There’s a lot of talk about the problem of gender inequality. There is a lot of talk about the benefits of a gender diverse workforce. Increasingly, CEO’s are including gender diversity in their top priorities. I would forgive you if you were thinking “blah, blah, blah” right now. Because guess what? Many leaders are thinking blah blah blah. Alarmingly, there are many women in the corporate world who think (and say) the say thing. Because there is a LOT of talk and very little high impact action. Or is there? … More Here is How to Move from Conversation to Action.
Organisations still struggling with creating equal opportunities are feeling the pressure to catch up…and fast! However, if equality, inclusion and diversity haven’t been on your organisations radar until now, probably time to start! … More What is the state of play at your business for equality?
Natalie Knoll, Co-Founder ofBird & Knoll, follows her own advice by paying her success forward by sharing her invaluable experience, information & resources with Advancing Women readers. … More Female Leader: Natalie Knoll, Bird & Knoll
Elizabeth Murphy, Co-Founder of The Change Agenda, contributes a guest post on why she stayed ‘mum’ at work regarding her parental status. … More Don’t Say Mum
Jeff Immelt says to bosses, get out of your ivory tower and get in touch with your people. Drucker said culture eats strategy for breakfast every day. I say to bosses, do you really know your organisational culture? And does that culture work for women? Every day?#AdvancingWomen … More Do Corporate Leaders Really Understand The Organisation They Lead?
Why do women feel like they cannot be authentic? Is it because of the societal expectations of how ‘nice girls’ should behave means attitudes are not shifting quickly enough? … More Can I Really Be Me and Succeed at Work?
80% of women say having a mentor is important, yet only 20% actually have a mentor. Why? … More Help! I need a mentor, but its all too hard!
Is the call for more resilience in workplaces a sneaky way to do more with less? #resilience … More Why the 3 R’s are important
I wonder why women are not being mentored in a systematic way in our organisations, given the right mentoring and sponsorship can unlock potential and superior performance for both the woman and the organisation that employs her? … More The 4 No Surprise Fundamentals About Why Women Should Be Mentored