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Authenticity: How Women Leaders Can Be True To Themselves

First published in The Glass Hammer 22 March 2010 It seems obvious to many of us that a diverse group of men and women leaders are more likely to be creative and make better decisions than a homogenous group of men. If we manage to achieve gender-balanced leadership in our organizations we will, however, only […]
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The “Men Who Get It” Project

First published in The Glass Hammer 11 January 2011 Since publishing Unwritten Rules, I’ve worked with others to try to get more women in positions of senior leadership. Basically all change efforts boil down to the same thing – can we get people to behave differently. In this case, can we get shareholders to appoint […]
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Women’s Networks Not Enough – Get a Sponsor!

There’s no doubt that female networks connect women, nourish career advancement, provide learning opportunities, boost confidence and generally provide much needed support and encouragement. But then what? We need more women in positions of senior leadership to work collaboratively with men, influence strategy and make important decisions. Networking with other women isn’t enough to achieve […]
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The Invisible Woman

Media dominates our lives and strongly influences our views and opinions. Therefore it matters how we include and portray men and women in the media. With this in mind it’s somewhat shocking to read the preliminary report of the 2010 Global Media Monitoring Project released on March 2nd. Among the key findings are: 24% of […]
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