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Women’s leadership

Public companies with strong female leadership see a better return on equity than companies with fewer women in top roles, according to a study of 4,200 public companies by investment research firm MSCI.
"It's critical that you write your own story. If you don't, others will write it for you," Tara Jaye Frank, vice president, multicultural strategy of Hallmark, told NEW members during "What's Your Story?" the first webinar in the NEW Summit Speakers series.
If the retail and consumer products industry wants to get serious about advancing women leaders, we're going to have to get rid of the B word — bossy.
Emotional intelligence, also referred to as EQ, is the "other kind of smart" and the number-one predictor of success professionally and personally, Dr. Travis Bradberry, co-founder of TalentSmart, told more than 500 NEW members and supporters at the NEW Northern California learning event.
Women can tap into their personal power "and kick fear in the butt” by cultivating three traits: a strong desire, determination to break old habits and focus.
The Network of Executive Women is investing in new technology and learning programs to best support the advancement of women and workplace transformation, NEW President and CEO Joan Toth told 1,200 industry leaders attending the 15th annual NEW Leadership Summit.
Women are laboring under incredibly unrealistic expectations about career, family and home life, Barnard College President Debora Spar, author of "Wonder Women: Sex, Power and the Quest for Perfection," told a sold-out crowd of 1,200 industry leaders at the NEW Leadership Summit.
The keys to happiness at work and home are living life as your authentic self, practicing kindness and maintaining an attitude of gratitude, Denice Torres, co-chair of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, told a sold-out crowd of 1,200 industry leaders at the NEW Leadership Summit.
"If you open yourself up to the value and goals of feedback, you need to anchor it around learning," Estrella Parker, senior director of human resources for The Clorox Company, told NEW Leadership Academy participants.
Instagram has revolutionized the way people share photos — and retail/cpg leaders can learn from the Instagram model of disruptive innovation, Marne Levine, COO of Instagram, advised during her keynote, “The Career-Building Power of Creative Disruption,” during the NEW Forum.