Programs and books don’t develop leaders, experiences do. Unlike traditional leadership coaching, Dana Mayer’s PolyDimensional approach gets you ready, not rhetoric. Generation Flux people thrive using approaches you can learn and practice in our coaching sessions–reducing stress and preparing you for what’s next. Find out how it works here.
The number of female general counsel at Fortune 500 companies increased at a record rate with women holding 21% of the roles, according to a recent survey by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. Additionally, diversity is improving amongst female legal officers with 16% describing themselves as minorities.
Michele Coleman Mayes, General Counsel of the New York Public Library, and Former GC of Allstate Corp, isn’t at all surprised by the study. In doing research for her book, Courageous Counsel: Conversations with Women General Counsel in the Fortune 500, she worked to create the increase presence of women general counsel in the Fortune 500. “I want people to recognize that this isn’t a trend, it’s the norm.”
Read Coleman Mayes most recent advice for women who want to position themselves as GC here, in an interview with Glass Hammer. For my in-depth analysis of the mindsets of successful CXOs, including Coleman Mayes, click here.
After years of budget cuts, layoffs, outsourcing and eliminating training, leadership development, and diversity efforts, companies are beginning to reinvest in their people and their culture. Just one of many companies stepping up efforts after years of stagnation, Marissa Mayer (no relation) just hired an SVP of people and development to solve the talent problem at Yahoo. Read more…
When you only have 9 seconds to capture someone’s attention, how do you fascinate them? Sally Hogshead’s dazzling new assessment tools, system, and this funny Ted Talk help us use our natural archetypes to be more fascinating. Apparently, we don’t have to learn how to fascinate, we just have to unlearn how to be boring.
If I could only recommend one assessment tool, this would be it.