Getting to Gender Balance: Let’s Drop the Resentment and Fear

Send to KindleThis is the season of love, joy and peace. I’m looking at how we achieve real diversity and inclusion in the workplace in that spirit – of peace on earth and good will to men and women. As we celebrate progress in the area of gender balance in the...

The Business Case for Gender Diversity: Update 2017

The business case for gender diversity in leadership is compelling. I’ve updated it to include (more) recent studies linking diversity and financial performance.

A Push to Get Women on Boards

The bronze statue of a young girl facing the Wall Street Bull will continue to provoke big firms to include more women on boards. It isn’t just the right thing to do; it’s the smart thing to do.

Dreaming of a Feminist President

If the word “feminist” evokes a negative image of angry, bra-burning women, listen to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudea. Being a feminist simply means valuing women equally with men. He thinks it is no big deal in 2016 to be a feminist. For the U.S. Presidential election, we may have a feminist or someone who is far from a feminist. What difference will that make on gender diversity and equality?