Intel questions the business case for homegeneity

  In late October, a short article, published in Fast Company addresses multiple steps to diversity. It is a quick -- a one-minute read on Intel's integrated approach to hiring, progression, and retention.  Support for all employes comes through Warmline,  a confidential hotline to help employees work through personal and professional roadblocks.       … Continue reading Intel questions the business case for homegeneity

Personalities, Process & Productivity: Rules of a Meeting

  The rules of the game (meetings) are laid out well in this article and are some we should attempt. However, after living through 20 years of meetings -- some productive, some boring and some probably unnecessary -- we know these are not easy rules to enforce. But they are necessary if we are to … Continue reading Personalities, Process & Productivity: Rules of a Meeting

Once again, inequality is structural

  According to statistics, working age American women are more educated than ever before, yet, in this educated group , 'she' faces the biggest economic gender gap and 'he' doesn't have to think about 'who's going to watch the children if he has a late client meeting'. "Women don’t step back from work because they … Continue reading Once again, inequality is structural

Stereotype Threat: Penalized for promoting and encouraging talented women

A 2018 article in the respected Harvard Business Review addresses a second level stumbling block in the way of successful women in the corporate world -- that of stereotype threat. Without using that label, Anne McNulty describes the subtle but real punishment meted out when women try to assist women who are bright and merit … Continue reading Stereotype Threat: Penalized for promoting and encouraging talented women