Women in Business Articles

Remarkable Lessons from Women Entrepreneurs Who Shut Down Their Business

Not to be missed: powerful, real lessons for any entrepreneur. Why two women entrepreneurs decided to shut down their business…

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Male Mentors Still Key to Success of Female Founders

Most of us can recount a meal or meeting with a colleague or boss that was game-changing for our career. For much of our careers, women have been in such a minority, that male mentors were likely to be…

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The Case for Including White Men in the Corporate Diversity Discussion

Ernst & Young LLP’s October 2017 survey, “EY Studies Race, Gender and Exclusion at Work,” was an attempt to study different demographic groups’ sense of “belonging” and see if respondents have felt personally excluded at work, and why. The study included a sample size of more than 1,000 full-time employed U.S. Americans. Researchers found that […]

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Men, Listen Up to Understand the Evolving Workplace

“When men are ready to become advocates for women, they want to start by ‘Leading.’ In reality…the first step is to ‘Listen.’” – Recent Fortune 500 Keynote, Jeffery Tobias Halter Men, it’s time to listen up in order to understand the evolving workplace. Most organizations are seeking solutions on how to attract, retain and advance women. […]

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3 Male Influencers All Men Should Know

Michael Kimmel

Do you know these men? They are engaging men in new ways and are turning the gender conversation on its head. They are broadening the narrow definition of “manhood” and challenging the traditional role of men in the workplace. They are fighting hard against bias and telling other men to not withdraw, but step out and […]

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“That’s What She Said” Book Review & Key Insights

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In Joanne Lipman’s new book, That’s What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together, she share this quote from Dr. Brian Welle, Director of People Analytics at Google: If people believe that everyone around them is fighting against their biases, stereotypes and prejudices, they will do […]

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Your Guide to Workplace Interactions in the #MeToo Era

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A male leader recently shared with me that during an external meeting a couple of people, who work for other companies, were using excessive profanity. He felt it was inappropriate and the language made him uncomfortable. He thought that it was also likely that it was offensive others, including a female colleague. So he spoke […]

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Women in Business: Your Experience Strengthens Decision-Making

I’m so glad I finally got to see the movie The Post starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. The movie dramatizes the The Washington Post newspaper’s 1971 decision to publish portions of a top-secret study called The Pentagon Papers. The Pentagon Papers were a U.S. Department of Defense study about the country’s political and military involvement in Vietnam, which revealed […]

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Policies Don’t Change Work Environments – You Do

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This year, I’m concerned that my clients – and you – may be reluctant to make any changes related to the way they interact with women in the workplace. But there is something you can do…

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Pronoun Thoughts – She and He

Brad Feld realized that his default pronoun for writing and speaking has been male gendered. As he continued to become more aware of pronoun usage, he resolved to …

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