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

Who is the Authentic Self in the Corporate World?

In March 2018 which may seem like eons ago,  L. Michelle Smith wrote about women of color -- especially black women -- leaving the corporate world, simply opting out to start their own companies. Last year in McKinsey & Co.'s annual  report Women in the Workplace shared that 'the complexity of gender and color actually do … Continue reading Who is the Authentic Self in the Corporate World?