Posts Tagged ‘Advancing Women’
The Diminished Role of the CDO
How does your organization fare? Many companies are moving to a model of placing the Office of Diversity in Human Resources and reporting to the head of HR. This diminishes the office’s effectiveness in a number of ways. First, it takes away one of the key roles and that is having an Officer level oversight…Read More
Reflections on Ten Years
Five things companies are getting right and five areas that need improvement Ten years ago, I launched YWomen with a focused mission to help organizations recruit, retain and advance women and a goal to create more conversations about engaging men in advancing women at work. What an incredible journey it has been! As I have…Read More
Gender Issues in Business – podcast
Business strategies to empower women in the workplace and to advance their leadership in business After speaking at the #wine2wine conference, I was interviewed by Monty Waldin for the Italian Wine Podcast about gender issues in business. My keynote was part of the Women of the Vine track on advancing women in the workplace at the conference.…Read More
Oprah has spoken. #TimesUp
Is your company ready? In January 2017 millions of women marched to show solidarity. Throughout the year we heard more and more growing voices in the collectiveness of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. And last night at the Golden Globes, Oprah Winfrey and the women of Hollywood threw down the gauntlet on Gender Equality. What does this have to…Read More
Listen – Tips to Create Male Allies, Champions and Advocates
Men, it’s time to listen up in order to understand the evolving workplace In my experience, when men are ready to become advocates for women, they want to start by “Leading.” This is what they do. In reality, this is the third step to success. The first step is to “Listen.” – Recent Fortune 500 Keynote,…Read More
The 4 Things Your Company Needs to Do to Advance Women (Part 4 of 4) – Have the Will!
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…Read More
The 4 Things Your Company Needs to Do to Advance Women (Part 2 of 4) – Learn!
Yes, there are only 4 things organizations need to do to advance women. Men owe it to themselves, their companies, employees, shareholders . . . and their daughters to do a better job in advocating for women. – Jeffery Tobias Halter After attending over 15 women’s leadership events in the last 90 days, I have…Read More