How Women Rise

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What habits or behaviors are most likely to get in the way of successful women and hold them back from reaching their full potential? This week our very special guest is Sally Helgesen, best-selling author, international speaker and leadership coach. Sally’s most recent book, How Women Rise, co-authored with legendary executive coach Marshall Goldsmith, examines the behaviors most likely to get in the way of successful women.

Sally Helgesen, noted by Forbes as the world’s premier expert on women’s leadership, is a best-selling author, international speaker and leadership coach. For the last thirty years, Sally’s mission has been to help women recognize, articulate and act on their greatest strengths and to help organizations create more inclusive cultures.

Sally Helgesen, best-selling author and leadership development expert

Previous books include The Female Advantage: Women’s Ways of Leading, hailed as a classic and continuously in print since 1990, and The Female Vision: Women’s Real Power at Work, which explores how women’s strategic insights can strengthen their careers and their organizations. The Web of Inclusion: A New Architecture for Building Great Organizations, was cited in The Wall Street Journal as one of the best books on leadership of all time and is credited with bringing the language of inclusion into business.

Sally has delivered leadership programs for clients including Chevron, Google, IBM, BHP Billiton Melbourne, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, The World Bank, The West Point Military Academy, Roschier LLP Helsinki, ING Amsterdam, HP Asia Pacific The Distributed Education Network Oslo and the Women’s Leadership Forum of Kuala Lumpur. She has consulted with the United Nations Development Program on building more inclusive country offices in Africa and Asia, led seminars at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and been visiting scholar at Northwestern University, U-Nordic Stockholm, and the Lauriston Institute AU. A contributing editor to Strategy+Business magazine and a member of the International Women’s Forum, she lives in Chatham, NY.

 

 

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