The Energizer

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What is resilience?

By Eileen McDargh - Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Psychological Resilience 

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Mom’s Messages-Forget Text and Email

By Eileen McDargh - Saturday, February 04, 2012
 

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World Economic Forum-Davos Finally Gets it right!

By Eileen McDargh - Thursday, February 02, 2012
Women are the way forward. Finally, beginning today - Feb 1- some of the most powerful companies in the U.S (Coca-Cola, Accenture, and others) are signing a worldwide pledge to bring women into the economic mainstream. And not a second too soon. They are finally beginning to understand what development experts have known all along: women are more likely than men to put their income back into their communities, drive up literacy, drive down mortality, and ultimately, raise GDP.

 

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Life Work - Try Ironing pillow cases

By Eileen McDargh - Saturday, October 29, 2011

At 5am this morning, I listen to a colleague’s recording while I spray water on pillowcases. The hot steam presses out wrinkles. The cases crisp up and soften. I grab for the top sheet and iron three-quarters of it. Who cares where it tucks into the bottom of the bed. I then start on the dishtowels. At last comes my white shirt. The seams lay flat now. The collar perks up with sizing.  

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People-First Learning Is a Key to Effective Mentoring

By Eileen McDargh - Tuesday, June 21, 2011

 

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NPR coverage of Female WWII PITS Earns Coveted GRACIE Award.

By Eileen McDargh - Thursday, May 05, 2011
The Original Fly Girls - the story of female WWII pilots. 

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Listen Up, Government! The People on the Ground Know

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, April 11, 2011

 

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Is Your Family a Barrier to a Senior Leadership Position?

By Eileen McDargh - Saturday, February 05, 2011

I get daily updates on any news that comes out related to leadership and women. Today, this release caused more than a pause. According to research from Opportunity Now, balancing work and family responsibilities is the biggest barrier women face to getting senior jobs. The study, which questioned over 850 line managers about female progression in the workplace, found that 82% of women believe combining work and family life is their biggest barrier, with childcare listed as another key obstacle.  

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A Woman of Independent Means

By Eileen McDargh - Sunday, January 02, 2011

 

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Finding A Solution For Something That Troubles Our Hearts

By Eileen McDargh - Friday, December 24, 2010
Reach a Child 

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