Op-ed: Would Jane Austen approve of me muting myself on Zoom?
Kicking Ass in a Corset: What Jane Austen teaches us about cultivating women leaders in a post-COVID world
What can organizational leaders learn from an unemployed, unmarried woman who lived more than two hundred years ago? As it turns out, a great deal. Jane Austen offers organizational leaders six tools for cultivating a post pandemic culture that develops, inspires, and sustains women leaders no matter what constraint they face whether COVID or otherwise. Read more on CEOWORLD magazine.
What Kind of Leader Are You?
Born or made, leaders definitely evolve over time. Here’s how six tech professionals found their leadership styles. Read more on Built In.
Andrea Kayne: “Faithfully follow your moral compass”
Know your inherent value. Respond to adverse change with resilience. Choose and claim your hard work and merit. Faithfully follow your moral compass. Protect your childlike dreaming and passion. Learn from a place of openness and humility. As part of my series about “authors who are making an important social impact”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Andrea Kayne. Read more on Thrive Global.
Jane Austen’s Regency World – Issue 114
A book offering women advice on realising their own internal power and based on examples from Jane Austen’s writing has been published. Read more.
BookMovement Author of the Month
Kicking Ass in a Corset isn’t about giving women power, it’s reminding women they’ve been powerful the whole time. Read more on BookMovement.
‘Kicking Ass in a Corset’: new/old take on leadership
My book, Kicking Ass in a Corset: Jane Austen’s 6 Principles for Leading and Living from the Inside Out, comes out from Iowa Press this month. In it, I share the six core virtues of novelist Jane Austen’s heroines — confidence, pragmatism, diligence, integrity, playfulness and humility — and show how they form the basis of Internally Referenced Leadership. Taken together, these principles help women tap into a deep well-spring of personal strength and internal locus of control that is always available to them. Read more on Wednesday Journal of Oak Park and River Forest.
WOMEN THRIVING IN THE WORKPLACE (WITH SOME HELP FROM JANE AUSTEN NOVELS) – WITH LEADERSHIP PROFESSOR, ANDREA KAYNE – THRIVE, EPISODE 84
For women in the workplace, today’s episode will soothe your soul. I got to have a conversation with leadership professor and author of Kicking Ass in a Corset, Andrea Kayne. Andrea happens to be a Jane Austen junkie, so a lot of her work and teaching finds answers to many modern day problems and challenges in the pages of Jane Austen novels – everything from the pressure to be likeable to financial inequity in the workforce. More on Coming Up Roses.
Social Impact Authors: How & Why Andrea Kayne of ‘KICKING ASS IN A CORSET’ Is Helping To Change Our World
As a young girl, I was taught to earn my place through unwavering obedience, sacrifice, and diminishment of self. Internalizing these values from my childhood messaging has served a purpose in my life. It’s been a strategy that enabled me to successfully navigate and be a dutiful soldier in home life, academic life, employment life. What I have learned from Jane Austen is that the fearful protection from other people — the paranoid mentoring — in the end requires that we turn on ourselves. Read more on Medium.
How Women Can Channel Their Inner Jane Austen to Overcome Leadership Constraints
It is a truth universally acknowledged that women in want of strong leadership skills often face difficulties in their endeavors.
Or so Jane Austen might say.
Thus, Andrea Kayne L’93, a self-described “complete Jane obsessive freak,” was delighted during a 2016 Jane Austen convention in Washington, D.C., when she had a revelation. Read more on Penn Law Journal.
Kicking Ass In A Corset: The Jane Austen Toolkit For Every Entrepreneur In A Post Pandemic World
What can entrepreneurs learn from an unemployed, unmarried woman who lived more than two hundred years ago? As it turns out, a great deal. Jane Austen offers six tools for cultivating a post pandemic culture that develops, inspires, and sustains start ups no matter what constraints they face, whether COVID or otherwise. Read more on Young Upstarts.
