October 2019 Newsletter

The Q&A—on How Women Succeed

With SKG’s CEO Beth Goff-McMillan “It is more about the finesse than it is slamming the driver down the fairway.” What was your dream job and why? I knew my dream job would be a mix of the creative and the strategic, but I couldn’t identify it at the time. I loved beautiful things and being creative, but all the games the shows I loved were built around strategy. I … [ more ]

Proven Ways to Pioneer Equity and Diversity

You might want to take a deep breath before you take this in: At the rate we’re going, it will take another 202 years for women to be paid as much as men, according to the World Economic Forum. The percent of women CEOs on the Fortune 500 list is still less than 7 percent—despite the fact that women represent 47 percent of the workforce. And, it’s all worse for … [ more ]

Stop Underestimating Yourself

Before being interviewed for the position of president of Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards thought she was unqualified and should just skip it. Uncertain what to do, she called her mom, the late former Governor of Texas, Ann Richards. Never one to mince her words, the elder Richards said simply: “Get it together.”

Want to Be a Better Leader? Help Your Team Stop Complaining and Be More Accountable

“Drama in the broader sense is unproductive thinking and disruptive behavior. We call it emotional waste. It is anything taking energy away from results and happiness in the workplace. It’s a subtraction.” —Leadership expert and author Cy Wakeman In this refreshing new conversation, leadership expert and New York Times best-selling author Cy Wakeman explains why unproductive workplace drama is on the rise—and how you can avoid it, be happier and more productive, … [ more ]