January 1 is a big date for women in government contracting, and women in corporate leadership in general.
Tag: "Sun Tzu for Women"
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.
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.