Laura Close, Managing editor @BOSSNewsNetwork interviewed me recently for the March issue of the magazine. We had a wide ranging discussion about gender and diversity in the workplace, the war for talent, the changing demographics of the American workforce and the need to have meaningful conversations in the workplace to address these . . .
I know, I’m also skeptical about a man standing up for women. Isn’t that just another way to reinforce the norm of male leadership? But I’m also a pragmatist. So if he’s advancing gender equity, I’m willing to . . .
Even though research has shown that there are concrete benefits to hiring and promoting more women into leadership positions, progress remains stilted in corporate America—especially at the top. Only 14 percent of executives at Fortune 500 companies are women. While the number of female board members has been increasing, the number of female executives . . .
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 all men. The internet was . . .
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 amazing men) talking collectively about how to advance women. . . .