Corporate

Closing the Leadership Gap for Women at PwC

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Newsletter
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Closing the Leadership Gap for Women at PwC
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The Glass Hammer

According to Jennifer Allyn, the Managing Director of PwC's Office of Diversity and Inclusion, "The problem is not just about women or about companies. It's an interaction between the choices that women are making and the opportunities that companies are providing. And the question is 'how can we work together to close that leadership gap?'"

Free access to my recorded lecture on "Leadership Development of Women Executives" [video]

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Teaching Material
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Free access to my recorded lecture on "Leadership Development of Women Executives" [video]
Source: 
Henry Stewart Talks
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Monique Valcour, EDHEC Business School

Is there an audience to whom you would like to explain the business case for gender diversity in leadership, the dynamics of women's career advancement, and strategies for overcoming career barriers and advancing women to leadership roles? My recorded lecture on "Leadership Development of Women Executives" is the free talk of the month at Henry Stewart Talks for the month of April 2014. 

Google’s Scientific Approach to Work-Life Balance (and Much More)

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Blog
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Google’s Scientific Approach to Work-Life Balance (and Much More)
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Harvard Business Review

"What do we hope to learn? In the short-term, how to improve wellbeing, how to cultivate better leaders, how to keep Googlers engaged for longer periods of time, how happiness impacts work and how work impacts happiness."

You Raised Us — Now Work with Us Millennials, Career Success, and Building Strong Workplace Teams

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Book
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You Raised Us — Now Work with Us Millennials, Career Success, and Building Strong Workplace Teams
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American Bar Association

CHICAGO, March 3, 2014 -- The first wave of millennials has come of age during extremely difficult economic conditions, providing this young generation with a harsh introduction into the world of work. A new business-oriented book from the American Bar Association explores this transition and examines how their perspectives differ from previous generations.

How One Company Contained Health Care Costs and Improved Morale

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Blog
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How One Company Contained Health Care Costs and Improved Morale
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network

"Instead of simply providing health insurance, savvy employers are tackling health care costs by supporting the whole employee--everything from their finances to their career development to physical health. This is not just good for individuals; it's good for business."

Helping Women Get Back in the Game

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News Article
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Helping Women Get Back in the Game
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New York Times

Stop Leaning In—Career Capital Is What Really Matters

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News Article
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Stop Leaning In—Career Capital Is What Really Matters
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Quartz

Workers believe that building "career capital" is the key to their success, according to a new report from Accenture. This refers to skills that differentiate and deepen someone's stock of job, industry, and network knowledge and abilities.

Blogs on Huffington Post

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Blog
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Blogs on Huffington Post
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Huffington Post
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Margery Leveen Sher

I have a response to the article in the March HBR, "Manage Your Work, Manage Your LIfe" in the Huffington Post

What Millennials Want From the Future Workplace

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Report
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What Millennials Want From the Future Workplace
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Deloitte

To attract and retain talent, business needs to show Millennials it is innovative and in tune with their world-view." ~Barry Salzberg, CEO Deloitte Touch Tohmatsu Limited

Four Companies Set The Pace For Age-Friendly Workplace Practices

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Blog
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Four Companies Set The Pace For Age-Friendly Workplace Practices
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Sloan Center on Aging and Work

"This first group of Age Smart Employer winners exemplifies the central tenet of the award: Age Smart policies and practices are good for business, good for employees, and good for the community."

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