Women in business often make mistakes that prevent them from achieving their desired results. And the common source of these missteps is not in failing to put in enough effort but in putting in too much effort in the wrong places.
Bonnie Flatt suggest a 5-step action plan that can help you change your old habits with new ones.
Femme-O-Nomics plans to follow the ups — and downs — of today’s female captains of industry. This week, we continue to follow Ginni Rometty and Marissa Mayer.
“Women are the foot soldiers of climate change adaptation.” By educating women in the rural areas on climate change and water management, they foster the program’s continued success. The participation of women is key to protecting the environment in various regions of the world.
In her fourth podcast of the Broad Experience, a show on women, workplace and success, Ashley Milne-Tyte, a regular contributor to Femme-O-Nomics, talks to two successful women about what it takes for women to get to the top. One, Mrs. Moneypenny of the Financial Times, says there is nothing standing in women’s way other than themselves. The other, Joanna Barsh of McKinsey, has a more nuanced view and discusses her latest research about women at work.
In many demanding roles, it can easily become routine to focus your attention on achieving specific business objectives. The more you focus on equipping yourself to advance, the more indispensable you become to your company. It’s a win-win situation.
The excitement surrounding women launching their own businesses feels contagious, even on paper. But when my last paycheck came in I started to seriously question my sanity. For those considering the professional equivalent of jumping out of a plane, it’s worthwhile to listen to the women who already made the leap.