Ideas to Build Confidence

The following is an excerpt from How to Build Confidence by Amy Gallo in the Harvard Business Review: Very few people succeed in business without a degree of confidence. Yet everyone, from young people in their first real jobs to seasoned leaders in the upper ranks of organizations, have moments — or days, months, or […]

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You Were Born to Lead

Sheri Dew addressed an audience of thousands of Utah women of all ages at UVU on Wednesday for the final event in the Utah Women & Leadership Project Speaker and Dialogue Series this year. Her message was insightful and as always personable and pointed. “What do I know about leadership?” she asked. “It’s hard and […]

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New Study Says Lack of Confidence is a Barrier

What keeps women in Utah from becoming more engaged and developing their capacity for leadership, both formal and informal? Confidence is at least part of the answer, according to 60 women, most of them leaders, who responded to a LinkedIn post asking the question. This internal barrier is a powerful one, and one that we […]

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The Confidence Crisis for Women & Girls

Part of the Speaker & Dialogue Series By Dr. Susan R. Madsen Confidence is the ingredient that separates those who imagine from those who accomplish. It’s an important part of personal happiness, success and fulfillment. It is a sense that one can try new things, overcome hurdles, and master hard things. It is self-esteem that says […]

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What Women Bring to Leadership

What do women bring to leadership? It’s the topic of extensive research, discussion, and interesting new insights. Studies show that organizational climates benefit from women serving in management and leadership. Organizational climates that are open to and appreciate the benefits of diversity find that employees are happier and more likely to stay. Women tend to […]

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Thanks to My Father

My father was a teacher and the football coach at the high school I attended. I felt lucky to be in his health class. As a teenager I felt he had the best job a father could have. During high school I struggled with the decision of what course of study to pursue in college. Because of my father’s […]

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