Women at the Tipping point. Is Corporate America Ready?


Advancing women in the workplace - Jeffery Tobias Halter

Women’s voices are rising.
 
 
 
 
 
 Are we at a flashpoint address workplace inequalities?

The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. – Malcolm Gladwell

The Start
Since 2000, women have been actively working to advance in the workplace — building on the women’s movement of the 1970s. Today, an entire generation . . .

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What a Trump victory Means for Women’s Leadership Advancement


Jeffery Tobias Halter on what a Trump victory means for women's advancement in corporate America

One of the first reactions of a Trump victory will be the question will hurt or even hinder women’s leadership advancement in corporate America and was Hillary’s loss in part because the country is not ready for a female president. While the pundits will analyze this election for years, as a corporate gender strategist I do not believe that either of these will . . .

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Fantasy Football, Women and Networking


FACT: Women now account for more than 20% of all fantasy football participants.

On a recent flight, I was re-reading Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean-In, when I glanced at the women next to me and she was reading ESPN’s Fantasy Football Preview. We shared a laugh that she was reading about football and I was reading about women’s leadership advancement. For the next hour, we . . .

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


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 pursue her career goals. In Part . . .

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


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 men I wanted to take this time to . . .

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