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What’s Your Superpower?

November 24, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, People ManagementComments (0)

By Lauren Noël and Christie Hunter Arscott Imagine you enter an interview for a job and an executive asks you: “What’s your superpower?” How would you respond? Your answer would require the insight to know how your differentiators contribute value to your prospective employer and fuel your passions at the same time. Knowing your superpower …

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Gender Diversity in the Boardroom: Finding an Optimal Level?

November 23, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, Corporate GovernanceComments (0)

By Won-Yong Oh, Loren Falkenberg, and Jim Dewald There has been an increase in the number of women serving on boards. Today, everyone talks about “more” women in the boardroom. The more, the better? Probably, not always. In this article, the authors

Claiming Your Value: A Key Skill for Women in Transition

November 11, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, Coaching, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Sally Helgesen “What’s your worth?” might be one of the more difficult questions that women, particularly in the corporate world, need to face. In this article, Sally Helgesen elaborates on the importance of confidently articulating and claiming

Parity in Progress: A New Future for Women in Energy

May 25, 2017 • Women in LeadershipComments (0)

By Katie Mehnert Women’s rights have been front and centre in recent weeks, given the current political climate. But movement toward change has been brewing for some time. And while there’s still a ways to go to reach parity, there are some notable signs

The Value of Gender-Based Leadership

March 2, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, Corporate GovernanceComments (2)

By Melissa Greenwell If a roomful of men can draw on their experiences and insights to help a business succeed, a roomful of men and women drawing from a deeper pool can achieve even more. Given the growing evidence about the business value of gender-balanced

We Need a Greater Focus on the Benefits Women in Top Executive Roles Bring to Companies Rather than Doom and Gloom Over their Limited Numbers

January 24, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, Corporate Governance, MBAs & Executive EducationComments (0)

By Sucheta Nadkarni Recruiting women to corporate boards and top executive roles helps businesses find the best people and reach key consumers. There’s a risk that too much focus on doom and gloom, over the lack of such senior women in business, will veer

Power with Purpose: How Women’s Leadership Boosts the Economy and Society

January 19, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Women in LeadershipComments (0)

By Lynn Taliento and Anu Madgavkar While there has been progress toward increased opportunities in the labour force for women, they remain underrepresented at the top of companies around the world. The economic and social benefits of narrowing the gender gaps

What Leaders Can Learn from Both Clinton and Trump

January 5, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, CommentaryComments (0)

By Katharina Balazs When connecting with an audience, Hillary Clinton leads with the head while Donald Trump comes from the heart: both hold lessons for today leaders. Watching Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the US presidential debates, it is

Winning the War for the Best Female Talent

July 20, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Women in Leadership, Coaching, People ManagementComments (0)

By Christie Hunter Arscott, Lauren Noël & Douglas Ready The International Consortium for Executive Development Research (ICEDR) identifies five key themes that emerging women leaders value which companies should focus on to attract, advance, and retain

Entrepreneurial Risks and the Joys that Come with Them

May 21, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Women in Leadership, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Myra Strober Sometimes it is only with hindsight that one understands the benefits that come from taking an entrepreneurial risk. In 1974, Myra Strober helped to establish the center for research on women at Stanford, one of the first to be established in