32 results for tag: women as leaders


#ChooseToChallenge the State of Gender Equity on Boards

Around the world, a number of countries are taking steps to encourage or mandate improved gender diversity in the boardroom. Those efforts vary by country, as does their effectiveness and impact. This paper takes a look at what is occurring in six countries, ...
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LinkedIn News Live: Vetting the Culture of the Company You are Interviewing For

Here is an interview you will want to see. A longtime member of the ExecuNet community, Career Coach Kathy Caprino, was on LinkedIn News Live talking about how to vet the culture of the organization you're interviewing for. After all, the interview is a ...
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5 Undeniable Signs it’s Time to Leave Your Job

For many years during my 18-year corporate career, I remained in a number of roles I disliked, and a few of them were a terrible fit. Now I see that there were some critical factors that influenced my strong resistance to make the changes I needed to, ...
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Exploring the Impact of COVID-19 on Women in the Workplace

Thirty-five years ago, in November 1985, the female labor force participation rate was 54.7%. It was a record at the time, but that number has been steadily rising, proof of significant efforts in gender equality in the workplace—that is, until now. As ...
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The Key to Powerful Leadership Presence

The greatest leaders in the world have a powerful leadership presence. And, that presence is not about the right clothes, the firmness of their handshake, their tone of voice, or their cosmetics. What is the real key to powerful leadership presence? It is ...
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Leadership Lessons From 10 Moms Who are Changing the World

I want to pay tribute to some of the amazing mothers who are challenging the status quo, inspiring and motivating our current generation and generations to come, and changing the world for the better. There's far too many to list in this article, but ...
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5 Myths That Cause Women to Compete

What are the Myths? According to the United States Department of Labor, women make up 47% of the workforce. So, with those kinds of numbers, why do so many ambitious, motivated women feel like the workplace is a battlefield? Here are five myths that cause ...
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Trends & Transformation: Women Hold Up Half the Sky

Women make up half the world’s population and drive the majority of purchasing decisions in households. However, they are still underrepresented in the workforce, especially in technology and leadership positions. There has been some groundbreaking – ...
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Modern Day Challenges Faced by Women Entrepreneurs

Finding success in today’s competitive world as an entrepreneur is hard; a fact made even harder for women entrepreneurs looking to start their own business. Being no stranger to overcoming challenges, many women across the states have established their ...
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Board Seats: Women, Diversity, Hot Skills

What to know what's particularly important today in terms of landing a Board Seat? Tune in to this short excerpt from a session of ExecuNet Master Class, led by Mike Lorelli, and you'll hear what's valued the most right now and where there's the greatest ...
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Why Women Leaders Are Outperforming Men

The first to study female leadership 30 years ago, Sally Helgesen wrote a ground-breaking book titled The Female Advantage: Women's Ways of Leadership. As she studied a number of America's most successful female leaders by following them around and closely ...
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The Business Case for Gender Diversity in the Workplace

With the arrival of International Women's Day today, companies and individuals worldwide will be reviewing gender parity, progress, and future projections for women in the workplace. The positive benefits of a gender diverse workforce have created a solid ...
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