The One Thing Male Leaders CAN Learn From Mad Men


Say what you want about the portrayal of male leaders in the AMC hit series, Mad Men. Sexist? Yup. Pigs? Yup. Able to give tough feedback? YUP!

Don Draper may have been a creative genius who was a pain to work with, but he had a few redeeming moments during the show.

Like this one time in Season 4 where Peggy Olson goes to . . .

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What Mad Men Teaches Us About Male Leaders


It’s going to be terrible to say good-bye to Mad Men, but let’s tip our hat to all the gruesome realities of the sixties and seventies’ workplace the show has exposed us to.

Joan and Peggy may be outstanding female employees, but their journeys have been anything but smooth.

Particularly Joan, whose bumpy ride through workplace politics has reminded us of the rampant sexism . . .

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A Roundup of My Upcoming Speaking Events


It’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks since my book WHY WOMEN, The Leadership Imperative to Advancing Women and Engaging Men came out and the response has been tremendous.

Let’s keep the conversation going on what men need to do to advance women’s leadership in the workplace. 

I’ll be speaking in several cities over the next two months, so if you are around, you should . . .

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Marketing to Women: 4 Companies Doing it Right!


As we gear up for Mother’s Day and are besieged in the run-up by a flurry of ads targeting women and specifically, Moms, let us take a minute to consider what all this marketing geared towards women actually means.

Lets ponder if there is indeed a trillion dollar market waiting to be had out there.

The answer is a resounding YES. 

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