Gain Insights and Skills to help you lean in

Expert Lectures

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There is a body language of power. Find out how to use it to increase your influence

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Power & Influence Deborah H. Gruenfeld
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Feedback is a gift, especially as you begin your career.

Focusing on Feedback Kym Ward Gaffney
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Confidence is not about how you feel – it’s about how you act. Take charge of the signals you’re sending.

Communicating with Confidence Jennifer Allyn
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Feel rich(er) in time and achieve more goals.

Rethinking Time: The Power of Multipliers Jennifer Aaker
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To express the best of yourself in life and work, you must identify and channel your unique strengths.

Know Your Strengths, Own Your Strengths Marcus Buckingham
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Learn the power of unconditional responsibility.

Be Your Own Hero Fred Kofman
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Involve your audience, "read" the room, and harness the power of your unique voice to get your message across

Own the Room Bill Hoogterp
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Often, the main obstacle blocking us from realizing our full potential is ourselves

Allow Yourself to Be Brilliant Bill Hoogterp
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Discover what you have in common with distinctive leaders you admire

Introduction to Centered Leadership Joanna Barsh
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Learn how to achieve shared goals while remaining true to yourself, even when the stakes are high.

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Managing Difficult Conversations Fred Kofman
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Learn a simple framework for approaching negotiation in a whole new light

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Negotiation Margaret A. Neale
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Learn to tell stories that advocate your ideas and bring others along with you

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Harnessing the Power of Stories Jennifer Aaker
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Create a high-performing team that harnesses the unique expertise of its members

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Team Dynamics Melissa Thomas-Hunt
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Develop workplaces that tap everyone’s talents and best work

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Creating a Level Playing Field Shelley Correll
Coming Soon

Learn how to spot gender bias—and discover successful women’s strategies for navigating it

What Works for Women at Work Joan C. Williams
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Leadership and Management
What Works for Women at Work

Learn how to spot gender bias—and discover successful women’s strategies for navigating it

Four quite different patterns of gender bias shape today’s workplaces. These videos both help you spot all four patterns and describe proven strategies successful women use to navigate subtle bias.

While you wait: Visit our partner, The Clayman Institute, to see their lecture and discussion guide with Joan C. Williams.

Joan C. Williams
By Joan C. Williams, UC Hastings Foundation Chair and Founding Director of the Center for WorkLife Law, Author of What Works for Women at Work

Discuss the Book

Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead

Lean In encourages women to lean in to their ambitions and speak up so their voices are heard. The book is packed with personal anecdotes and supporting research, as well practical advice to help women achieve their goals. Download a discussion guide to keep the conversation going:

Discussion guide for all audiences Discussion guide for managers