Women in Business Articles

“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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What Smart, Strategic Male Leaders Do Differently

“I had to do something that he and everyone else would not forget. I had to hit him where he’d really feel it—in his business results and pocket…”

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The Way to Hire More Rockstar Women

Jeff Hyman is the Chief Talent Officer of Strong Suit Executive Search & bestselling author of Recruit Rockstars The Way Women Work guest post

Recruiting rockstars is really hard. And recruiting women rockstars for some roles can be downright painful. But nobody said that business was supposed to be easy. With a 4.1% unemployment rate, you’re already fighting a war for talent. You might as well double-down, fight the war for female talent, and ignite your business.

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8 Ways to Support Women at Work

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  Men and leaders like you have been asking me how they can support women, in light of continued revelations about toxic work environments and incidents of sexual misconduct. An environment free of harassment is the most minimal requirement we all have of our workplaces. But that alone is not enough. To thrive your business needs […]

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Tough Career Choices and the Men Who Mentored, Sponsored Me

Lourdes Lamasney

How taking a risk, my father, boss, and work partner helped accelerate my advertising career across two continents…

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Enough with Mentoring: The Best Way to Advance Women at Work

Mentorship alone does very little to advance women in the workforce. In today’s workplace, women are over mentored and under sponsored in comparison to men. Here are the first steps to become a great career sponsor.

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