Women in Leadership

White men can be great diversity partners

By Bill Springer on September 17, 2015

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“When we really engage white male leaders in diversity and inclusion efforts,” says Bill Proudman, “It frees up women, people of color and those of different nationalities from the fatiguing work of helping and coaching white men to understand their world, and that of others.”

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Things are different in the C-suite

By Bill Springer on September 9, 2015

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Things are simply more intense in the C-suite. There’s more pressure. There’s more riding on the decisions that are made. The skills required to lead leaders and deliver growth and bottom-line results can be contradictory, and as the old adage says, “It’s lonely at the top.”

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Inclusive company culture goes way beyond quotas

By Laura Stone on August 25, 2015

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When it comes to creating a diverse and inclusive organization, nothing really happens until senior leaders start to question everything, including who gets the opportunities to advance.

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How do men and women show up differently as leaders?

By Kristy Roberts on August 20, 2015

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This is the first post in our new guest blogger series where we highlight stories of success and lessons learned from the leaders that we work with at client organizations around the world.

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Academy Award-winner Geena Davis will co-chair our Women in Leadership Institute

By Bill Springer on August 13, 2015

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Geena Davis has seen the impact our Women in Leadership Institute™ can make on the lives and careers of women, and she’s going to be presenting at this year’s event in Phoenix, Arizona, from November 2-5.

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Getting to know WIL™ faculty Carla Harris (video)

By Bill Springer on August 11, 2015

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Being a hard worker, or loyal, or even being capable to lead and take on greater responsibility is never enough if you’re not perceived to be able to do those things.

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Top 5 posts from July

By Bill Springer on August 7, 2015

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It’s easy to see why Susan MacKenty Brady’s story about watching the hit Disney movie Inside Out with her daughters was July’s most-viewed post.

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Beware of the #1 killer of inclusion

By Susan MacKenty Brady on July 24, 2015

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It’s easier said than done, but the most inclusive and effective leaders are those who can pause and then coach themselves into a place where they can meet others—especially those whom they judge, don’t understand or may not relate to—with respect.

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Leadership insight from the Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality

By Sarah Bettman on July 22, 2015

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In our research, the best leaders are often the most inclusive ones. They recognize their privilege, mitigate the negative impacts of it, and use it to pull people into an open dialogue whenever possible.

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DEADLINE EXTENDED! Nominations for Linkage’s Executive Advocate for Women in Leadership Award

By Rachael Marangu on July 14, 2015

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Do you work with a leader who’s committed to advancing women leaders and is making a difference through their leadership? Now’s your chance to help them get the recognition they deserve.

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