Category Archives: Thought Leadership

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Sara Ruddick—Reconfiguring Perspectives on Motherhood

Sara Ruddick, whose seminal 1990 book, “Maternal Thinking: Toward a Politics of Peace,” helped develop a feminist perspective for reviewing and analyzing the practices and intellectual disciplines involved in rearing children, died on March 20. We note Ms. Ruddick as … Continue reading

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Innovative Women’s Leadership and Gender Efforts for Law Firms

Earlier this week the Post-Gazette highlighted the Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA) for giving Top Priority to gender and diversity concerns in the local legal community. We’ve had the good fortune to be part of this important work and would … Continue reading

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Intrafemale Trouble? Are We Really Mean?

Apparently mean girl behavior is much more prevalent than most of us want to acknowledge. In her new book, “The Twisted Sisterhood,” Kelly Valen reveals that 88 percent of the women she surveyed felt “currents of meanness and negativity emanating … Continue reading

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Who Is Your Female Power Model?

I just took a six-question, online assessment–Who is Your Female Power Model? The assessment is based on work by Alice Eagly, a well noted social psychologist at Northwestern University whose research focuses on gender. Me?  To my surprise the assessment … Continue reading

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Why Narrative and Identity Development is Important

Since we’ve launched our new site, a number of visitors have asked “Why is narrative and identity development important?” Narrative and identity development is an emerging and growing method through which organizations invite individuals to (1) address the core issues—which … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts about Narrative and Identity in Response to Reg Henry’s Column

Reg Henry, in a humorous June 30 column for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Brother, can you spare a narrative?, contends that most people do not know their stories and that narrative is often abused and misused to manipulate and polarize. Following … Continue reading

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THRIVE! Thrive in living. Thrive as a leader. Thrive as an organization.

Naridus™ provides practical, result-oriented products, services, coaching, and consulting that release and develop the drive to thrive. For individuals we offer Engaged Living™. For leaders we supply Inspired Leading™. Our women-centric path reveals Ingenious Women™. Naridus will help you thrive … Continue reading

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