One of the more interesting findings of this year’s study is that, contrary to the popular narrative, it is not the “glass ceiling” that is keeping women from the top, but a broken rung much lower down on the corporate ladder.
So, how does one go about creating opportunities to learn about and experience other cultural and business environments? Here are a few DIY examples of strategies to own the development of your own global mindset.
You don't become a leader by waiting for somebody to ask. six recommendations to move ahead.
Today’s guest post is courtesy of our board member, China Gorman. China is a consultant, speaker, writer, and former CEO of the Great Place to Work® Institute. If you read any business publication – print or online – you’ll know that organization culture has become a critical advantage when competing for talent today. If the … Continue reading Human Middle Managers
Today's post is part 2 of a 3 part series on the career myths that can hold you back professionally. Part 2 focuses on managing yourself at work. Myths About Managing Yourself at Work You need to be outgoing and liked by everyone to succeed. True: It may be easier to forge productive working relationships … Continue reading Top 10 Career Myths – and how they hold you back (Part 2)
Today I've had the opportunity to participate in the Emerging Leaders Event of the Association of YMCA Professionals (AYP). This event is a gathering of young Y professionals who've been identified by their leadership as rising stars, and this event is an investment in their development. You can see a few of the participants enjoying … Continue reading Top 10 Career Myths – and how they hold you back (Part 1)
As this is the time of year that many people start making their New Year's resolutions - personal and professional - I thought I'd share some of the best career management tips I know. Some of these I learned from others and some I learned the hard way. In any case, here goes: Do whatever … Continue reading My Top Ten Career Management Tips for 2008