Make 2017 the Year of the Woman

Happy New Year to all. As we prepare to move beyond and build on the learnings of the previous year, one thing is clear: 2017 is poised to be a year of great change—and in many ways disruptive change—for our organizations, our communities, and our society. In keeping with this observation, I have noticed a […]

Girls in Tech: What Glass Ceiling? The Real Problem Is Your Sticky Floor.

Girls in Tech — Rebecca Shambaugh is president and CEO of Shambaugh Leadership Institute, an organization she founded 20 years ago. She’s known worldwide for her expertise in coaching companies of all sizes to develop an inclusive and diverse culture. She’s especially interested in women’s leadership and programs dedicated to advancing women in leadership positions, gender studies […]

Leveraging Different Thinking Styles to Develop Tomorrow’s Leaders

In my last post, I shared some of the latest thinking that suggests inclusion is the new diversity. In addition to those ideas on what today’s leaders and organizations can do to build a more inclusive culture and develop a truly diverse group of future leaders, consider these four strategies: Tune in to Millennials—and Xers […]

Inclusion Is the New Diversity

Tony was on the Executive Leadership team. The senior leaders were charged with identifying a new board member from within their internal groups. Susan reported to Tony, and although her last performance review was lower than she had expected based on her boss’s assessment of her decisiveness and strategy setting, she was considered to have […]

A Tangible Way to Move Forward

This week’s election results surprised pollsters and many voters alike. In its wake, I’ve been approached by several leaders in different industries wondering how best to help their teams move forward despite party lines. The 2016 presidential election was particularly divisive and emotional. As a result, many leaders are feeling at a loss about what […]