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The Difference Between Ambition and Intention
Sep 29, 2019 · 15 min
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“It is the intentions – the capacities for choice – rather than the total configuration of traits which defines the person” – Amelie Oksenberg Rorty

In this episode, Gloria talks about the importance of differentiating between ambition and intention. In her experience, Gloria has observed that women in business, leadership and life in general do not lack for ambition. It is the intention gap that holds women back from being acknowledged for their true value and worth. Gloria cites specific business and political case studies to further this point. She argues the traits that have historically been used against women are actually the strong characteristics that enable businesses to grow and countries to thrive under female leadership. Finally, Gloria shares three tips that women can use to activate their intention and develop it further.

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American Psychologist study finds that people now see women as ambitious as men


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No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power

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