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.
Bonnie Flatt suggest a 5-step action plan that can help you change your old habits with new ones.
True or not, it’s almost universally acknowledged that women trump men in softer social skills. Although, I struggle to recall when a top, male executive was praised in the media for his likeability. This perception that women possess these apparently natural social skills increasingly seems to work to their advantage. This cliché played out deliciously in a satirical blog post on Jezebel.com, which asked “Is America ready for a white, male Secretary of State?” The piece suggested that only a woman could possess the intuition and emotional intelligence necessary for such a demanding job.
Despite the strides taken by law firms to increase the number of women lawyers in leadership positions, only a dismal 18.8 percent become partners in the nation’s biggest firms.
We bring you a book review for “How Ella Grew an Electric Guitar: A Girl’s First Adventure in Business” written by Orly Sade and Ellen Neuborne. Parents who want to go beyond telling their children that “money doesn’t grow on trees” will find that this fun story told from the eyes of someone their age will actually do more than educate.