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This Father’s Day Give Your Daughter A Gift

Jun 7, 2016

It’s time for more men to advocate for women in the workplace. Women’s advancement is stuck. A sense of urgency will never take place until fathers of daughters realize the responsibility they have to be change agents. We can talk about the business case, strategies and talent initiatives but without a personal connection, men will…

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Lessons From The PayPal Gender Equality Panel Debacle

May 12, 2016

3 things companies need to do to get serious about advancing women Let’s give PayPal an A for effort and a C- on execution on their women’s initiative. In case you missed it, late last month Paypal announced a Gender Equality and Inclusion in the Workforce Panel.  The only problem was the panel consisted of…

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We Keep Expecting #women to #leanIn, What We Need is #men to #standup

May 6, 2016

Hey, Men! Do Something for your Mothers, Wives, and Daughters. Stand-up for Women. Women’s Pay Equity Day came and went without a lot of hoopla. April 12th symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. Obama made a speech and Pinterest and Twitter exploded, for…

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Why Do Male CEOs Commit to Advancing Women?

Mar 31, 2016

Advancing Women in the Workplace Next week is the Simmons Leadership Conference in Boston, MA. The 2016 program celebrates Women Leading Change and features a day of professional development and thought leaders including Carla Harris, Edie Weiner, and Ping Fu. I’m thrilled to be speaking at the event for the 3rd time. For the past…

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Where Are All the Female MBA’s? (Part 2 of 2)

Feb 11, 2016

Where Career Aspiration, Advancement, and Talent Management Meet Reality An MBA is often seen as a critical element for leaders to move up to the C-Suite. In Part 1 of this series, I explored the role an MBA in the pipeline to C-Suite and also interviewed a typical high-potential woman who is seeking an MBA to…

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Where Are All the Female MBA’s? (Part 1 of 2)

Feb 4, 2016

Alert: Women Business Leaders Missing in the Pipeline to the C-Suite I was recently asked to keynote a Women’s Leadership event for the Georgia Tech MBA Women’s Alumnae Network. Georgia Tech is an amazing institute, and from a full disclosure standpoint, I am the proud father of a graduate. In my work on advancing women and engaging…

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The 4 Things Your Company Needs to Do to Advance Women (Part 4 of 4) – Have the Will!

Jan 28, 2016

Have the Will to Change. The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. – Vince Lombardi* In the past several months I have attended over 15 women’s leadership events and witnessed over 5,000 leaders (women and a number of…

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The 4 Things Your Company Needs to Do to Advance Women (Part 3 of 4) – Lead!

Jan 15, 2016

Yes, there are only 4 things organizations need to do to advance women. “If you were told it would take over 50 years to achieve a business objective would you accept it?” – Ken Chenault, CEO and Chairman, American Express #womensforumny. This remark was one of the opening salvos of the New York Women’s Forum Breakfast…

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The 4 Things Your Company Needs to Do to Advance Women (Part 2 of 4) – Learn!

Dec 18, 2015

Yes, there are only 4 things organizations need to do to advance women. Men owe it to themselves, their companies, employees, shareholders . . . and their daughters to do a better job in advocating for women. – Jeffery Tobias Halter After attending over 15 women’s leadership events in the last 90 days, I have…

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The 4 Things Your Company Needs to Do to Advance Women (Part 1 of 4) – Listen!

Dec 17, 2015

Yes, there only 4 things organizations need to do to advance women. In the past few weeks, I have attended over 15 women’s leadership events and witnessed over 5,000 leaders (women and a few brave men) talking collectively about how to advance women. Big name companies such as The Coca-Cola Company and Walmart at the…

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Bradley Cooper – Male Champion

Oct 25, 2015

Listen. Learn. Take Action! Recently Bradley Cooper came out and stated he is going to be an advocate for pay equity in his future movie roles. He said that he has started “teaming up” with female co-stars to negotiate salaries before films go into production. What does this have to do with leaders in corporate…

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

Oct 8, 2015

Are Your Male Store Managers Gender Aware? I have been consulting with a very progressive international grocery chain to develop and implement a fully integrated women’s leadership strategy. Currently, our work is focused on the front lines of their business – the retail store manager. As part of the strategy, we created engagement groups for…

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