New York Metro hears male perspective on leadership
Monday, September 15, 2014
Posted by: Barbara Francella
More than 200 NEW members learned how male executives view women’s leadership at NEW New York Metro's 10th anniversary fall learning event, Sept. 9, 2014 at Liberty House Restaurant in
Jersey City, N.J.
Keynote speaker Jeffery Tobias Halter, president of YWomen,
shared his insights on "Executive Success: What Men Aren't Telling Women”
and offered advice on the leadership competencies women need to advance in the
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"It is our responsibility to start the dialogue
regarding diversity within our companies," Halter told NEW members.
Employee performance is important for advancing a career in
front line and emerging leader roles, such as manager and director-level
positions. "After that, performance is a given," Halter said.
"Leadership, communication and political skills are the key factors that
enable career advancement.
"When you find yourself in conversations with key
leaders in your organization, be able to speak to how you are positively
impacting the organization's revenue and profit."
NEW members and supporters networked and marked the
milestone anniversary. "My regional director invited me to attend,"
said Janice Flaherty, license and permit coordinator, retail marketing division
for Hess Corporation. "I [was] very impressed."
Jason Topolewski, national sales manager of food service for
Food Specialties Trading LLC, has attended four NEW events. "Honestly, I
enjoy getting to experience the female perspective and fresh point of
Organizations sending large delegations to the event
included Acosta Sales & Marketing, Advantage Sales & Marketing, Coty
Inc., Ferrero, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Unilever and Wakefern Food
Coty Inc. colleagues
Lauren Maffetone, Jessica Kalinger, Rachel Germoso,
Erin Farrell and Jaclyn
Sobczak celebrate NEW New York Metro's
anniversary at the fall learning event.