Nine Steps to Increase Your Influence as a Woman Leader

Nine Steps to Increase Your Influence as a Woman Leader

Women Leadership Series Influence, or the capacity to impact agendas and outcomes and bring others on board, is essential for any professional aspiring to get results. Organizations are minefields of gender structural barriers, biases, inequities, and unfair...
Four Steps to Taking Women Leaders More Seriously

Four Steps to Taking Women Leaders More Seriously

Women Leadership Series Accepting a promotion to first time Manager is a bold career move, exciting and scary at the same time. Being taken seriously is about being seen as capable and earning respect in our respective fields and scope of work. Also, being supported,...
Five Elements of Executive Presence for Women Leaders

Five Elements of Executive Presence for Women Leaders

Women Leadership Series Executive Presence combines natural traits and learned skills that allow a person to convey credibility, trustworthiness, and assurance even when the stakes are high.  Leaders who show up with Executive Presence: Look like: Possess a...
Tips to Effectively Manage Self-Disclosure as a Leader

Tips to Effectively Manage Self-Disclosure as a Leader

Self-disclosure is a communication process by which one person reveals information about themselves to another. In the workplace, self-disclosure is necessary to create trust and foster a sense of belonging where people can be themselves. For instance, team...
Embracing Your Cultural Heritage as a Latina Leader

Embracing Your Cultural Heritage as a Latina Leader

Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain and Latin America. October is that time of the year that inspires me to share what it means for me to be a Latina. I also want to...
How Women Leaders Navigate Toxic Workplaces

How Women Leaders Navigate Toxic Workplaces

Women Leadership Series Women leaders working in toxic environments face a double bound. On one side, they must find a way to respond to a hostile climate effectively. On the other, they must maintain equanimity when leading their teams. Some women, without knowing,...