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Courageous Women Can Make It To The Top!

Too often women allow the emotion of fear to keep them from engaging in the conversations needed to build value, manage expectations, address contentious issues and expand our network of influence.

Don’t Expect Office Life to be Fair with Marshall Goldsmith

GILD faculty member and Women in Leadership Institute keynote speaker, Dr. Marshall Goldsmith recently posted an article titled, Stop Looking for Logic in Businessweek.

Marshall Goldsmith reflects on Steve Jobs’ first resignation

As a world-renowned executive coach, Goldsmith discusses five things Tim Cook must do to achieve success in the shadow of Steve Jobs and how Cook and Apple must work hard to (re)establish a company identity outside of the Steve Jobs days. To read the full interview, click here>>

Lessons learned: Deloitte’s women’s initiative comes full circle

Our women’s initiative started in 1993 , and it was really a response to what we discovered when we looked at our talent pool.  Being a professional services firm, our talent is our main asset, and we had always done a good job of attracting the best talent from universities around the world.

However, we were not successful at retaining and developing female talent. In 1993, women represented only seven percent of Deloitte’s partnership, even though we had been recruiting women and men at the same rate for over a decade. To find out why women were so underrepresented among our leadership, we examined our workforce demographics.  What we discovered was that women were leaving our organization at a significantly higher rate than men.

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Susan Scott on The Case for Radical Transparency

In this video, Susan Scott, best-selling author and Linkage faculty member presents her talk, The Case for Radical Transparency, at the TEDxOverlake 2011 conference. Susan Scott founded Fierce, Inc. in 2001 after 13 years leading think tanks for CEOs and senior executives. Over 12,000 hours (and counting) of conversations with clients provided an epiphany: Our careers, our companies, our relationships and our lives succeed or fail, gradually then suddenly, one conversation at a time. Fierce, Inc., is a leadership development and training company that drives results for business and education by developing conversation as a skill.

Leading Teams with Pam Billbrey

Pam Bilbrey is a principal consultant and speaker with The Table Group, A Patrick Lencioni Company. She has led hundreds of cultural transformations in organizations throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. This November, she will be a facilitator at the Women in Leadership Institute (WIL) presenting on Leading Teams. Her latest book is” Ordinary Greatness: It’s Where You Least Expect It…Everywhere. “

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