Nina Nets It OutPerspectives on Leadership
In speaking with colleagues recently, the question came up as to whether or not we are now post the Digital Age and, if we are, what would we call this next wave?
Study after study has shown that diversity in the workplace has significant impacts on an organization’s employee morale, productivity and profitability.
Many aspire to be CEOs, but there are true costs to leadership, especially in the early years of business building. Be sure to understand the benefits and costs – and to build a solid team around you before you decide to push ahead. And always, always, stick to your principles.
Gender equality in the workplace has been a topic that I have followed with great interest for some time. Looking around the world, we can now see many women who have smashed through the glass ceiling to be recognized as leaders on a world stage.
I have recently been pondering the very personal way that leaders have to continually re-invest in their own capabilities.
It can be a fine line balancing the role that you have as a leader within a business and the activities you undertake beyond the business. You may sit on the board of a not-for-profit organization. Or volunteer on weekends.
It’s time to set some tangible and achievable goals – and that includes getting more women into leadership roles in the Fortune 1000 as well as in the world of startups.
What are the traits of a leader? In my experience, there are some clear markers that can be nurtured and observed.