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.

Women Leaders Are More Compassionate But Does That Also Hold Us Back?

  This past week there was an interesting article in The Atlantic that quoted the Dalai Lama as saying that “The world needs leaders with compassion.” And in his mind, that means “the world needs more female leaders.” The article referred to research that has been done on the subject of gender and compassion, most… Read More.

Self-Promotion is a Political Skill

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Hopefully most professional women now understand the importance of taking credit for their accomplishments and promoting themselves across the organization to gain visibility and credibility. There have been many studies by Catalyst and other organizations that support the necessity of promotion for career advancement for women. Understanding your value proposition and being able to confidently… Read More.

It's Not A Glass Ceiling: It's A Glass Grid

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Catalyst studies show that women are just as ambitious as men and use the same career advancement strategies but they don’t get the same pay off. “Clearly, access to the ‘hot jobs’ and to senior-level sponsors with clout to create that access can make a dramatic difference in closing the persistent gender gap.” said Ilene… Read More.