The latest Conference Board of Canada report reveals that while women have what it takes to become effective leaders, they don’t advance to the top because they lack the ability to self-promote.
Category: Women on the Inside
The message of Sheryl Sandberg in her new book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead has gotten people talking. Here’s a roundup of the reactions– both positive and negative– that leaning in has inspired.
It’s surprising how much we as a community think about what’s happening in a woman’s uterus. Focusing on your own reproduction makes sense. What troubles me is when the business community wants to talk about it, too. In fact, it seems impossible to talk about the advancement of women in business without someone dropping the word “baby” into the equation. I don’t know about you, but I think it’s high time companies take their eyes off our navels.
Women in Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC) are ambitious, educated, and talented. But they also deal with family “pulls” and workplace “pushes” that impede their career advancement.
That line between business and personal relationships gets frequently blurred and chemistry plays a major role in the hiring process.