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Guest blog post by Betsy Talbot
“Be a white man. Take credit.”
So says Jack Donaghy from the TV series 30 Rock.
Unlike many women, Donaghy has no trouble taking credit when credit is due (and even sometimes when it's not!).
This may sound crazy, but when it comes to gaining recognition, women can learn a few things from the likes of Jack Donaghy.
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There's something new and very cool at TED 2014 (in addition to the multitude of other new and cool things TED always comes up with!).
This year, a select group of previous speakers are back in "All Star" sessions to update the TED community. (TEDStars?)
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One third of the speakers on the TED 2014 main stage will be women. An additional 16 will participate in the "All Star" sessions, which again represents about one third of the sessions' speakers.
I believe stages everywhere (including those at TED and TEDx conferences) should reflect the ratio of women to men in the world's population (i.e. about 50:50).
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Susan Cain is the author of: “QUIET: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking.”
Before Cain became a writer, she practiced corporate law for seven years, representing clients like JP Morgan and General Electric, and then worked as a negotiations consultant, training all kinds of people, from hedge fund managers to TV producers to college students negotiating their first salaries.