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7 Myths About Why Women Don’t Lead — Debunked

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    Sure, women are bringing home the bacon in record numbers these days, but what if you're still not reaching your maximum earning potential? Enter: DailyWorth, a destination that supplies financial decision makers (that's you!) with both indispensable money expertise and a serious dose of entrepreneurial confidence.
    By Koa Beck

    While it might seem like there are more female leaders than ever, don’t let buzzy press narratives fool you. Plenty of women are held back professionally because of culturally induced confidence issues or socially perpetuated mythologies.

    Women aren’t natural leaders. We don’t work as hard as men. We’re happier at home. We’ve all heard the many (stupid) reasons there aren’t more female leaders and executives. But — no surprise — there’s research to debunk every last one.

    Here are seven myths about women and power, and why they’re just wrong.


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