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Stop Your Women’s Leadership “Journey” and Start Your Integrated Women’s Leadership Plan (Part 1 of 4)

Jul 27, 2015

Stop the Journey.  Start the PLAN. Many years ago, I was at my first ever national diversity conference, when I heard a Chief Diversity Officer talk about the company’s progress vis-a-vis gender diversity. He said the company was on a diversity journey and that ten years after setting forth on a strategy, they were now beginning…

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Male Engagement, Advancing Women…and My Red Pumps.

Jul 22, 2015

Jeffery Tobias Halter TEDx Talk   I was thrilled when I was invited to give a TED talk on the need for male engagement in advancing women at the TEDxCentennialParkWomen 2015 in Atlanta. I knew that this was a great opportunity to ignite a real conversation. I also knew it needed to be poignant, provocative and shake…

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The Man Code. What Women Need To Know.

Jul 13, 2015

Is the ‘Man Code’ Holding Female Employees Back? I’ll tell it to you straight: there is a man code that guides men’s actions –in and out of the office. There are certain behaviors that we are taught when we step foot on the playground as children. They are self-reinforced by members of the power group…

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Jeffery Tobias Halter meritocracies and women's advancement

Hard Work Alone Is Not Enough. You Need To Share Your Accomplishments.

Jul 6, 2015

Women need to take a tip from their male counterparts At a recent event, I was keynoting my book WHY WOMEN, The Leadership Imperative and I referenced research from ‘The Sponsor Effect‘, that found that women need to change their viewpoint on meritocracies and their accomplishments. When you ask women, 77% of them will tell…

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Jolie's message in South Africa is important: advancing women in the workplace does not have to happen despite men, it has to happen alongside men. And I believe Fathers of Daughters have a responsibility to demonstrate this advocacy.

Lessons from Angelina Jolie: Leadership And Advancing Women in the Workplace Lessons

Jun 17, 2015

Advancing women in the workplace Addressing a group of delegates in Johannesburg, South Africa, Special Envoy of the United Nations, Jolie emphasized how it was critical to engage men in the fight for women’s rights, saying that the women’s rights movement begins at the individual level. When it comes to women’s empowerment and leadership issues,…

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Is Your Company Doing The One Thing That Will Retain Female Employees?

Jun 12, 2015

Workplace Flexibility…And it Doesn’t Cost a Dime! When it comes to Work-Life balance, few topics are more divisive among employees and management than the issue of workplace flexibility, especially if you are a Mom (or Dad) trying to juggle the pressures of parenting and want to move up the ranks to an Executive. In fact,…

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Join the Father of a Daughter Corporate Challenge

Jun 9, 2015

10 things men are doing to support their daughters and advocate for women in the workplace. My Father of a Daughter Initiative is off to an extraordinary start. Last week it was picked up by Huffington Post after getting 11,000+ views on LinkedIn. And this week we are launching the Father of a Daughter Corporate…

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Father of a Daughter Initiative and Father’s Day – Let’s Keep The Conversation Going

Jun 5, 2015

Father of a Daughter Initiative + Special Why Women Book Offer for Father’s Day I want to thank everybody for their interest in the Father of a Daughter Initiative and signed the With more than 10,000 views (and counting) on Huffington Post and LinkedIn, it just goes to show that it’s time to act on…

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This Father’s Day Give Your Daughter A Gift

Jun 4, 2015

Women in the Workplace: 10 Things Fathers of Daughters Can Do to Advocate For Women Women’s leadership advancement is stuck. Real change with 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…

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Jeffery Tobias Halter on advancing women in the workplace

10 Simple Things Fathers of a Daughter can do to Advocate for Women

Jun 3, 2015

This Father’s Day Give Your Daughter A Gift Women’s leadership advancement is stuck. Real change with 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 and even tying compensation to gender goals…

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Who Gets Women? Utah Does! Yes, Utah!

Jun 1, 2015

Utah Launches ElevateHER Challenge Earlier this month I had the pleasure of helping Utah launch the Women’s Leadership Institute’s ElevateHER Challenge – a joint government/business coalition to advance women’s Leadership and workplace equality. With this progressive move, Utah joins Massachusetts as only the second state in the country to launch such an initiative. The power…

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The One Thing Male Leaders CAN Learn From Mad Men

May 21, 2015

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…

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