The Solution: How to Make Your Organization a Great Place for Women to Work

This blog is part four of a four-part series.  We recommend beginning at part one.  You can also access part two and part three before reading Part Four:  The Solution. THE  SOLUTION:  How To Make Your Organization A Great Place For Women To Work In the first three parts of this series, I focused on identifying some of the gender equality issues women have been trying to address for over 60...
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Why Women Don’t Have Workplace Equality

**This is Part 3 of a four-part series, in case you missed Part 1, Part 2, and Part 4..** Why Women Don't Have Workplace Equality: Personal Reflections From A 84 Year Old Male Feminist Women are still working hard to find solutions to the issues that have fueled the feminist movement for the last 60 years. What is the solution to this problem that never seems to go away? The question remains,...
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Reflections from an 84 Year Old Feminist:  Blatant Hiring Discrimination

Reflections from an 84 Year Old Feminist:  BLATANT HIRING DISCRIMINATION This is Part 2 of a four-part series.  In the first part of this series (blatant discrimination), I discussed historically how men have been promoted instead of well qualified women and how gender biases still plays a role in today’s workplace. Additionally, we highlighted how some male leaders may be oblivious to...
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Reflections from a 84 Year-Old Feminist: Blatant Workplace Discrimination

Personal Reflections and Proclamations About the Women’s Movement From A 84 Year Old Male Feminist:  Blatant Workplace Discrimination Note:  This is part one of a four-part series from Founder, Richard Butz, around what it will take to finally achieve gender equality in the workplace based on his reflections from the last 60 years. You can also read part two, part three, or part four. We know...
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Is Now the Right Time to Invest in Your Leadership Development as a Female Leader?

Is Now the Right Time to Invest in Your Leadership Development? By: Patty Prosser, Co-Founder We are navigating in uncharted waters. The challenges our current situation is presenting to corporate leaders is both rare and unusual.  Most, if not all of us, have never experienced anything like this before, in our lives, let alone our careers. Having to practice social distancing and operate...
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What Does it Take to Be a Great Place for Women to Work?

What Does it Take to Be a Great Place for Women to Work? By Jessica Gendron, President There is an abundance of available research around the bias and discrimination that women face in the workplace.  That research gives us great insight in to what has limited the advancement of women and how it's stalling qualified women in their careers. For many of us, the question of "how to fix it"...
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We Don’t Get Any Closer to Gender Equality When Men are Walking on Eggshells.

We Don't Get Any Closer to Gender Equality When Men are Walking on Eggshells. By Jessica Gendron, President There I was, wandering the halls of a large convention center, looking for a small board room for my first meeting of an Education Task Force I had been asked to join.  I was nervous.  Not because I doubted my expertise or skills, but because I would be the only woman in the...
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What We’re Reading: February Edition

By Jessica Gendron, President I had a dilemma: I found myself inundated with book recommendations from friends, colleagues, social media, etc.  My Audible and Amazon Wish List’s were getting longer and longer – yet I had no clarity on what to read next or titles that would be totally worth my precious 1 credit a month on Audible. I wanted to offer my fellow business book nerds and gender...
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Workplace Blind Spots & Michael Bloomberg’s Candidacy for President

What Mike Bloomberg’s Presidential Candidacy Teaches Us About Workplace Blindspots. By Jessica Gendron, President Last week was Michael Bloomberg’s first time on the democratic debate stage and by all accounts, the other presidential candidates came out swinging at him like a boxer from the corner of the ring. At one distinct point, Elizabeth Warren confronted Bloomberg’s alleged...
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So What, You’re a “Best Place to Work”.  Are You a Great Place for Women to Work?

So What, You're a “Best Place to Work”.  Are You a Great Place for Women to Work? By: Jessica Gendron, President The Center for Leadership Excellence     Me:  Tell me about your organization’s culture. Business Leader:  Well, we’re a “Best Places to Work”.   There’s an overwhelming sense of pride that an organization – and its employees – possess when they’ve...
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