Employment Articles in Iowa by Sandra Cain
by Sandra Cain - Oct, 2010
If leaders are not intentionally creating cultures of inclusion, then by default, they are creating cultures of exclusion. For years the term diversity seems to have taken the brunt of everything that is not good about working in organizations. The misinformation and disinformation attached to the word diversity are extraordinary. Diversity has been substituted for affirmative action, EEOC, artificial quotas and the cause...
Welcoming Back Your Feminine Self
by Sandra Cain - Aug, 2006
Ever feel like you’re a masculine personality, walking around in a feminine body? Not necessarily in a gender-orientation questioning way, but maybe in an identity questioning way? Sometimes women in leadership positions feel like we have to develop and emphasize our more masculine qualities (decisive, bold, direct, persistent, driving for results, etc.) and downplay our feminine qualities (compassion, empathy, collaboratio...
by Sandra Cain - Jun, 2006
My passion envy began on October 19, 1991. I was 22 and went to a bar to see a band and met a guy named Kevin. He was also there to see the band, and in fact, he even played guitar. But this was no casual guitar player; he had been playing for years and was incredibly passionate about it. Being female and 22, of course, I was instantly thrilled with the fact that he was a musician. I was also struck by his passion for somethin...
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