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Harnessing Your Emotional Intelligence as a Female Entrepreneur

Women in the workforce hear it all the time: “You’re so emotional.” It’s a criticism levied at women (usually from men who are afraid to express their own feelings). The subtext is: “You’re too emotional to lead, to make levelheaded decisions, to be a grown-up.”It’s infantilizing, damaging, and worst of all, aims at our core strength.

Because our ability to feel, sense, and manage our emotions is actually our superpower. Women have a stronger drive than men to connect emotionally with other people, and that has both biological and social roots. We’ve evolved for and been trained all our lives to connect emotionally—and that ability is an asset with real economic value.It’s what our realtor used to win our trust when my husband and I bought

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