FAST COMPANY ARTICLE Millennial women are set to take on unprecedented leadership positions. Here’s how to prep for them. 1. Develop Your Executive Presence Being an effective manager isn’t a skill you’re born with. It comes down to a set of learned behaviors—how to deliver a presentation, command a room, and inspire respect and loyalty. […]
The Two Sides of Confidence
Confidence! The two sides: Self-Effectiveness and Self-Esteem We gain a sense of self-effectiveness when we see ourselves mastering skills and achieving goals that matter. This is the confidence that, if we learn and work hard in a particular area, we’ll succeed; and it’s this type of confidence that leads people to accept difficult challenges, and […]
Leading Through Change
Do you work for an organization that is continually changing direction, has financial challenges, or simply evolving quickly. Whether it’s a planned change or emergent change being a leader in the midst of change has its inherent challenges. Your ability to Lead Through Change is a valuable Leadership Ability. Ideas to consider: 1) Start with […]
Performance VS Potential Still Relative Today?
WALL STREET JOURNAL 2013 When Sandra Day O’Connor graduated near the top of her class at Stanford University’s law school in 1952, she received only one job offer: to be a legal secretary. Women make a powerful impact on the economy. How can companies harness the opportunities offered by this vital segment of the workforce? […]
Are You A Change Agent or Too Cautious to Change?
Susan B. Anthony: “Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations can never effect a reform” Susan B. Anthony (1820-1905) was an American social reformer and feminist who played a pivotal role in the women’s suffrage movement. How do we apply this powerful message today! Whether we are changing the rules on a […]
Are You Falling Prey to the Leadership Ambition Gap?
Thank you, Sheryl Sandberg, for being an inspiration and sharing your wisdom in your telling book Lean In. Sheryl is the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook and is ranked on Fortune’s list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business. She writes: “The blunt truth is that men still run the world.” The statistics prove her point: Of […]