It’s my job to both keep an eye on the global leadership gender gap and to help my clients in business and sport close it. I am sad to say that the world has achieved painfully slow progress towards closing this gap. OK, ok so I know that’s not a major newsflash for many of you.
Did you know that advice typically received by women covers only two thirds (66%) of the career and leadership success equation in business? This Missing 33%™ of the career success equation has serious implications for a woman’s chances of being seen as high potential, receiving promotions to senior positions, receiving optimal benefits from mentoring relationships and nurturing the next generation of women leaders.
There’s a lot of talk about the problem of gender inequality. There is a LOT of talk and, when you consider the current statistics, not enough concrete action.
A businesswoman once told me she uses audacious as a word to help her be focussed, courageous and always be moving forward. Good advice!
Women have fabulous EQ skills. We’re told that time and time again. But, 97% of leadership feedback, coaching, training and mentoring that women receive focusses solely on the stuff that we’re already great at, EQ! What’s missing? Let me explain.
If you’re like a lot of people I’ve talked with, then you probably got to the end of the calendar year that is 2021 feeling a bit burned out and worrying about the wellbeing of the people you lead. Many of you have spent almost 2 years living, leading and working through a global pandemic. My heart hurts when I hear just how bone-weary, and brain weary, so many people are.
I recently asked some successful confident women in business what their rituals and routines are. The kinds of behaviours that will become the habits that fuel a career that soars. They’ve agreed to share their secrets with all of you!
What does it really mean to be a confident woman? If confidence is the secret sauce for success, then how can women learn how to get more of it?
I was disappointed to hear the Australian Federal Treasurer use the term ‘blacklist’ on TV recently. This language perpetuates racial stereotypes. And it must stop.
I am saluting the women profiled in this article because I grew up in a regional town in mid-west Australia and have never forgotten the grit, determination and resilience of
Not all performance feedback provided to you in the workplace is a gift. In fact, a great deal of feedback that comes the way of women is unsolicited, gendered rubbish!
I am known as the Get Shit Done woman. I am a planner and I set my priorities aligned to the awesome shit I need to get done. So that’s
The Economic Equality Pact 2030 has been developed by Financy to help women, business and government take action towards financial progress and gender equality. I have proudly signed The Pact
I encourage all leaders to ask these ten get shit done questions so they can push harder and faster for gender equality in their workplace.
There is an exodus of people from the workforces across the world. What alarms me is that 73% of those exiting paid work were women. And in many cases, those women will not be back in the paid workforce. This is a huge red flag for industry and workplaces. We already have critical skills and labour shortages in some sectors along with low representation of women, particularly non-white women.