Good leadership qualities should be applicable to both men and women. But when women lead like men they are called demanding and difficult, or worse.
Obviously, there is a difference in the way men and women lead.
The Numbers Says It All
In my Insights Paper I share the numbers that show women and men occupy entry-level positions at a 50-50 balance. So why then are only 17% of C-Suite positions and only 3% of CEO positions filled by women?
Do women become dumber as we advance? Or do our bosses just make poor decisions when handing out promotions?
If you’re not sure, let me inform you that study after study shows having more women in leadership positions means more profits, better engagement, and higher team intelligence. Given all that, I have one question…
Where are all the women leaders?
At every conference I’ve recently attended, conversations inevitably reach this conclusion: everybody is looking to hire more qualified women in leadership positions—especially in STEM industries where the discrepancy is the greatest.
The reason women are not represented in STEM and in leadership roles is actually very simple. It’s because women leadership is undefined.
And that’s what The Women’s Code sets out to accomplish. I’ve identified the three fundamental principles that men lead by and the three that women lead by. Surprise, surprise…they are not the same.
Would you like to find out what those fundamental principles are? Would you like to join me in defining women leadership so that we can educate the bosses?
Please contact me today and I’ll share compelling insights that you can put to use at your organization right away.
At her lowest point, Beate Chelette was $135,000 in debt, a single mother, and forced to leave her home. Only 18 months later, she sold her image licensing business to Bill Gates in a multimillion dollar deal. Chelette is a nationally known ‘gender decoder’ who has appeared in over 60 radio shows, respected speaker, career coach, consummate creative entrepreneur, and author of Happy Woman Happy World. Beate is also the founder of The Women’s Code, a unique guide to women leadership and personal and career success that offers a new code of conduct for today’s business, private, and digital worlds. Determined to build a community of women supporting each other, she took her life-changing formula documented it all in a book Brian Tracy calls “an amazing handbook for every woman who wants health, happiness, love and success!”
Through her corporate initiative “Why Acting Like a Girl Is Good For Business” she helps companies with gender diversification training, and to develop and retain women.
If you’d like to book Beate as a speaker on New Leadership Balance or Creative Entrepreneurship for your next event please connect with me.