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Why The World Needs More Entrepreneurial Women in Leadership

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Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

When I stepped off a plane in Bali at 22-years-old, I was honestly a little bit terrified. I didn’t know what the future was going to hold, and back then I didn’t have any guarantee that my crazy plans to build a successful career on my own terms would even work. And even though I waseventually successful in building a multi-million dollar company, I don’t think I could’ve predicted that I’d end up here because, unfortunately, many women — my younger self included — believe that leaders are men. Read  more...

Different Styles of Leadership (and their pro's and con's)


Proper leadership is a vital component of success in the business world. A great leader can mentor, lead, inspire, and keep the team spirit alive, even in the toughest situations. It is particularly essential as in a dynamic corporate environment; lows outweigh the highs. Read more...

Building Forward Better- Why Womens Leadership Matters

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We are living in an unprecedented time. While none of us have experienced the specific details of the challenges before us, we are not without resources to help see us through. ILA has invited well-known and respected thought leaders from around the world to share their leadership knowledge, wisdom, and viewpoint to inform and inspire us as we continue our collective work.Read more...

Understanding Leadership

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Although the more recent work of authors such as Abraham Zaleznik and Daniel Goleman has fundamentally changed the way we look at leadership, many of their themes were foreshadowed in W.C.H. Prentice’s 1961 article rejecting the notion of leadership as the exercise of power and force or the possession of extraordinary analytical skill. Prentice defined leadership as “the accomplishment of a goal through the direction of human assistants” and a successful leader as one who can understand people’s motivations and enlist employee participation in a way that marries individual needs and interests to the group’s purpose. He called for democratic leadership that gives employees opportunities to learn and grow—without creating anarchy. While his language in some passages is dated, Prentice’s observations on how leaders can motivate employees to support the organization’s goals are timeless, and they were remarkably prescient.Read more...

What Is Leadership?

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Leadership is a process of social influence which maximizes efforts of others towards achievement of a goal Read more...