What keeps you awake at night? Maybe it's questions like:
By now, maybe you've heard the revelations about how men and women really are treated differently, especially in tech and entrepreneurial environments. This week, the stories I've posted in the Women Leaders Take Flight Facebook Group include:
To me it sounds like girls shouldn't be allowed in the club house because they'll break the rules. I'd bet that the teams studied had token individuals rather than balanced equity.
I think governments like Justin Trudeau's Canadian Liberal cabinet with 50/50 equity and others around the world shows that equitably diverse teams can be innovative and implement their ideas. I also think this might be used to justify cronyism and for predominantly male CEOs to hire guys like them.
From the way women are described to how women's skills like listening and empathy are compared to men;s dominance in taking control of situations and punching their decision and agendas, it definitly is to time change the "game".
I loved reading:
So I'd like to know, "what are your biggest internal challenges to overcome". My biggest has always been convincing someone about my idea when (usually) he wasn't already on my side. I have also avoided opportunities where I thought I might fail, like speaking at conferences, because there guys hankering to do it.
I talked with a colleague recently and we found we both experience self-doubt about our capabilities. Yet, with the evidence that it's not just about me but about women in general, really seemed to give me breakthrough confidence.
My challenge to you is to identify the top leadership quality or skill that is holding you back and break through it. If you haven't already joined Women Leaders Take Flight, please ask for me to send you an invite. If you are already a member, post a comment.
I'm going to post this as a Facebook Live Rant and would love to hear your comments.
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