Archive for 'women' Category

Why Women Should Stop Trying To Be Perfect

By - Last updated: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

A friend forwarded me the link to a great article in The Daily Beast written by Deborah Spar, the President of Barnard College. I have included the link below. The article is fairly long and well worth reading to the very end!   http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/09/23/why-women-should-stop-trying-to-be-perfect.html   I would love you to share your thoughts in the Comments section below!  

Interview with Edward. A Final Word

By - Last updated: Friday, September 7, 2012

“Before we met today, I was thinking back to that women’s committee I talked about earlier.  The Chairman who started it passed away a while back.  I had kept in touch with him over the years and had a really good relationship on some level.  We came apart for a time over a succession decision so there was a while there we didn’t talk but we started talking again and I’d see him from time to time when I got into town. In fact, I saw him just before he passed away.   “I was his performance management guy for a while which meant I spent a lot of time with him, one-on-one time, and I was reminded of an occasion when ...

Babes in the Globe

By - Last updated: Tuesday, September 4, 2012

In Leah Eichler's column in Saturday's Globe, she featured Babes on Bay Street and yours truly and referred to and quoted several very accomplished women who I admire greatly! Just in case you missed it, here is the link.   http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/career-advice/life-at-work/how-the-babes-of-bay-street-celebrate-their-success/article4512324/   I have heard from many of you and I am grateful for your kind words and your support (and your book orders)!!   I am very pleased with sales of Babes on Bay Street!! If you have not ordered your copy, please don't hesitate!! I am thrilled to say the first print run is almost gone!!        

Interview with Edward. Advice to Women

By - Last updated: Friday, August 31, 2012

I asked Edward if he were giving advice to a woman in the corporate world, particularly a young woman, what the advice would be. He says: “I’d probably start by giving the same advice I’d give to a young man which is that you obviously need to learn your craft but the extent to which you ultimately succeed, if you mean going up the organization, it’s all about people skills, it’s all about people management skills.  Find out very early whether or not that turns you on and if it does, even a little bit, focus more attention on developing that stuff than the hard skills which tend to develop themselves. In that sense, I would urge them to gain ...