Three tips to build a diverse team and strengthen your business

Three tips to build a diverse team and strengthen your business

August 18, 2017

Having a diverse staff can improve your company because people from different backgrounds bring different perspectives to the decision-making process. For example, research suggests that companies with females on their boards financially outperform companies with all male boards.

Stop telling millennial women to find a mentor

Stop telling millennial women to find a mentor

August 16, 2017

For at least the last decade, career experts have advised young ambitious women to find a mentor to help them progress up the ladder. While a mentor can help a young, less experienced worker chart the path before them, experts are now adding that women also need a sponsor to push them ahead.

6 Important ways Indian women can help each other succeed at work

6 Important ways Indian women can help each other succeed at work

August 9, 2017

Indian society still has much progress to make as far as breaking away from patriarchal traditions and old-fashioned gender roles go. These are six ways they can help pull up more chairs rather than simply guard their own.

Map your team’s cultural differences

Map your team’s cultural differences

August 8, 2017

Leaders have to understand personality differences and manage how people interact with one another, as globalisation transforms the way we work – we now need the ability to decode cultural differences to work effectively with clients, suppliers and colleagues around the world.

Investors push corporate boards to add women, people of color

Investors push corporate boards to add women, people of color

August 3, 2017

In each of the last five years, more than 20 board diversity proposals have been brought to U.S. companies, encouraging some to change their policies and avoid a public referendum.

Why employee resource groups still matter

Why employee resource groups still matter

July 31, 2017

Employee resource groups, business resource groups or communities are an important part of any holistic, global diversity and inclusion strategy. Despite any flaws in names and naming conventions, the objectives and functions they fulfill should be a priority for all employees who care about talent, culture and business performance.

Asia’s female founders are often misjudged – So how can we tackle this?

Asia’s female founders are often misjudged – So how can we tackle this?

July 27, 2017

In the startup world, gender-based judgments do exist which seek to define or limit a woman’s role as an effective and valued worker. So how do we correct this perception?

Black executives are losing ground at some big banks

Black executives are losing ground at some big banks

July 27, 2017

The percentage of black leaders at JPMorgan, Citigroup, and Goldman Sachs is falling even as the U.S. workforce gets more diverse.

A mere 12% of companies are truly inclusive — here’s how to fix that

A mere 12% of companies are truly inclusive — here’s how to fix that

July 25, 2017

Many businesses acknowledge the importance of building a diverse team. But if employees of different backgrounds don’t feel like they belong, diversity doesn’t mean much.

How leaders conquer gender bias

How leaders conquer gender bias

July 19, 2017

What challenges does management typically face when it comes to retaining women on a leadership path within the company? How can they work to address those obstacles?