If a male coworker steals your idea in a meeting, thank him for it.
Give him kudos for how he explained your idea so clearly.
In the marvelously titled (Current), writer Dan Slater tracks a phenomenon that started in 1965 with "computer dating"—essentially a digital compatibility test, dreamed up by two lovelorn Harvard undergrads desperate to meet Radcliffe girls—and mushroomed into an estimated billion a year industry.
According to Slater, it's one of the few business models in which clients' failures are the company's win—the longer we seek, the more money they make.
In this fast-paced business world, female leaders need to make sure they’re not perceived as pushy, aggressive or competent. When setting a deadline, ask your coworker what he of doing something, instead of just asking him to get it done.Aiming to short-circuit this cycle, "e-flirt expert" Laurie Davis' hyperprescriptive 1.Play the Field"It's important to be in more than one community," Davis says.At first, Webb thought that women who used opening lines such as "I'm a fun-loving girl that enjoys…" and "I'm a laid-back girl who wants…" were dumbing down.But such lightweight openers are disarming, approachable.At 30, after a breakup that involved spotting her boyfriend draped around another woman, digital strategist Amy Webb decided to try meeting men online.And she did: On JDate, Match.com, and e Harmony, she met guys who were six inches shorter or 30 pounds heavier than advertised; who picked expensive restaurants and passed the check to her; and who told her, mid drink, that they were married.One night, after another bad match and a solo bottle of wine, Webb rejoined JDate—this time posing as a man, to check out her competition. Webb crafted 10 male profiles so perfect they had to be fake (sample code name: Jewish Doc1000) to gather data: what the site's most popular women looked like, which keywords they used, how they timed their messages."It seemed strange now, that I'd just slap together my online dating profile, when I'd spent days agonizing over my résumé, tweaking and massaging it to land the perfect job," Webb writes in (Duffon), one of three new books about online dating out this month, in which she recounts how she cracked the online dating code to meet her now husband."Yet here I was, husband hunting and armed with only a handful of half-assed bullet points."Online dating is now the third most common way couples meet, with 30 to 40 percent of singletons logging in to some 1,500 services. Anyhoo, here are 9 non-threatening leadership strategies for women.You don’t want your male coworkers to think you’re getting all uppity.