This week, Gloria wants to talk about power. Our relationship to it. Our fear of it. Our misunderstanding of it. Drawing from examples in her own life, sociological studies, and decades analyzing power dynamics between people and within organizations, she guides us on ways to break through our hesitation, discomfort and mistrust of summoning and asserting our power.
After you listen, dig through these resources we've linked to in the transcript to read further on Gloria's analysis of power in the episode.
The classic exploration of two of the classic types of power that sociologists Raven and French identified in the 1950s.
The growth mindset vs. the fixed mindset.
Why women earn 57% of the college degrees. And why we buy or are the primary influence on 85% of purchases.
Evidence that women’s leadership makes companies better.