Getting More Women into the C-Suite Means Keeping Them in the Talent Pipeline

omen now make up nearly 60 percent of college graduates in the US, as well as more than 50 percent of graduate school classes in many traditionally male fields, including law and medicine. Yet despite these gains, equality has not been reached in business, especially at the most senior levels.

Why Women Aren’t C.E.O.s, According to Women Who Almost Were

More than 40 years after women began pouring into the workplace, only a handful have made it all the way to the top of corporate America. The percentage of chief executives of Fortune 500 companies who are women just passed 6 percent, creeping up (and occasionally dropping back) at a glacial pace. Why don’t more women get that No. 1 job? Consider the experiences of the people who know best: Women who were in the running to become No. 1, but didn’t quite make it. The women who had to stop at No. 2.

An article about self-worth disguised in a pricing article

I have two questions for you: Pay close attention to how you answer each one, okay? Question #1: How much would you pay to hear me recite poetry for an hour? _____ Question #2: How much would I have to pay you to come listen to me recite poetry for an hour? ______ In your mind, have you said to yourself, “Just come hire me….I’ll pay you…okay no I won’t it works the other way around…but really really really please come.” The way you feel about your own service leaks into what your customers see and hear.

3 Reasons You’re Afraid of Success and How to Get Over It

Being successful is a complex desire that we strive for from a very early age. For some, it will take years to achieve, and at great expense. For others, it seems to happen overnight with little effort at all. What is it that separates those who have achieved success vs. those who have not? Why aren’t you more successful? Could it be that you are more afraid of success than you are of failure? And if so, how do you eliminate your fear and embrace success again and again? Fear is the ONE thing that holds most people back from achieving success.

The 9 Skills Needed to Be a Super-Connector

Connecting people who can benefit each other is the most useful skill you can have on the entrepreneurial ladder of skills. When you help others make money by connecting them together, the world forces itself into the Möbius strip of success that brings the money right back to you times ten. Some billionaires are great at it. If I write Mark Cuban an email he responds in two seconds even though he doesn’t even know me. He’s a “Super Connector”. I know quite a few talented super connectors and they will be very successful as they grow into future Mark Cubans

The Secret to Setting A Successful Goal

So how do we take a less-successful business goal and transform it into a more successful one? We just have to fill in three blanks: 1. Here is what I am trying to change (or: Here is what I keep doing instead of the thing I want to do): 2. What supports what’s currently happening? 3. Here’s how I can expand the description of my goal to address these things:

Make Your Fear of Success Obsolete

Essentially, when you fear the things that go along with success (busier schedule, more scrutiny, detractors, added work, new tasks, new people), you start to work against yourself. Because you do want success, but also don’t really want to reach that place. Today, we’re going to learn exactly how to walk through a fear of success. Not ignore it, not bludgeon it, not grit your teeth and bear it – but walk right through it.

Fear of Success: Do You Have One Of These 6 Symptoms?

I saw the bright yellow headline: “Are you afraid of success?” It irritated me so much that I slapped the magazine back onto the waiting room table. Who is afraid of success!? I thought. I’m sick of people inventing anxieties and then foisting them upon the rest of us! Well. (:: scuffs shoes ::) Funny thing that I’ve come to learn: MANY of us are afraid of success. But we don’t often realize it.

Socratic Questions that can Provide Clarity

Socratic questioning is at the heart of critical thinking and a number of homework problems draw from R.W. Paul's six types of Socratic questions