There is a game, it’s called leadership. It’s played every day in sport, business and politics. Sometimes it’s played well. A lot of the time, the standard of the leadership game being played is pretty average.
James Sutherland, CEO, Cricket Australia says that the talent development pathway for women playing cricket is ‘a bit like the Eiffel Tower, and the men’s is like a pyramid.’ Catherine Fox says, ‘this sounds a lot like the pathway for women into senior management jobs in most organisations.’ I agree and explain why.
Society tells women in many ways that being feisty is not OK. Read about why it is OK & what to do when you’re told its not.
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?
My love affair with F Words continues in this article about talking a lot, swearing a lot, messing about a lot and importantly, not giving a F*** a lot!