Archive | Women in leadership

Work Allies Help You Orchestrate Your Success

This weekend I attended the Oregon Symphony’s season opening with the premier performance of a young local composer’s work called “Chamber Music”. Katherine Balch, the composer, was asked why she called a large orchestral work “Chamber Music”. She explained that the wonderful experience of performing music with friends in a small venue has always been her […]

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Three Habits that Hold Women Leaders Back

Many women I coach talk about their desire to compete with their colleagues and be seen as contenders for the next promotion when it emerges. Most women get left out of the running in spite of their efforts. They tell me how hard they have worked to gain a good understanding of their jobs and […]

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Find Your Purpose, Start Overcoming Two Habits Holding Women Leaders Back

Last week I wrote about the list of behaviors that hold women back as identified by Sally Helgesen and Marshall Goldsmith in their book How Women Rise. None of the habits help women grow as leaders and, most importantly, change is hard. Where to start One place to start improving as a leader is to create […]

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