Whether you’re on your way up the corporate ladder or are simply determined to succeed in your current position, joining a mastermind group is one of the most powerful decisions you can make. By dedicating a few meaningful hours per month to your group, you’ll gain a secret ingredient for better ideas, more confidence, higher level strategy and peace of mind.
I can’t wait for women of color to become, you know, women. Currently, we are very clear when we refer to non-white women.
"What can I do to improve my communication skills and present myself more confidently at work during brainstorming sessions and other meetings?"
Companies can grow dramatically and increase their market share when they bring together people who are different from each other and provide opportunities for them to share their varied experiences and bring their unique perspectives to problem solving and new product development.
Everyone’s heard about the concept of a glass ceiling that prevents more women from advancing to the highest levels of business and government.
As women advance their careers, a coveted promotion often brings with it the immediate challenge of leading a team of people who, until that moment, were peers. The challenge: acting and accepting yourself as "the boss” so that your colleagues will too, experts say.
"I am a mid-level manager and working mom. With young children at home, I'm not sure I want to aggressively pursue a promotion that would require more travel, but I don't want to close doors to future opportunities. Do you have any advice?"
"I am the only woman of color on my team. During discussions I am sometimes asked to 'speak for all women' or all women of color. How can I address this without devaluing my insights and contributions to the team?"