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  • Women face unique challenges as they work to define themselves as leaders. We wrestle with deep-rooted stereotype challenges. Qualities like assertiveness or authoritative behaviors, viewed as typical AND favorable in men, can be viewed as unattractive in women. Similar behavior can be judged very differently among genders, i.e. commanding vs. bossy. I frequently witness women feeling tugged to choose between speaking up and likability. We feel hesitant to draw on some of our feminine qualities for fear we will be
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  • What started out in 1982 at a Western Massachusetts elderly housing project to joyfully pass the time instead of passing before your time has developed into the stereotype-defying, genre-bending, generation-crossing musical extravaganza better known as the Young@Heart Chorus®. From The New York Times to TIME, The Tonight Show to The Daily Show and stars of the hit indie documentary, Young@Heart, this group of seniors has toured from Northampton to New Zealand, Europe to Japan, proving it's "possible to grow old
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  • When we mentioned the idea of "remodeling" our logo to a number of different industry experts, without insulting or bluntly stating the facts, we were encouraged to "go for it."From Start to Finish: The Readers Digest Version We decided we were going to remodel our business logo and tagline. After all, nothing about our logo had changed in almost 20 years, but who Standale Interiors is was always evolving. To do this, we used the design process typically used when
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  • What would you do with an extra $250? Save for a vacation, your retirement or your children's college education? Perhaps buy new clothes, furniture or enjoy a special night out on the town? With Northpointe Bank's new free checking account the possibilities are endless. The new "Ultimate Account" pays account holders up to 5.00% APY on balances up to $5,000 with no minimum balance and no monthly fee. In addition, the Ultimate Account offers other great benefits including:• Refunds up
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