Gender Strategy

The male leaders committed to sponsoring women

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Company leaders have a responsibility to lead. It’s not acceptable for 50 percent of the workforce to stop talking with the other 50 percent. It’s time a zero tolerance policy on bad behavior and empowering everyone to be their best selves at work. “There is no greater time for CEOs in this country to send…

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Can Your Women’s Leadership Initiative Solve Two of Your Biggest Business Challenges?

YWomen 2019 top CEO concerns women's leadership initiative

For 2019, top CEO concerns include attracting and retaining talent and developing the next generation of leaders. Globally, CEOs rank attracting and retaining top talent as their #1 internal concern, according to the findings of The Conference Board survey, C-Suite Challenge 2019. Developing the next generation of leaders was the #3 internal concern (#2 was creating new business…

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My True Calling. A Podcast with Judy Hoberman.

Why Women. Why Encourage Men to Advocate for Women? Some people are very intentional and live their lives on purpose. Others are not as aware and struggle to find purpose. Many simply respond to whatever life throws at them and it may not be their true calling. Being clear about and connected to your purpose,…

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How to Engage Men in Advancing Women

When Women Win podcast by Rana Nawas Earlier this month, I spoke with Rana Nawas, corporate veteran, writer and speaker, for her #WomenWomenWin podcast. I was honored to be the second man invited to be interviewed for her show. We had a wide-ranging discussion about the important role male allies and advocates play in advancing women…

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Women Beyond The Tipping Point

YWomen Jeffery Tobias Halter women beyond the tipping point

Disrupting the status quo to drive gender parity and rid the workplace of gender inequities The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips and spreads like wildfire. – Malcolm Gladwell In February 2016, I chronicled that we were reaching a tipping point for women’s issues in the…

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How to Create an Integrated Women’s Leadership Strategy

MindaliaTV interview on gender equality and advancing women When Judy Hoberman invited me to join her and Angel Ribo for an interview on MindaliaTV, I said yes. For those who know Judy, you understand why. If you don’t follow her on Twitter (@SellingInASkirt) for insights on men and women sell, manage, recruit and supervise differently and tips on how both…

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Google Employees “Walkout For Real Change”​

With the #GoogleWalkout, Corporate America has been put on notice. Today (November 1, 2018), a protest by organized by Google employees unfolded at 11:10 a.m. local time at more than 40 offices around the world. The rolling walkout is keeping the much-needed conversation about “harassment, discrimination, and support for abusers” in the spotlight. A Twitter…

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Advancing Women Is Not A Journey. It’s a Business Imperative And Needs a Strategy.

YWomen Advancing Women Is Not A Journey. It Demands Strategy.

Tips for Implementing An Integrated Women’s Leadership Strategy. People go on journeys. Organizations implement long-term strategic plans. To advance women, organizations need an Integrated Women’s Leadership Strategy. We need to speak in business terms that cause leaders to sit up and listen. You may have heard me share this story before but it bears repeating. Many years ago,…

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Why Do We Need to Engage Men In Women’s Leadership Issues? Part 1

Why Men? Women’s issues are societal issues and organization issues. Without men understanding the issues (the experiences women are having in the workplace), being involved in the discussions and actively involved in changing organizational culture then women’s advancement will remain stuck. Jeffery Tobias Halter, president of YWomen, recently spoke with Dr. Patti Fletcher, Leadership Futurist & Solution…

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