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Women for Women : “What businesses really need are the feminine strengths; particularly listening, nurturing and creativity”

by on January 28, 2013

Naomi Simson writes .... Is there really a glass ceiling or do women sometimes need to get out of their own way – or perhaps a bit of both?

In  the early days women had to be dramatic to be noticed and taken  seriously: in fact as women forged careers in the later part of the last  century they would often use their masculine traits – ie to play men at  their own game. Whether they were comfortable with doing this who  knows… but what businesses really need are the feminine strengths;  particularly listening, nurturing and creativity.

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Women for Women – Is there really a glass ceiling? / Naomi Simson

by on November 27, 2012

A few months ago I commented on Sheryl SandbergTED talk in a blog post entitled: Three insights into why we lack women leaders. Which continues to make me ponder.

Is there really a glass ceiling or do women sometimes need to get out of their own way – or perhaps a bit of both? [more…]