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What to say when someone says they REALLY tried to hire a woman

I just got a call from a client. She recently gave a talk on the importance of gender diversity and was faced with a "tough question" from a man in the audience. He said this: "We have tried so hard to promote women in our organisation, but they rarely want the jobs. I guess they just have different priorities or

By |May 26th, 2017|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Glass Ceiling|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on What to say when someone says they REALLY tried to hire a woman

Why Women REALLY LEAVE Great Jobs and UBER

This week Susan Fowler an UBER engineer wrote an article describing the sexism she encountered over a year working at UBER. Her situation VERY familiar and one that needs to be told MUCH more often. Since so few people think this happens  I am collecting personal stories from professional women about WHY THEY LEFT  a great job or

By |February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Glass Ceiling|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Why Women REALLY LEAVE Great Jobs and UBER

The nail in Hillary’s coffin was untrustworthiness!

This great article describes how I feel. A must read by Toronto lawyer Marie Henein. “It is the reaction to Ms. Clinton that shook me to my core – watching her struggle to be "relatable." To be cuddly. To assure the world that she was a good mom and grandma. To twist and contort herself out of shape. Her

By |November 14th, 2016|Categories: Gender, Glass Ceiling, Lawyers, Thought Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The nail in Hillary’s coffin was untrustworthiness!

We need to Occupy Women to heal from Hillary’s loss

I know why Hillary did not get elected.  It's not because so many American women voted for Donald Trump (about 50-65% of white women) but rather because we are swimming in an INVISIBLE out-dated culture (with old mindsets and systems) that leads us to make to bad decisions. I think that if we challenge this culture (I urge everyone to read my three books

By |November 10th, 2016|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Glass Ceiling, Lean Out, Occupy Women|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on We need to Occupy Women to heal from Hillary’s loss

We blame women CEOs but not men CEOs

Here is a great article: When a company is in trouble, the buck stops with the CEO, right? Not necessarily. According to a new study, 80% of press reports about female CEOs involved in a crisis cited the chief as the source of the problem. But when a man was at the helm, only 31%

By |October 28th, 2016|Categories: Gender, Glass Ceiling, Women Leaders|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on We blame women CEOs but not men CEOs