Three Simple Ways to Manage Holiday Stress

1476489_938630200845_1625914521_nTemperatures are dropping, the Christmas commercials have already started, and before you know it, the holiday season will be upon us. While the holidays are a wonderful time to catch up with old friends and family – your deadlines still need some attention, too. Here are three simple ways to manage stress this holiday season (or whenever).
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Women Mean Better Business Webinar Series: Why Capable People Suffer From Impostor Syndrome & How to Thrive In Spite Of It

webinar2Are you secretly waiting for the “no-talent police” to come and arrest you? You’re not alone.

Millions of people around the world from executives to PhDs to a-list celebrities secretly worry they’re not as smart or talented as other people “think” they are. It’s called the impostor syndrome and it hurts both individuals – and the bottom line. Continue reading

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Why a women-only classroom?

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At Smith College Executive Education for Women we’re asked about our women-only program model a lot. Why a women-only classroom? Don’t women need to work alongside men to succeed? Although our program has been around for nearly 40 years, we realize that single-gender education is still a bit of an anomaly.

So when we read last week’s Businessweek.com article “Don’t Fall for the Hype About Leadership Programs for Women,” we felt compelled to intervene. Its author, Karen L. Cates, made some bold assertions about executive education programs for women that need to be addressed. Continue reading

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What the Women of Brazil Can Teach the World About Leadership

Last month, Smith College Executive Education and Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC) partnered on the first women-only executive education program of its kind in Latin America. What we learned about women leaders in Brazil and Latin America was remarkable! Continue reading

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2015 Schedule of Executive Leadership Development Programs for Women Announced

Smith ManagementIn 1977, corporate leaders turned to Smith College to build the first non-business-school executive education program for women.  Today, Smith College Executive Education thrives as the leading expert in women’s executive leadership development.

With nearly 40 years of experience in women-only leadership training, Smith has grown a vast portfolio of open-enrollment and custom-designed programs for women at all levels of the organization.

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