The 2016 FDC-Smith Women’s Global Leadership Program takes place from September 11 – 16, 2016 at the Aloysio Faria, Nova Lima campus of Fundação Dom Cabral. This year’s program offering promises to be yet another great experience for women in Brazil and Latin America. Registration for this program is now open, and as our research shows, there is no time like the present to invest in women’s leadership in LATAM. Continue reading
Diverse leadership promotes innovation, attracts and retains talent, fulfills corporate values, and increases profitability. One of the most critical contributors to diverse leadership is the sponsorship of high potential women and minority professionals. Continue reading
Tom Rath’s latest and greatest book Are You Fully Charged? The Three Keys to Energizing Your Work and Life is a masterful integration and distillation of his work so far.
His background, education, and career path makes him uniquely qualified to summarize statistics and growing research on three essential keys that open doors and contribute to our daily sense of well-being, as well as our relationships and career: Continue reading
Savvy self-promotion can be a challenge for women in the workplace. We understand its importance, yet we hesitate to promote ourselves. If we do attempt to self-promote, we are often puzzled by how to do it effectively and authentically. In order to master this skill, it is critical to first understand your value proposition and then learn how to communicate this effectively to others. Continue reading
Masculine, “bro,” and hyper-aggressive workplace cultures have captured much media attention over the past several years. Whether focused on Silicon Valley or Wall Street, journalists describe the obstacles such cultures pose for women, but not for men. This basic storyline implies that organizations face a win-lose proposition as they contemplate shifting their cultures: if they make their cultures more attractive to women, will they risk alienating men? Continue reading