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Men Who Are Afraid to Mentor a Woman? Cut the Crap!

It’s time for more men to mentor women. #MentorHer Yesterday, those rumblings were confirmed in an update from Sheryl Sandberg and the Lean-in organization. We’ve heard talk in the wake of sexual harassment allegations and the #MeToo movement that men are uncomfortable mentoring, working alone or socializing with a woman, as it may be seen as inappropriate…

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One Man’s Reflections on #WomensMarch2018

One year ago, millions of women marched to show their solidarity at the 2017 Women’s March on Washington and around the world. At that time, I wrote: While many of the Women’s March messages resonated with social issues and civil and equal rights for all groups, there are tenets that are significantly noteworthy for corporate America. Women, in…

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Learn – One of the Four Things Your Company Needs to do to Advance Women (Part 2 of 4)

Men, it’s time to learn in order to understand the evolving workplace. Men owe it to themselves, their companies, employees, shareholders and their daughters to do a better job in advocating for women. – Jeffery Tobias Halter Recent headlines have set the stage for more companies to have the difficult and challenging conversations about the inequalities and…

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2018: A Cultural Turning Point for Women

As #TimesUp puts Hollywood on notice, is your company ready to advance the conversation about women in the workplace? As Oprah Winfrey noted in her passionate acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award: So I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a new day is on the horizon! And when…

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Burger King and Bullying, a Message for Male Champions.

If you see something, say something.

If you see something, say something. I am often asked for simple things men can do to demonstrate advocacy for advancing women. One of the most important first steps is to just speak up when you see a problem. Fast food chain Burger King recently created a public service announcement called “Bullying Junior” that sheds…

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Hey Guys, Here’s How You Can Advance Women

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

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

Women in Automotive audience photo

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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