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Recipes for Mentoring Success: CAKE and PIE

In general, it is a mentor’s job to help her protégé position herself to achieve career success and the protégé’s job to work with her mentor to achieve career goals. When it comes to career success, our research indicates that men and women speak differently about mentors and their roles. Understanding this difference will help engage managers and executives as better mentors (and women as stronger protégés). 
7 min read | Susan Colantuono
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The Missing 33%™ - What Women Need to Lead

Too often mentors coach women on confidence and personality rather than business and financial ability. Diversity Executive magazine recently interviewed Susan L. Colantuono, CEO of Leading Women. Below are excerpts from the interview. (Please share this important info liberally with colleagues in and outside your company and other women in your organization.)
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Network! 6 Essential Tools for Building Strategic Relationships

"Acquaintances...represent a source of social power, and the more acquaintances you have, the more powerful you are."    Malcolm Gladwell in The Tipping Point "Leaders who are good networkers...are the connectors...They master what sociologist Mark Granovetter calls the 'weak tie', a friendly yet casual social connection."   Robin Gerber in Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way
3 min read | Susan Colantuono
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The Missing 33% Leadership Career Networking Strategic Relationships

From TEDxBeaconStreet: Closing the Leadership Gender Gap

When it comes to closing the gender gap at the top, we have over 13 years of research, so you can imagine how I struggled to create a 10 minute talk (I failed - it's about 14). But it's the most succinct summary of what we know and you're sure to hear something to help close the gender gap at the top and/or achieve your career goals!
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Closing the Gender Gap The Missing 33% Managers Mindsets

Leadership Lessons: Lipstick, Diamonds and Gucci Aren't Enough!

Lipstick, diamonds and Gucci won't advance women in their careers. Nor will useful, but insufficient, advice on work/life balance, resilience or authenticity. Women are given abundant advice on how to look and how to be, but it only gets them so far. There's a not-so-little hidden secret that women aren't being told about career success.
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Leadership Lessons: To Succeed in Life and Work

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Leadership Lessons: What Women Haven't Been Told About Career Success

Career advice received by women covers only 2/3 of the success equation in business. This Missing 33%™ has serious implications for a woman’s chances of being seen as high potential, receiving promotions to senior positions, receiving optimal benefits from mentoring relationships and nurturing the next generation of women leaders.
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Talent Development Closing the Gender Gap The Missing 33% Diversity & Inclusion

Women's Advancement: Interpersonal Skills Aren't Enough!

There's a not-so-little hidden secret that women aren't being told about career success. It's a rarely discussed element that holds women back... or propels them ahead. It's one element on which they are consistently rated as under-performing their male counterparts. It is one element missing from (or under-taught in) most organizations' leadership development programs - and frequently totally absent from the activities of women's networks, affinity groups or leadership forums. This one element is the vital missing piece of the success equation for women. I call it The Missing 33%™. It is business savvy with all its related skills and knowledge.
2 min read | Susan Colantuono
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Closing the Gender Gap The Missing 33% Diversity & Inclusion

Leadership Lessons: For Career Success Think Beyond Fashion-Forward

Fashionistas would have women believe that what we wear, the accessories we use and how we look are keys to executive presence. Why? Because that’s how they sell products - and most of us know by now that women make or influence 85% of all consumer purchases. But in the context of executive presence, this emphasis on personal appearance can lead women astray. Appearance isn’t the same as executive presence. Presentation skills aren’t the sole factor in executive presence. And, further, executive presence is different from personal presence. So what aren't women being told about executive presence.
3 min read | Susan Colantuono
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Leadership Lessons: Lead Now or Forever Hold Your Place!

Leadership isn’t something you wait to do when you become a CEO. Lead now or forever hold your place!
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The Missing 33% Leadership Career
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