Are we taking advantage of the natural flow of an organization or are we swimming upstream? Below are two critically important topics for Women in Business 1- Are you working on the right things? 2-Do the right people know you are working on the right things? These two topics are important guiding rules for women navigating a career in business- particularly in … [Read more...]
Advocacy to Shift Culture
Organizations working on raising awareness of inclusiveness and why it is essential for businesses to survive are well served by advocacy programming. This is very true as it relates to organizations that are working to increase gender diversity at the leadership levels. One of the most important differences between men and women at senior levels of organizations is the … [Read more...]
Do You Have Success Amnesia?
This week I am presenting at a wonderful conference- Linkage Women in Leadership. This event is held in San Francisco each year. It is a high energy event for women in all stages of career development. The event draws very powerful keynote speakers and excellent breakout presenters. Many many years ago I came to this conference to learn about the advancement of women . The … [Read more...]
Advancement of Women – the Barriers
Last weeks post introduced the barriers to the advancement of women. This week we concentrate on the lack of access to career development and advocacy. This issue is not very well understood in many organizations. It is however one of the most important if we care about diversity in our leadership ranks and advancement of all top talent. The issue of advocacy is often subtle … [Read more...]