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CM 040: Therese Huston Shatters Myths About Women Leaders

CM 040: Therese Huston Shatters Myths About Women Leaders

This podcast is for women everywhere, as well as anyone with a wife, partner, girlfriend, sister, aunt, mother, or grandmother. Women get lots of advice on how to earn their seat at the leadership table, but they seldom learn how to deal with the destructive myths about women leaders. Conventional wisdom often describes female leaders as indecisive, risk averse, and fragile.

But none of that is true, and Therese Huston has the research to prove it. Therese is the founding Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning at Seattle University, and bestselling author of How Women Decide: What is True, What is Not, and What Strategies Spark the Best Choices comes in. Armed with a doctorate in cognitive psychology from Carnegie Mellon, she is a contributing writer for The New York Times and Harvard Business Review.

Therese pinpoints what the research reveals around perceptions of women. Perhaps even more importantly, she discusses several research-based strategies for overcom