Overcoming the Gender Ambition Gap
Wednesday, February 08, 2012 @ 12:19 PM
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg told global leaders gathered at the World Economic Forum in Davos that a "Gender Ambition Gap" is a major barrier to women moving into leadership roles. What can we do to close that gap? Get over our reluctance to leverage our personal and professional networks -- to achieve our own goals and to invest in the business, influence and political success of others.
And let's stop "punishing" women who are savvy enough and courageous enough to mix business with pleasure, as men have been doing for centures. Becoming a conscious and strategic product champion is a powerful skill.
Here's the column I wrote for Forbeswoman on why we need to master the skill and stop stifling it in others.
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