Women Were Not Made to Walk on Stilts

I would feel pretty confident of winning a wager that every woman has experienced some form of bias in favour of a male colleague in her career. The burning questions are ‘why’ and ‘how’? We have laws to stop discrimination on the basis of gender, we have HR policies, procedures and practices and there’s mandatory training to make the issues very clear. Continue reading Women Were Not Made to Walk on Stilts

Gender Balance at Work: The AchieveForum Point of View

If we want to create a world where everyone has equal opportunities to fulfil their potential, regardless of their gender – or indeed any other of the protected characteristics such as race or sexual orientation – then we must begin this process in our workplaces. Our goal has to be to build our businesses in a way that ascribes equal value to masculine and feminine traits, where diversity is the default and not the exception. Continue reading Gender Balance at Work: The AchieveForum Point of View

The Lead: Innovation Hub at the Vienna Airport, Swiss Protests for Equal Pay, Target’s Long Lines Due to Tech Trouble

Welcome to The Lead, AchieveForum’s weekly brief of leadership news and insights. This curated content will provide you with quick clarity into relevant headlines and provide straight-forward analysis for applying effective leadership tools and techniques. Continue reading The Lead: Innovation Hub at the Vienna Airport, Swiss Protests for Equal Pay, Target’s Long Lines Due to Tech Trouble