6 Positive Trends Lead To More Women On Corporate Boards

The latest census from Catalyst indicates that women now hold 19.2% of S&P board seats. Although these numbers are disappointing, Catalyst President and CEO Deborah Gillis is optimistic according to her recent interview for Washington Post. Recent trends point to increased opportunities to boost women’s representation on corporate boards. I spoke with Thomas Hickey about… Read More.

How Savvy Are You About Office Politics?

Playing politics in the workplace is not about gossip, backstabbing, or opportunism. Instead, savvy women in business know how to network and with whom. They also understand how decisions are made in their organizations, and they have learned to use these political factors to their advantage. Political savvy is critical for career success and the… Read More.

Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business

If you’re working in France and a man tells you that you look pretty or he comments that you have on a lovely suit, most American women would assume that he is not taking her seriously. “Why aren’t they looking at my work? If you’re talking about the way I look, you’re not listening to… Read More.

Women Leaders Are Now Viewed Just As Effective As Men

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A new study published by the American Psychological Association reveals that women are perceived just as effective, sometimes more so, than men when it comes to leadership. In fact, they are seen as more effective in both middle management and senior leadership roles! The researchers in this study state that, “As organizations have become fast-paced,… Read More.