, like learning what agenda topics work best, experimenting with new ideas, adapting to change, facilitating problem-solving, etc.

A letter to my new son Felix

A letter to my new son Felix

A letter to my new son Felix Jason Hincks Jan 20 The amazing lessons I learned from his mum Felix — Day 5 There is no doubt that the past year or two has seen a long overdue public discussion about the role of women in our society, highlighting the biases that all men, including myself, have helped perpetuate.

Oprah Winfrey opens up on why 'mothering instinct' was not for her

Oprah Winfrey opens up on why 'mothering instinct' was not for her

This is how having children was supposed to manifest for me.” The students at Oprah Winfrey's girls academy in South Africa have a special nickname for the media mogul.

The Evolutionary Psychology Behind the LA Teachers' Strike

The Evolutionary Psychology Behind the LA Teachers' Strike

Source: Stinglehammer / Wikimedia commons The Unionizing Ape For me, one of the most powerful and versatile intellectual frameworks within the evolutionary sciences pertains to Paul Bingham and Joanne Souza's (2009) ideas of how early humans evolved the tendency to form cooperative groups that cut across kin lines.

Political Tribalism and the Shutdown

Political Tribalism and the Shutdown

In a reverse of the cheers-turned-to-groans from the summer graduation, Republicans who were averse to a border wall are now proverbially cheering for it because of Trump’s ultimatum to fund it ( Singer, 2017 ; Washington Post , 2019 ).

What Does It Mean to Be Authentic?

What Does It Mean to Be Authentic?

If we all play various roles, which one is the “real me?” Although we shift roles based on our context, we can still have a sense of a “true self.” Researchers have found that adolescents come to be concerned with what is their “true self” (Harter, 2002).

How to Avoid “Death by Meeting” in the Workplace

How to Avoid “Death by Meeting” in the Workplace

When well done, meetings can be a highly effective form of teamwork in which major problems are solved and important decisions are made, thus energizing the team and aligning its members towards productive goals.

Why Good Bosses are Just a Bit Psychopathic

Why Good Bosses are Just a Bit Psychopathic

Based on this large repository of empirical data, the research team discerned only a weak positive relationship between psychopathic traits and leadership emergence, and a weak negative link between psychopathy and effectiveness.

Three Ways to Recharge Your Batteries Like a CEO

Three Ways to Recharge Your Batteries Like a CEO

Hobbies let us draw on resources that are different from those we use at work, satisfy our needs to feel competent and freely choose how to spend our time, and mentally absorb ourselves so we forget about our work roles and obligations.

Leadership Lessons from Donald Trump

Leadership Lessons from Donald Trump

President Trump uses more of the “sink or swim” type of leadership, what is referred to as “management-by-exception.” This type of leader allows followers to take on responsibilities, but only intervenes to correct poor performance.