Influence Without Authority

Influence Without Authority

Developing influence without authority can be challenging, especially for women working in male-dominated work environments. In such settings, it can be tough to be taken seriously, and gaining respect and influence can be an uphill battle. However, there are some...
Executive Presence: Talking Points

Executive Presence: Talking Points

Many men and women in corporations may wonder what makes executive presence so important. Executive presence, according to Sylvia Ann Hewlett, is the missing piece between merit and success. It is a combination of personality and character traits that make a dynamic...
Exploring the Nature of Imposter Syndrome

Exploring the Nature of Imposter Syndrome

Feeling Secretly Incompetent? In 1978, Georgia State University psychology professor, Pauline Clance and Dr. Suzanne Imes, who studied high-achieving women, coined the term, impostor syndrome, a common experience that affects many women, particularly in the workplace....
The Importance of Timing

The Importance of Timing

Do a thing in its time, and peace follows it. – African Proverb Introducing a new initiative or change in your company can be a challenging and delicate process. Be mindful of the timing and culture of your organization to ensure a successful transition to new norms,...