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In this six-part blog series, Linkage CEO Jennifer McCollum highlights new trends that will inspire women toward achieving gender equity in leadership, and shares practical insights on what organizations and individuals can do right now to impact progress. In the second blog of this series, Jennifer discusses the notable and growing “Great Wake-up Call” around women’s value to corporate America—and why we need to take aggressive action now to protect their stake in our future.
In this six-part blog series, Linkage CEO Jennifer McCollum highlights new trends that will inspire women toward achieving gender equity in leadership, and shares practical insights on what organizations and individuals can do right now to impact progress.
Out of crisis comes opportunity, and strong and effective leadership is a cornerstone of our ability to rise to a challenge—within our organizations, communities, and in our world. The commitments of Purposeful Leadership, grounded in inclusion, become even more important as we all strive to lead in a permanently changed world. We must inspire, innovate, achieve, engage and become in order to meet today’s challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities.
Leaders who commit to enabling women’s advancement in the workplace deserve to be recognized and celebrated. The broader their impact, the faster women will ascend the ranks of leadership…and the better off we all will be! Here are just a few ways that you can recognize women in your organization.
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Effective Leaders Are Inclusive Leaders — Organizations Navigating a World in Crisis Accelerate through Inclusion
It’s clear that inclusion can be the accelerator to our success. So, what can we do to activate the power of inclusive leadership at our organizations? We need to put an equal emphasis on creating the cultures of inclusion necessary to support a diversified workforce. And, we must put a common behavioral language behind what inclusive leadership is in action if we are to create a new standard of leadership that serves all people in our organizations.
How many times have you heard the phrase “the new normal” over the past few months? It has become a cliché, but it is truly undeniable that the COVID-19 public health and economic crisis has greatly impacted our daily lives. For leaders, the challenge of thoughtfully, purposefully, and effectively leading during a time of crisis is all-encompassing. With so much changed about the way leaders manage teams, tackle dilemmas, and prioritize, how can we seek clarity to help us survive—and potentially thrive—during this critical time?
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