Female Bosses

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Women in leadership roles.

My team has too much management! We have 4 "leadership" people to 7 individual contributors 🙄. Although 4 ICs report directly to me, my director and leader are very involved with the team. … more

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Writing evaluations is so hard for me. Any thoughts or feedback on books or how you write these once a year?

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Female bosses do you think it's important to promote team building activities during COVID19 and why? If so what team building activity could work well during wfh?

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How much does does or should a company pay for tuition reimbursement?

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I’m a newly promoted managing attorney-Right before the pandemic and all of us began working remotely. I’m having trouble getting my former coworkers to respect me as their supervisor. Some have been … more

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Hi boss ladies. I’m pregnant and deciding to tell the partners I work with soon. What’s the rule of thumb around how much in advance I should share the news?

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Female Bosses, have you taken the MBTI (Myers-Briggs) personality test? If so, what is your personality? And do you think you have always been this personality, or felt you molded/adapted to it?

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My agency is opening up applications for a committee leader for DE&I efforts for the first time ever. This person will be responsible for overhauling how the agency approaches diversity, including… more

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How can I politely tell someone to stop explaining basic concepts to me? I find it quite annoying! Like... dude I’m the expert here! I’m probably faulty... maybe I don’t take enough space?

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I’m possibly moving into a new position as Engagement/Performance manager after a little less than a year and I was wondering if you have any advice for a young woman just starting her career and movi… more

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Does anyone else have clients ping them or have instant message access with clients? We do on my current project and the CEO won’t stop pinging me when he sees I’m in late at night. It will be like 10… more

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coming off of furlough to now sit in management meetings. i feel like i’m constantly blundering everything. and i don’t even feel the little wins anymore :( i feel so insecure in my abilities to help.… more

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I’m quite a sensitive person, so if someone speaks to me in an aggressive manner or otherwise negatively, I tend to cry/shut down a few hours after (I think after the adrenaline rush has subsided lol)… more

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Calling all petite (and strong, accomplished) women in this bowl: how do you smartly respond to someone commenting on your stature unsolicitedly? I am 5’0”, and have had numerous occasions (at work an… more

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Not sure if I should be worried about a client asking a junior team member to present the closing presentation. Usually, I present the end of project, with some parts delegated to junior members...

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Any suggestions on how I can learn to be more assertive be it at work or personal life. I feel I am a huge people pleaser and go out of my way to be nice to people and make them feel good about themse… more

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What is your strongest quality/skill as a boss? Is it recognized amongst your peers?

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Has anyone dealt with a stylist before? If so what was your experience? Was it worth it?

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Has anyone tried the CALM app.. Its amazing! Its very relaxing! And there is music that helps me focus on my work during the day! Really love it! Ive even used the storytelling to make kids sleep!

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I am currently the CMO of a small company. I built this brand from the ground up 5 years ago. I’m looking to move to a larger company but I am lacking the confidence to lead a bigger team in a more pr… more

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