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A Transparent Barrier

Men in Leadership, Women in Leadership, Champion You

By Linda SavanauskasApril 16, 2015

Men and women are familiar with the term the ‘glass-ceiling’. It was coined in the early’70s as a descriptor as a transparent barrier holding women back. I think the term served a purpose then for women. It still is part of that barrier for women and men today. When we look at the five generations in the workforce today, from the traditionalists to the millennials we all have lots to learn when it comes to being diverse and inclusive in our work together.

Although little seems to have changed, we need to define a new term for the glass-ceiling as historically there have been minor changes, yet little movement. Some of which is the purpose for the Champion You …

Women at Work: A Guide for Men – WSJ 12-14-14

News Release December 14, 2014

Recommended Reading for Men and Women in the Workplace

As a professional business career woman in 2014, I am amazed that we are still talking about Women at Work and a How to guide for Men. As the author Joanne Lipman suggests it is not a men bashing article, and yes I concur. Many of the eight items (see below) I have encountered myself, as recently as last week by a very good intentioned male. I think the last two paragraphs of the article sums it up for my latest experience. We just need men to be open to learning about the needs of their women colleagues.

Confident girls are often considered…

In a new article, for those who follow Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and her Lean In book written by Sheryl Sandberg and Nell Scovell.  Nell Scovell

See the new article, “Don’t Call Us Bossy” by Sheryl Sandberg and Anna Maria Chavez and published by WSJ on Saturday March 8, 2014 in their Saturday Essay section.

Click here to read: Don’t Call Us Bossy

 

 

March – Women’s History Month 2014

March 8 is International Women’s Day

Take Rosie the Riveter to work or out on the town, and help celebrate women in the workforce during Women’s History Month.

Click to download and print your own high-resolution Rosie the Riveter.

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