League + ICMA Potential Made Possible Conference Scholarship

League + ICMA Potential Made Possible Conference Scholarship Part of the League's mission is to increase the number of women in the most senior level positions  by providing women executives—and those who seek to become them—the content, tools, and opportunities that can help serve their specific needs. To that end, the League of Women in [...]

Career Corner Guest Post from Laura Fitzpatrick, DCM – Chesapeake, VA on Beware of Perfectionism!

Beware of Perfectionism! An Overhead View Of A Person's Hand Arranging The Paper Clips And Pencils By Laura Fitzpatrick, Deputy City Manager, Chesapeake, VA and Southeast Regional Vice President, ICMA Executive Board I was recently asked to speak to public administration students at a local university.  I spent over an hour sharing leadership [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:21-07:00May 22nd, 2019|#CareerCorner, Career Corner, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Check Out the EXTRAORDINARY SERIES: Webinars & Workshops to Unleash YOUR Potential!

The League and Lance Strategies are excited to offer a 3-part webinar series: Be Intentional: 9 Strategies for Relentlessly Pursuing Personal and Professional Success. Is this webinar series for you? Read on! Maybe you’ve wondered at the end of a day, week, month, or even a year and thought, ‘what the heck happened and where did [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:17-07:00January 17th, 2019|#CareerCorner, Career Corner, Educate, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

How Women Manage the Gendered Norms of Leadership

How Women Manage the Gendered Norms of Leadership By Wei Zheng, Ronit Kark, and Alyson Meister A wealth of research shows that female leaders, much more than their male counterparts, face the need to be warm and nice (what society traditionally expects from women), as well as competent or tough (what society traditionally expects from men and leaders). The problem is [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:16-07:00November 29th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Career Corner, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

4 Questions That Can Help You Build Your Leadership Presence

4 Questions That Can Help You Build Your Leadership Presence By Homaira Kabir, Ellevate Network Many high-potential women can relate to a fuzzy concept in their performance reviews: leadership presence. They’re told that a lack of it is holding them back from being promoted to senior positions. But they’re rarely told what they can do to build [...]

Should Women Be More Worried About The Glass Cliff Than The Glass Ceiling?

By knowing that the glass cliff exists, we can not only avoid falling off it, but climb above it. By Amanda Marcovitch, Forbes guest writer As women, we shouldn’t solely strive to shatter the glass ceiling. We must also avoid tumbling down the glass cliff. What’s the glass cliff, you ask? British comedian Sandi Toksvig explained it [...]

Career Corner – TNCG’s Jenn Reichelt on Resume Development Part II

Career Corner – Resume Development Part II By Jenn Reichelt, Associate, The Novak Consulting Group Welcome back to Career Corner! In this second of a two-part article, we’re focusing on resume development. As a reminder, your resume is your opportunity to make a good first impression. It should have a clean and easy to read [...]

Career Corner – TNCG’s Jenn Reichelt on Resume Development Part I

Career Corner – Resume Development Part I By Jenn Reichelt, Associate, The Novak Consulting Group The ushering in of a new year always brings a wave of resolutions. One of the most common (according to the interwebs) is finding a new job. However, many resolutions fail or fall off our radar once March rolls around. [...]