Posts Tagged ‘meritocracy’
The Meritocracy Myth. The Unwritten Rules of Promotions and the Workplace.
Men, Women and the Meritocracy Myth. During a keynote event at a conference, I referenced research from The Sponsor Effect, which recommends that women change their viewpoint on meritocracies. The research concludes that men and women think differently about who gets promotions. When you ask women, 77 percent say they believe promotions are driven by a…Read More
Is Your Viewpoint on Meritocracies Holding You Back? Remember to Share Your Accomplishments.
Self-Advocacy – 3 tips for talking with your boss. I was recently invited to write an article for the Leadercast Now blog to share insights and solutions for a leadership challenge. Selecting a topic was easy. During Q&A sessions, I’m often asked about meritocracy and why hard work alone isn’t enough to get promoted. As…Read More
What Female Leaders Can Learn From the Game of Thrones!
Regimes, Meritocracies and Playing to Win “When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. There is no middle ground.” – Cersei Lannister to Eddard Stark, Game of Thrones, Season One The seventh season of Game of Thrones premiered last night, and one of the apparent themes is that it is time for women to…Read More
Hard Work Alone Is Not Enough. You Need To Share Your Accomplishments.
Women need to take a tip from their male counterparts At a recent event, I was keynoting my book WHY WOMEN, The Leadership Imperative and I referenced research from ‘The Sponsor Effect‘, that found that women need to change their viewpoint on meritocracies and their accomplishments. When you ask women, 77% of them will tell…Read More