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Tag: "Sun Tzu for Women"

Happy New Year! Women rise to top of major U.S. defense firms

| November 28, 2012 | Comments (0)

January 1 is a big date for women in government contracting, and women in corporate leadership in general.

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An ambition gap or a confidence gap?

| November 12, 2012 | Comments (0)
An ambition gap or a confidence gap?

If Jack Welch was talking about an “ambition gap” among women in the workforce, most women (and a lot of men) would be irritated or simply ignore it. But when Facebook Chief Operating Officer, Sheryl Sandberg, coins the term, this requires a more serious reaction.

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Fairness is a fairy tale for women in business

| October 26, 2012 | Comments (3)
Fairness is a fairy tale for women in business

share.” But my advice for most women in business is this: begin with the idea that it’s not going to be fair. If you refuse to accept this premise and are out to change the world and bring about equity, that’s terrific. I wish you well. Those of us fortunate enough to have been raised in democracies gravitate to the ideal of equity and fairness. And we should. But we must also come to terms with the realities of our circumstances and ourselves. Once we accept this, and set about to turn perceived disadvantages to advantages, we’ll save ourselves a lot of frustration.

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Career women: quit working so hard

| February 21, 2012 | Comments (0)
Career women: quit working so hard

Men tend to see networking as part and parcel of playing the game, but women are prone to seeing it as based on false motives. Developing and deepening relationships through out-of-company networking and managing up puts you in a favorable position.

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