Posts Tagged ‘HuffPost’
The 4 Things Your Company Needs to Do to Advance Women (Part 3 of 4) – Lead!
Yes, there are only 4 things organizations need to do to advance women. “If you were told it would take over 50 years to achieve a business objective would you accept it?” – Ken Chenault, CEO and Chairman, American Express #womensforumny. This remark was one of the opening salvos of the New York Women’s Forum Breakfast…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
The 4 Things Your Company Needs to Do to Advance Women (Part 1 of 4) – Listen!
Yes, there only 4 things organizations need to do to advance women. In the past few weeks, I have attended over 15 women’s leadership events and witnessed over 5,000 leaders (women and a few brave men) talking collectively about how to advance women. Big name companies such as The Coca-Cola Company and Walmart at the…Read More
Bradley Cooper – Male Champion
Listen. Learn. Take Action! Recently Bradley Cooper came out and stated he is going to be an advocate for pay equity in his future movie roles. He said that he has started “teaming up” with female co-stars to negotiate salaries before films go into production. What does this have to do with leaders in corporate…Read More
Are You Really Listening to Your Biggest Customer – Women?!
Are Your Male Store Managers Gender Aware? I have been consulting with a very progressive international grocery chain to develop and implement a fully integrated women’s leadership strategy. Currently, our work is focused on the front lines of their business – the retail store manager. As part of the strategy, we created engagement groups for…Read More
Women’s Advancement: Three Things Men Aren’t Telling Women (Part 3 of 3)
Do Men Really Care About Advocating for the Advancement of Women? In Part 1 and 2 of this series, I provided the context of Women’s Advancement: Three Things Men Aren’t Telling Women. The first and second questions raised by men and the solutions provided were: “I don’t understand why things need to change. What’s different…Read More
Women’s Advancement: What Men Aren’t Telling Women (Part 2 of 3)
Is your Leadership team able to manage talent that is NOT LIKE THEMSELVES? In my last post, I wrote about the three things men won’t reveal to their female colleagues when it comes to women’s advancement. To recap the three things men aren’t saying to women: “I don’t understand why things need to change. What’s…Read More
Women’s Advancement: Three Things Men Aren’t Telling Women (Part 1 of 3)
What is your company doing to recognize women as an Operating Priority? As I work with corporate clients I’ve had many opportunities to understand what holds (well-meaning) men back from fully committing to women’s leadership programs — the inner thoughts and voices that prevent them from understanding the great economic value women unlock for companies.…Read More
Leveraging The Four Critical Business Functions To Accelerate Your Women’s Leadership Strategy (Part 3 of 4)
How to Operationalize Your Women’s Leadership Strategy (Part 3 of 4) Recap: In Part 1 I discussed the need to have an integrated approach to your Women’s Leadership Strategy and linked it to three critical business drivers, 1) Grow Revenue, 2) Improve Operating Profit, 3) and Enhance Your Corporate Reputation. In In Part 2, I discussed…Read More
Stop Your Women’s Leadership “Journey” and Start Your Integrated Women’s Leadership Plan (Part 1 of 4)
Stop the Journey. Start the PLAN. Many years ago, I was at my first ever national diversity conference, when I heard a Chief Diversity Officer talk about the company’s progress vis-a-vis gender diversity. He said the company was on a diversity journey and that ten years after setting forth on a strategy, they were now beginning…Read More