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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A Podcast with Ron Comacho and Jeffery Halter Women represent half of the American workforce they represent 1/3 of company chief executives. So why is there a gender gap and why are we overlooking this vast reservoir of talent, leadership potential and the productivity that women bring to top positions and to boards of directors?…

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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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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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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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YWomen selected one of the best leadership websites There are hundreds of leadership websites on the internet claiming to offer the best information for business leaders who want to develop better management practices. However, not all of these sites are created equal. The key to learning how to be a good leader or establish a successful business…

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What can men do in the short term and long term to champion women?  (Part 1 in this series can be read here). According to Mercer’s When Women Thrive report, only 39 percent of middle management and 38 percent of male employees are engaged in company diversity and inclusion initiatives. While some people will say nearly 40 percent…

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To bring systemic change, bring the men onboard, IWLC speaker says Jeffery Halter spoke at the Iowa Women Lead Change – Central Iowa Conference in Des Moines earlier this month. He headlined a breakout session for men on how to be allies and advocates and gave the afternoon keynote, “Why Women – The Leadership Imperative…

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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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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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