Experts offer advice on effective networking

Many executives who are pros at running meetings or making presentations still dread the informal networking at large events they find necessary but uncomfortable. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal and a summary in inc magazine review some tips that aid making connections in a crowd. Continue reading

Melinda Gates shares her own story of gender assumptions and unpaid work

Melissa Gates, wife of Microsoft founder Bill Gates and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has written an essay in the Wall Street Journal titled “Equality for Women Must Start at Home (Even the Gates Home).” 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