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what's imposter syndrome

How Impostor Syndrome Holds Women Back in Their Careers

November 15, 2021
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Impostor syndrome is a loose definition of doubting your abilities and feeling like you’re a fraud. It almost always affects high-achieving people who find it hard to accept their accomplishments. Many people can identify with self-doubt and questions, such as ‘why do I feel like a fraud?’ Even though they are trained and educated for […]

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mentoring women

How to Mentor and Support Other Women

October 15, 2021
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We’ve all heard the stats before – women make 53 to 79 cents on the dollar of what men earn. Only 8% of Fortune 500 CEOs are women. Less than three percent of venture capital goes to female-owned businesses. And, there are more men named John in positions of leadership across America than there are […]

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Why You Should Throw Out Your 5-year Plan (Yes, Really!) 

September 4, 2021
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If the last couple years have taught us anything, it’s that the best-laid plans…well, you know. With everything going on in the world, many of us have taken a hard look at where we are, what we’re prioritizing, and — most importantly — WHY we’re doing what we’re doing. So we canceled our 5-year plan and decided […]

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how to be happy without expectations

How to Let Go of Expectations

September 1, 2021
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Have you ever set your mind on the final outcome of something, only to have your hopes dashed when it didn’t come true?  When you have an expectation and believe that something is going to happen, that’s the result of your imagination kicking in. And odds are, the expectation won’t turn out the way you […]

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Retain Women of Color in the Workplace

How to Retain Women of Color in the Workplace

July 14, 2021
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Organizations with a diverse workforce are proven to perform better. Companies with female CEOs and CFOs see higher profits and stock returns. Yet there are more men named John in positions of leadership than there are women in leadership roles. And even fewer are women of color, so it’s no surprise to learn 50% of […]

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what does nonjudgmental mean

Is it Possible to be Nonjudgmental of Others?

July 13, 2021
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Every day we make judgments about others. It’s human nature to make snap decisions. It’s the way our brains are wired so we can function without spending too much time or energy processing everything we encounter.  As a result, we pass judgment on people as soon as we see them. Those pre-conceptions are usually informed […]

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leave your comfort zone

How to Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

June 1, 2021
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You may have heard the term leave your comfort zone, which became a buzzy life coach phrase in the ’90s. The idea was that a person’s ‘comfort zone’ (low-risk daily routines) caused individual progress to level out. The brain is a creature of habit, so staying within a comfort zone makes sense. You know what […]

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women in entertainment mentorship

Leveling the Playing Field through Mentorship

April 1, 2021
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From entry-level positions to the C-Suite, the number of women of color represented in business needs to increase. In 2020, WOC represented only 18% of entry-level positions, few advanced to leadership positions and even fewer make it to the highest roles: managers (12%) senior managers/directors (9%) VPs (6%) SVPs (5%) C-suite (3%) Let’s increase these […]

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what is your superpower

Finding Your Superpower

March 16, 2021
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Quick: what’s your superpower? Ok, it’s confession time.  We hope this is a safe space where we can reveal we’re not an expert on superheroes. That’s right: we don’t even have a favorite universe. We know there are some heroes, some villains and…that’s about it. But one thing we do know is that although Wonder […]

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women in film mentorship

Angelica Joins HearstLab Scouts

March 1, 2021
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  Hearst, the parent of media brands including Cosmopolitan and Esquire, is financing an “incubator” lab focused entirely on making early-stage investments in women-led startups, aimed at leveling the playing field for female entrepreneurs. Angelica was named a HearstLab Scout, comprised of female leaders across Hearst who advise on potential investments (pre-seed and seed), business […]

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