One of the major challenges faced by professionals around the world, both men and women, is companies’ lack of synchronization with technological and social realities. Women suffer in particular. Consequences can be found in all areas of our lives. There are not just serious social consequences, but also consequences for organizations, although many seem oblivious […]
Employer Branding: 3 reasons why it should matter to you
Why is it important to look after your employer branding? Why does it matter how you treat for your employees and how that is communicated? I can think of three reasons (you can surely find others) sufficiently relevant as a starting point. 1. Knowing whom you invite into your house is of supreme importance. It […]
PODCAST | Brexit: Theresa May Just Be What Britain Needs
With the appointment of the UK’s second female prime minister, are we likely to see a smoother Brexit process?
PODCAST | Has Hillary Clinton Broken the Glass Ceiling by Herself?
Hillary Clinton is the first female presidential nominee of a major political party in history. So does her bid for the White House mark a step change for women in leadership around the world? Or are there deep, underlying issues that we still need to address?
Micro-Management: Less is More
I would like to share with you some interesting experiences of people I have met. And perhaps you too might find them of use in your daily life. I did. So, let me tell you what I learned recently. Less is more. Today I’d like to share Fabio’s story. He’s from Argentina and although he […]
Five Ways to Manage Your Career – and Your Online Reputation
Job security is fading fast. In a constantly changing world it can feel almost impossible to keep up with the latest trends and digital expectations. So how do you manage your career – and your online reputation – when the goalposts are constantly moving? By investing a little time now in your career, you’ll be […]
Lead… Like a Girl, Even if You Don’t get the Oscar (You Will Eventually – No Worries)
It is time for women to lead like women. And for both men and women to encourage and appreciate it. Women represent more than half of the world population, more than half of College graduates….and less than half drop-outs. . Whether that is considered male-or-female one. Yet, too many indications that this is not the […]
Let’s Xerox it! Ursula Burns on Diversity
“Men and women ARE different“, Ursula Burns, the CEO of Xerox recently told me at an IESE event in Barcelona, (and I had to ask, “Can I quote you on this?”. Her clear and direct answer was, “Please do!”). I couldn’t agree more. Men and women are different. Otherwise, why would we need to have diversity in […]
Women Leaders are Movie Stars!
Patricia Arquette said it best, ‘It’s our time to have wage equality. Women all over the world face this same problem. According to the last report of the International Labour Organization, it remains clear: the pay gap is huge. Women in leadership are movie stars who work hard, shine brightly and contribute enormously to the overall success of the production—yet they make substantially less than their male counterparts…
New challenges in recruiting: Finding the hidden gem
Hiring a new employee is certainly an important decision for a company. The recruiting process is often expensive, and making a hiring mistake can prove costly. In the digital age, recruiting processes have changed so much that companies must leverage tools made available by technology to find the right person, wherever they may be. Companies need […]