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Deloitte’s Approach To Women’s Advancement: Shifting The Focus To Men

Oct 6, 2017

Fixing gender inequities by focusing on male managers. In August, Deloitte announced its plans to phase out its women’s network and other affinity groups and to focus on inclusion, particularly of men. As a gender strategist who focuses on helping companies engage men in women’s advancement, I applaud the focus shift and concur that significant…

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Listen – Tips to Create Male Allies, Champions and Advocates

Sep 29, 2017

Men, it’s time to listen up in order to understand the evolving workplace In my experience, when men are ready to become advocates for women, they want to start by “Leading.” This is what they do. In reality, this is the third step to success. The first step is to “Listen.” – Recent Fortune 500 Keynote,…

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Women and Fantasy Sports. For the Love the Game and Competition.

Aug 22, 2017

What Do 17.2 Million Women Know That You Don’t (Yet)?  Fantasy Football season is right around the corner. Does it surprise you that over 17 MILLION women play Fantasy Football? In fact, participation has grown over 14% in just the past three years, according to Giana Pacinelli, an advertising executive, freelance writer and adjunct professor with…

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Jeffery Tobias Halter on why most unconscious bias training doesn't work

Why Your Unconscious Bias Training Isn’t Working

Aug 10, 2017

Why Unconscious Gender Bias Training is Essential Will your company be the next Google or Uber? What are you doing to drive real change and an understanding of diversity and inclusion deep into middle management and throughout your organization? It is truly a tale of two strategies, the companies that are doing it well and the companies that are…

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What Can Your Company Learn from the Google Diversity Debacle

Aug 7, 2017

Why your diversity and unconscious bias training is failing. Google made headlines over the weekend when a 10-page manifesto released by a white male engineer about his beliefs on meritocracy and the shortcomings of Google’s diversity and unconscious bias training efforts went viral. His essay suggests that the company encourage ideological rather than gender diversity and argues that…

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HER magazine interview with Jeffery Tobias Halter on male advocates and advancing women

Hey Guys, Here’s How You Can Advance Women

Jul 20, 2017

Every day, an estimated 10,000 baby boomers are retiring. The incoming talent pool of millennials with advanced education is made up of more women than men. Not only are women highly qualified for jobs, they also make up the overwhelming majority of a household’s purchasing decisions. And yet, “companies still treat women like a niche,” says Jeffery Tobias Halter, formerly…

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Jeffery Tobias Halter | Game of Thrones - Regime Strategy

What Female Leaders Can Learn From the Game of Thrones!

Jul 20, 2017

Regimes, Meritocracies, and Playing to Win “When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. There is no middle ground.” – Cersei Lannister to Eddard Stark, Game of Thrones, Season One The seventh season of Game of Thrones premiered last night and one of the apparent themes is that it is time for women to…

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Women in Automotive audience photo

Are You Really Listening to Your Biggest Customer – Women?!

Jul 10, 2017

In advance of my keynote and breakout session at the Women in Automotive Conference, I shared the following article on the purchase power and influence women have as consumers. Does your company recognize the power of women in the marketplace and in the workplace? Women in the US buy or Influence over 80% of all car purchases yet most automakers,…

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The Ongoing Search for Work-Life Balance Jeffery Tobias Halter

The Ongoing Search for Work-Life Balance

Jun 27, 2017

Work-life balance I recently finished about four months of travel, attending and speaking at a host of women’s leadership conferences on my favorite topic – engaging men. I have seen many amazing speakers and panels. One question is always present: “How can women (and men) begin to have some semblance of work-life balance?” The most…

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Women in Automotive Conference 2017

Join Me at Women in Automotive 2017 – Why Women Keynote

Jun 26, 2017

New Keynote Speaker Jeffery Tobias Halter Rounds Out All-Star Lineup at Women in Automotive Conference Orlando, FL — June 26, 2017 — Women in Automotive (WIA) today announced the addition of Jeffery Tobias Halter, President of YWomen, to their keynote roster for its upcoming conference in Orlando, July 9-11. WIA is a collection of industry…

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YWomen Jeffery Tobias Halter Father of a Daughter Initiative

A Father’s Day Gift To Our Daughters – Making The Connection

Jun 13, 2017

Dad’s is the workplace ready for your daughter? Most men today never make the connection that if we as men, as fathers of daughters, aren’t advocating for women’s advancement and workplace equity we are betraying our daughters of a better future. You see most men still lead very compartmental lives. For the most part, we…

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Jeffery Tobias Halter YWomen Father of Daughter Initiative daughter

This Father’s Day Give Your Daughter the Gift Of A Brighter Future

Jun 6, 2017

Father of Daughter Initiative Many men never make a connection between advocating for women in the workplace and the impact this will have when their daughter enters the job market. Dads, if we aren’t working today to advocate for women, then by default our daughters will face the same bias and gender pay issues that…

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