This vision of our girls’ future is further complicated by the unavoidable realities facing young women who want both a career and a family when they grow up. Studies show that more women aspire to not just find a fulfilling job but to ambitiously pursue leadership roles in their chosen industry. In PwC’s 2018 survey of 3,637 professional women from 61 countries around the world and across industries, 75% said that getting to the top of their career and reaching a leadership position is important, and 82% felt confident in their ability to fulfill their career objectives. Even so, 42% felt “nervous” about how having children would impact their career, while 48% of new mothers felt “overlooked” for promotions and special projects; those numbers jumped to 53% and 63%, respectively, for women who self-identify as minorities. … [Read more...] about For the next generation of young women, your influence starts with your voice
Q. Our company has grown quickly, and we now have more than 100 people. I once had tight relationships with everyone; now I find that not everyone understands who I am, my values, or what I’m about. What can I do to allow us to get to know each other better? … [Read more...] about A CEO asks: Can I still form bonds with employees as the company grows?