December 27, 2010

Women in Leadership

Sit at the table.

Success, business and leadership are tough. We can read about these topics all day long and nod our heads but this is not easy in the real world. Some countries, like the one I live in, have come a long way on the issues of equality and human rights. We still have a lot of work to do.

Make your partner a real partner.

On the topic of women in the workforce, we have a mountain range to climb. Women are still paid less, lead less companies, ask for less and are not treated equally. I think this is precisely what we need to fix in order for some companies – and nations – to get their financial act together.

Don’t leave before you leave.

Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook discusses the issues
of leadership, business, success and women.

We need to watch this, digest this, then act on this. [video]

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video credit: TED
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