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Leading NOW Appoints Kelly Lockwood Primus to CEO Role

BOSTON - Dec. 17, 2020 - PRLog -- Leading NOW, the global advisor to organizations seeking to change mindsets, behaviors, and cultures to be inclusive for all, announces the appointment of Kelly Lockwood Primus as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Formerly the CEO & President of Leading Women, which was recently acquired by Leading NOW, Primus' extraordinary work growing Leading Women into a global organization with a focus on proprietary research was a key factor in her selection. The newly-merged organization sought a strong leader to propel the company's growth trajectory. The remainder of the organization's restructure will continue under her guidance.
2 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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Luisi Tromba Advisors & Leading NOW Announce Strategic Partnership

Integrating DE&I Expertise, Inclusive and Organizational Leadership Solutions, and Executive Search BOSTON - Dec. 16, 2020 - PRLog -- Luisi Tromba Advisors (LTA) a global executive search and leadership solutions consulting firm that helps organizations and leaders bridge the gap between ambitions and outcomes, and Leading NOW, the global advisor and provider of inclusive leadership solutions to organizations seeking to change mindsets and behaviors, creating inclusive cultures for all, and to improve business performance, are pleased to announce they have entered into a global strategic partnership. The alliance will help organizations transition from traditional thinking and approaches to DE&I initiatives, to proven research-based, DE&I thought leadership and solutions, both through the recruitment of progressive DE&I focused leaders, as well as the development of strategic and transformative pathways to enhanced cultures and outcomes.
3 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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Leading NOW Announces Strategic Partnership with Inclusion Partners

Expands DE&I Offerings in the United Kingdom BOSTON, Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --  Leading NOW, the global advisor to organizations and the epicenter of new knowledge for changing mindsets, behaviors, and cultures to be inclusive for all, announces it has entered into a strategic partnership with Inclusion Partners, a London-based collaborative DE&I consultancy, to license Leading NOW's world-class content and research-based programs to deliver to clients in the United Kingdom market.
3 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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4 Steps to Making a Real & Lasting DE&I Impact

DE&I (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) is a part of every conversation I have these days––not just because I am leading the commercial strategies for Leading NOW and it’s my job to advise organizations how to be inclusive for all, but rather because organizations are finally realizing what our research has proven all along––that building a diverse company culture starts at the top with leadership. And while organizations have tried to increase diversity in their workforce, leaders are now recognizing they’ve been missing the mark by spending a lot of money and resources without capturing the true value of diversity. 
5 min read | Gretchen Sussman
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10 Strategies for 2021 to Help Engage & Retain Women

As we wrap up our 7-part series: “Gender + Diversity Playbook: Setting and Achieving Your Goals for 2021 and Beyond” - let’s review why we felt it important to put together a playbook in the first place. It started with 2020’s Miss is Now a “New” 2030 Promise–But Will Orgs Break This Promise Too?, where we talked about tackling some of the specific barriers that are causing the leadership gender gap (hint: it’s not just about committing to a 50/50 gender balanced workforce by 2030, you must take targeted actions). 
3 min read | Kelly Primus
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In Case You Missed It: November 2020 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about closing the leadership gender gap on our Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading Women group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog!  Leading Women's Kelly Primus interviewed on The Hennessy Report The Hennessy Report   Listen ON!  
9 min read | Samantha Furbush Taraskiewicz
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Choosing a Training Supplier: The 4 Things You Need to Know

With the gender gap growing at a rapid pace due to Covid-19, the retention and advancement of women in the workforce is at an important and critical inflection point. We know that hiring alone won’t address the gap, but the right kind of strategic talent development and coaching can!  Leading Women is helping our clients develop, advance, and retain the talent they have within and across all levels of their organization - so that they see the opportunities that are possible at an organization that is committed to investing in their career journey. Leading Women has been recognized as a Top 10 Leadership Development Training/Coaching Company!
2 min read | Erin Defoyd
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These 5 Tips Will Help You Recruit More Women/Diverse Candidates

In parts 1-5 of our “Gender + Diversity Playbook: Setting and Achieving Your Goals for 2021 and Beyond,” we covered setting new goals for diversity, what CEOs need to do to get results, how to engage & retain more women, how to change your company’s culture to be more inclusive, and how to make your company policies inclusive.  Part 6 focuses on how to recruit more women to help achieve your diversity goals. Read ON!  
4 min read | Kelly Primus
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Closing the Gender Gap Gender Dynamics Leading Women

In Case You Missed It: October 2020 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about closing the leadership gender gap on our Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading Women group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog!    LeadingWomen.biz has a New Look!  Leading Women Check it out! Leading Women has spent our time in quarantine  refreshing our website. We are really excited about how it turned out.  Please take a moment or two to take a look at the refreshed look and new content... and of course let us know what you think! Read ON!  
9 min read | Samantha Furbush Taraskiewicz
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Leading Women Joins Leading NOW

Brings Gender Expertise to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Global Advisor BOSTON, Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --  Leading Women, the world's premier consulting firm for bringing Gender Balance solutions to business, is pleased to announce it has joined Leading NOW, the global advisor to organizations seeking to change mindsets, behaviors, and cultures to be inclusive for all. Leading NOW's affinity for research-based programming, content, and strategic solutions built on ground-breaking, DE&I expert led research, led to the merger.
4 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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