Whether your company or department has 15 people or 150, if you did not start your business with a gender-balanced team, achieving gender parity can feel like an insurmountable challenge. I’m here to tell you it is not.Read More
The E4W Blog
I recently analyzed the data in McKinsey’s Lean In reports, Best Places to Work lists and publicly available company annual reports to develop deeper insights on why companies have such a difficult time moving more women into leadership roles. What struck me is that the majority of the workforces at top-rated companies for women have been with those companies for less than 2 years.Read More
Horses are herd animals that have an innate need to establish a pecking order within their pack. They need an alpha so the group understands who is leading and who is following - essentially who needs to think about what. Very much like team behavior for us.Read More
Why equity? Why not equality?
Equity is fair treatment, equality is equal treatment. If you start from a place of disadvantage and are then treated equally to a person with advantage, you perpetuate and ultimately grow the gap between the two of you. You need equitable measures first to close that gap and get everyone to a level playing field.Read More