Awesome Leaders Will Make Waves In Five New Dimensions

The engaging, interactive Making Waves sessions planned for Day 2 of the AWESOME Symposium – May 1-3 in Seattle — will give participants the opportunity to look more closely and share ideas about five dimensions of “Reaching Beyond and Achieving More.” The dimensions are reaching up, reaching out, reaching in, reaching back and reaching across. Continue reading

McKinsey and Leanin.org release results of new women in the workplace study

The Wall Street Journal has published key findings of a new study completed by McKinsey and LeanIn.org measuring the progress of women’s leadership in corporate America. One conclusion is that there is a connection between sexual harassment and gender inequality in the business world today. Continue reading

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg says women’s progress Is stalled

In an article in the Wall Street Journal related to the latest McKinsey/LeanIn.org study, Sheryl Sandberg COO of Facebook and the founder of LeanIn.org, gives her perspective on what is keeping women from advancing as leaders. One of her key points is that companies must make sure hiring and promotion policies are fair from the start. Continue reading