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Closing the Gender Gap at the Top

This weekend I had the honor to speak at TEDxBeaconStreet on closing the gender gap at the top.
1 min read | Susan Colantuono
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Taking Women To the Top: Going Beyond "Mired in the Middle"

In advertising, it's the transition from managing the client to managing the business.
4 min read | Susan Colantuono
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What's Changed in Perceptions of Women in Leadership? Not Much

When I talk about The Missing 33%™, the first research I cite is from a BusinessWeek cover story published in 2000. In short, the findings were that women "outshine their male counterparts on almost every measure."
14 min read | Susan Colantuono
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The Mindsets of Managers: Women, Men, Leadership and Careers

Curiosity Exploring Mars In the past 40 years, corporations have tackled the challenge of women's advancement by working diligently on two fronts. They have worked on the women. They help women set career goals and tell them what skills they need to enhance in order to get ahead - leadership, self-promotion, negotiation and more.  They have worked on corporate practices and policies. Instituting open job posting, mentoring programs, flexible work, day care options, maternity leave options and more. And they've gotten each of these areas about 66% right. As a result, women have made great strides into middle management. But they have not made great strides into senior leadership. One reason is what I call The Missing 33%™.
5 min read | Susan Colantuono
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Don't Be Complacent About Kudos to Women

2 min read | Susan Colantuono
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