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Forget the stories of born leaders. If you’ve got your eye on the corner office, executive coach Shoma Chatterjee knows which specific behaviors it takes to become CEO. Her executive advisory firm, ghSMART, conducted a 10-year study of more than 17,000 C-suite professionals. The study – the results of which she discussed at the recent […]
Can you count on your team? If you’ve got any hesitation, you might want to listen to a woman who’s spent her career studying teams. “One of the clearest signs of an experienced leader is the attention she pays to her people and her teams,” notes Lindred Greer, an associate professor of organizational behavior at Stanford […]
Think about this … Someone on your team comes to you with a sexual harassment complaint. Do you know how to handle it? Most women leaders get it. Many have either been sexual harassed themselves or know women who have been. In fact, almost half of working women say they’ve been harassed at their job, […]
As a leader, you’re always on display. That’s why it’s important to know what non-verbal signals you’re sending. Your body language – posture, arm gestures, facial expressions, etc. – speaks volumes to your employees and others, say researchers. Your leadership presence, in particular, is comprised of two sets of nonverbal signals, says Carol Kinsey Goman, […]
Want to retain your best and brightest? There’s one specific thing that makes employees stay put: Being shown respect. That’s according to employee happiness research firm TINYpulse. A third (32%) of employees are less likely to quit if they feel respected. There’s a direct correlation between making people feel appreciated and valued and their sticking around, […]
For a woman in leadership, International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8 is a day that belongs to you. It is a day to celebrate all that you’ve accomplished.
Most of us have a love-hate relationship with our smartphones: Being able to stay connected is critical for both our work and home lives … until you realize you just lost 45 minutes of your time mindlessly scrolling!
Sun, fun … then back to your desk. Amazing how quickly that vacation high ends when you return to work!
What can you – as a woman in leadership – do to close the gender pay gap for yourself, and other women? Many of you may want to address pay equity issues at your own company but find it difficult to figure out where to begin. The good news is that things are changing with […]
It may be the best of times and the worst of times for women in the workplace, but as 2018 begins, we see some signs of a shake-up in the status quo for women’s advancement into leadership roles. (And we hope this is just the beginning of an important year for all women in leadership.) […]
Good news for women everywhere just came out of a federal appeals court: Having a “grade and step” pay system doesn’t preclude an equal pay claim. (more…)
Imagine if you had a network of women leaders all across the country that you could tap anytime you wanted to find out what’s working for them. With our new feature, Worked for Her, you can. In our most recent installment Carol Milkman, Office Manager for the City of Staunton in Virginia shares how she cools things off when tempers flare.