We offer a range of free resources you can use across your organization–in Lean In Circles, at brown-bag lunches, and in employee training and onboarding–to help interrupt gender bias and encourage women to take the lead.
Skill Building for Women
How to Win Over Mission-Critical Colleagues
Learn how to influence coworkers and get them excited about your projects.
Follow this step-by-step guide to write a script for your negotiation and rehearse it with a partner or your Circle.
A Negotiation Primer
Here are five steps you can take to achieve better negotiation outcomes, based on findings from Women in the Workplace 2017.
TED Talk: "My Year of Saying Yes to Everything"
Help employees start saying yes to the things that scare them but can enrich their lives.
Drop the Ball
Give employees the tools to set strategic goals to maximize their time and achieve more.
Encourage employees to be a mentor. Sheryl Sandberg explains why mentorship matters for women–and why it’s never too early to be a mentor.
TED Talk: "How to Make Stress Your Friend"
Help employees reframe how they view stress and learn strategies for stress reduction.
A New Framework for Negotiation
Give employees a simple framework for approaching negotiation in a whole new light.
TED Talk: “Power Posing”
Help employees learn how to use their body to increase your confidence and personal presence.
Focusing on Feedback
Feedback is a gift. Help employees learn how to take (and make the most of) feedback at work.
Encourage employees to create high-performing teams that harness the full expertise of their members.
Power & Influence
Show employees how to use body language to increase their influence in workplace scenarios.
Centered Leadership: Meaning
These guided exercises teach employees how to find their strengths and live into their potential.
Centered Leadership: Framing
Teach employees how to harness the power of framing to turn challenges into learning opportunities.
Centered Leadership: Connecting
Employees will learn to build trust, create community, and start forging sponsor relationships.
Centered Leadership: Engaging
This video teaches employees how to overcome fear and move into action so taking risks isn’t frightening.
Centered Leadership: Energizing
Give employees strategies for reenergizing themselves at work and at home.
TED Talk: “The Surprising Habits of Original Thinkers
Outline the defining characteristics of people who drive creativity—and change in the world.
Building Effective Networks
Provide strategies on building strategic networks that will help your employees get things done.
Communicating with Confidence
This video shows how employees can take charge of the signals they send to project greater confidence.
TED Talk: “Settle Down, Pay Attention
Share mindfulness techniques based in neuroscience research to help employees become more resilient to stress—especially helpful for working mothers.
10 Tips for Recent Grads
Give employees who are new to to the workforce tips on negotiating, goal-setting, mentorship, and confidence.
Know Your Strengths, Own Your Strengths
Help employees identify and channel their unique strengths to be their best selves in life and work.
TED Talk: "What Does My Headscarf Mean to You?"
This talk explains how bias impacts our society and workplaces—and offers one easy step we can all take to correct for bias.
How to be a Workplace Ally
These tips offer simple ways women can advocate for each other and be allies at work.
Interrupting Bias at Work
These tips provide employees with concrete strategies for avoiding stereotypes and fostering a more equal workplace.
When Talking About Bias Backfires
Give your staff strategies to ensure that conversations about bias lead to positive change.
What Works for Women at Work: Prove It Again
Help women break the cycle of proving themselves repeatedly with these tactics for demonstrating competence.
What Works for Women at Work: The Tightrope
This video shows women how to navigate the tightrope between between being perceived as too “masculine” and too “feminine.”
What Works for Women at Work: Maternal Wall
Educate employees on the assumptions motherhood can trigger, along with strategies for avoiding this bias in your workplace.
What Works for Women at Work: Tug of War
Gender bias can fuel conflict among women. This video shows how to navigate this form of bias—and help others do so, too.
Madam C.E.O., Get Me a Coffee
“Office housework” rarely leads to promotions! This New York Times op-ed shows how it disadvantages women at work.
Speaking While Female
Educate employees about how women often either aren’t heard in meetings or are labeled “too aggressive.”
TED Talk: "Why Moms Make the Best Entrepreneurs"
Discover how the everyday skills women develop as they raise children rival any business leader.
Tips for Parents
These simple steps will help employees who are parents raise kids who defy gender stereotypes.
Tips for Men at Home
These tips help men create more equality at home by taking on active roles with their kids and families.
Tips for Girls
Give parents access to tips that help their daughters and granddaughters flex their leadership muscles.
Rethinking Time: The Power of Multipliers
Your employees will feel rich(er) in time and achieve more goals thanks to these tips on time-management.
Planning for Work/Life Balance
Help employees learn strategies for improving work/life balance, including asking for specific goals and objectives at work.
Planning for Equal Partnership
This video outlines what to look for in a romantic partner, along with tactics for avoiding common frustrations at home.
This quick activity will help parents show their kids how to break down big dreams into small steps.
Family Movie Night
This fun guided movie night activity encourages the entire family to think critically about the movies they watch.
Women in the Workplace 2016
In corporate America, women fall behind early and continue to lose ground with every step. Find out why in the Women in the Workplace 2016 study.
Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders
Sheryl Sandberg examines why fewer women than men reach the top—and offers powerful advice to women aiming for the C-suite.
Tips for Managers
Pass these tips on to managers to make sure your organization leverages all employees’ full talents.
Creating a Level Playing Field
This short video teaches managers to develop workplaces that tap everyone’s talents and best work.
Managing Difficult Conversations
This video shows how to listen, ask questions, and validate others’ opinions during difficult conversations.
It's OK to Talk About Babies
This advice from attorneys at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meager & Flom will help managers talk about pregnancy in a productive way.