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Rachita Sharma

CEO, Girl Power Talk Rachita Sharma is a technology entrepreneur, financial literacy advocate, and gender rights activist. Rachita is the CEO of Girl Power Talk, a purpose-driven organization empowering today’s most capable youth with the confidence, knowledge, and opportunity to become tomorrow’s global leaders.

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7 Timeless Tips for Connecting and Building Relationships at Conferences

1. Focus On Connecting 2. Record Important Details 3. Learn to Listen 4. Define Your Relationship 5. Learn Their Preferences 6. Focus On Qualified Contacts 7.Schedule Your Follow-Up An important part of honing our skills as business professionals are becoming better at meeting new people and building real relationships. The more we invest in practicing engaging with others effectively — the more natural our ability to build relationships, becomes. We then look forward to the process of building relationships and finding genuine …

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Women in Leadership: How Close Are We to Closing the Gender Gap?

The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us one clear, valuable lesson: Women make for exceptionally great leaders. Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister of New Zealand; K. K. Shailaja, the former minister of health and social welfare of Kerala state in India; and Angela Merkel, the chancellor of Germany, have undeniably seen success in managing and controlling the pandemic response in their respective countries. This proficiency in female leadership has received a lot of well-deserved press recently, but it also raises a …

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Empowering Women: Creating Leaders, Today and Tomorrow

The Covid-19 pandemic has taught us one clear, valuable lesson. Women make great leaders, and empowering women to lead makes sense — in any setting — for many reasons. Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister of New Zealand; K.K. Shailaja, the minister of health and social welfare of Kerala state in India; and Angela Merkel, the chancellor of Germany, undeniably demonstrated leadership success by managing and controlling the pandemic response in their respective countries. Yet one underlying problem remains. Lingering structural disparities …

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4 Reasons Why Empathy Is the Key to Strong Leadership

Henry Ford once said, "If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from that person's angle as well as from your own." Ford was a revolutionary in many ways, but his empathetic leadership style was undoubtedly before its time. He was a "people person," well-known for the loyalty he inspired in his workforce and the high productivity that came as a result. While Ford's approach …

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Attention, Men: How to Be a Strong Ally for Your Female Colleagues

Gender inequality in the workplace is hardly a new problem, and it is certainly not one that can be eradicated overnight. If women could simply wave a magic wand and fix the issue themselves, they would have done so by now. Instead, women have spent decades asserting that they are as intelligent and capable as men and equally effective in the workplace, only to witness very gradual improvement in how they are treated. However, the conversation surrounding gender equality at …

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The Best Ways to Motivate Your Team for Increased Productivity

Positive Work Culture Be A Mentor Adopt Wellness Initiatives Promote Radical Honesty And Inclusion Be Flexible Cultivate Joy Reward Generously Be Supportive Put Culture First Investing in a happy culture reaps benefits beyond giving team members a better work-life balance and a sense of purpose. It also boosts productivity and a company's bottom line. Most of us spend about a quarter of our lives at work, and it would be safe to say that we hope for something more from …

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Five Advantages Female Leadership Brings to Your Business

Whether an entrepreneurial women-led start-up or a large corporation giving women the leadership reins, the best companies in the world right now are those that are seeking to bridge the gender gap. Forward-thinking businesses are growing and thriving off the inclusion of women in the corporate space, adapting their practices to attract women and create an environment that brings out the best in them. This article was originally published on datadriveninvestor. Read More
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