Eliminating Male Toxicity To Become a Better Leader
MP recently spoke with Andrea Kayne, the author of Kicking Ass in a Corset. Kayne serves as director of the doctoral program in educational leadership and is an associate professor at DePaul University. She has taught, written, and consulted in empowered leadership, feminist leadership, emotionally intelligent leadership, and internally referenced leadership. Her new courses, based on internally referenced leadership, are offered in partnership with DePaul University. Read more on Modern Professional.
Fun Friday: Jane Austen’s guide to the modern workplace
It takes practice to look inward, rather than plug into the outside world for happiness, writes Andrea Kayne, author of Kicking Ass in a Corset. Read more.
Kicking Ass in a Corset: Jane Austen’s Six Principles for Feminist Leadership
What can organizational leaders in business, education and government learn from an unemployed unmarried woman living in patriarchal misogynistic rural England in the 18th Century? As it turns out, a great deal. Read the article on Ms. Magazine.
You’re Fired!: Donald Trump, No Child Left Behind, and the Limits of Dissonant Leadership in Education
Imagine a scenario in which an individual gets up every day and goes to work in fear: fear of performing the difficult tasks at work; fear of the colleagues who perform better. The individual is in fear of the boss who is omnipotent, larger than life, and constantly judging, evaluating, and sentencing employees to a lifetime of failure. Read more in the Journal of Women in Educational Leadership.
The Logician Versus the Linguist- an Empirical Tale of Functional Discrimination in the Legal Academy
This paper, focusing exclusively on gender, asks whether male and female law students express different preferences for logic-based learning models. A wide variety of educational theories and other theories have been used to conceptualize different learning preferences among law students but until now, none has focused on logical intelligence compared with the other intelligences. Using Harvard educational psychologist Howard Gardner’s theory of Multiple Intelligences, this paper describes an empirical study establishing that male and female law students express differences in preferring logical intelligence over the other intelligences. Read more in the Michigan Journal of Gender and Law.
When Good Enough Is No Longer Good Enough
How the High Stakes Nature of the No Child Left Behind Act Supplanted the Rowley Definition of a Free Appropriate Public Education. This article asks the basic question whether the good enough education standard required by the Rowley Court is still good enough in the high-stakes context of the No Child Left Behind Act. In Hendrick Hudson School District v. Rowley, the Supreme Court provided a framework to determine whether students with disabilities are provided with a “free and appropriate public education” in accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”). The Rowley Court interpreted IDEA as focusing more on students with disabilities accessing some educational benefits, rather than on assessing and maximizing their educational performance. Read more in Journal of Law and Education.
Supreme Court readies for cases on abortion, affirmative action
The year 2016 was a busy one for the Supreme Court. The court is expected to rule on several high-profile cases in the coming months on issues such as affirmative action, abortion and unionization. Read more on The DePaulia Online.
Catholic school blamed for bullying
Christine Yonan doesn’t blame the children who picked on her autistic son. She doesn’t blame their parents. She blames the staff at his Northwest Side Catholic elementary school because she believes they did nothing to stop it. Read more on Chicago Tribune.
Is Race in Public Schools Still Compelling?
Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1 Justice Breyer’s Theory of Active Liberty, and Practical Considerations of Democracy. This article explores why the promise of ending our dual society, as first articulated in Brown v. Board of Education, has not been fulfilled. Specifically this article examines a more recent case, Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1, addressing the lost promise of Brown and the implications for our dual society. Read more on Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest.
Court action over teachers strike
The confrontation between striking teachers and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel moved to court on Monday where lawyers for the mayor sought to stop the walkout in President Barack Obama’s home city just weeks before the Nov. 6 election. Read more on IOL News.
Emanuel’s court bid to end strike stalls, teachers call it “vindictive”
A Chicago judge said he will not act until at least Wednesday on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s request to block a teacher’s strike and the union accused the mayor of a “vindictive act” as the walkout moved into a second week. Read more on Reuters.
Oxford Messed Up: A Novel
Award-winning Oxford Messed Up was hailed by critics, readers, and experts for its engaging story and sensitive portrayal of OCD. The novel was honored with an Independent Publisher Book Award (“IPPY”) for Best Adult Fiction. Oxford Messed Up earned the Gold Medal and was ranked among the most “heartfelt, unique, outspoken and experimental” entries. Read more.