Managers: Here are 3 Things You Can Do to Promote More Women

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  Feeling the pressure to increase the number of women promoted across your organization? There are three key ingredients to understanding why women aren’t making it to the next level at the pace or numbers possible. We’ll share a few of those barriers, as well as an approach to overcome them.   1. Most women […]

How to Get More Women Into Leadership? Give Men Time Off

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By Jodi Detjen, Managing Partner Adapted from Blog written for Bright Horizons There’s plenty in the news about getting more women into leadership. But, increasingly, companies are dialing into the reality that gender equity is not going to change until men are involved as well. A key ingredient? Paternity leave. Yes, it seems like a […]

Not Enough Women in Your Pipeline? Think Again.

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  An original version of this blog was published on the Skillsoft Learning Blog.   In 2016, Facebook reported that the numbers of women and minorities employed in its U.S. work force remained largely unchanged from the previous year.  The company cited the “pipeline” as the problem:  there were not enough women and minorities entering […]

Myth: We Are Diverse. We Have One Woman On Our Leadership Team.

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2 Minute Read | Women’s Leadership Myths Welcome to Myth #10 of our 16 blog-series highlighting women’s leadership myths. Myth # 10: We are a diverse organization.  We already have a woman on our leadership team. In 1980, there were no female senior executives in the top 100 businesses in America. In 1994, there were […]

Myth: The Best Negotiator Deserves The Raise

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2 Minute Read | Women’s Leadership Myths Welcome to Myth #5 of our 16 blog-series highlighting women’s leadership myths. Myth # 5: The Best Negotiator Deserves the Raise. Women are regularly counseled to negotiate more (and our research suggests that women assume that they “shouldn’t”). But there’s an underlying assumption being made: Why are raises […]