Posts in Pillar 2
Early Meeting: Some Days Are Harder than Others

Writing only about positives would be a fairy tale.  This piece tells the story of a stupidly early morning meeting, called by a powerful male executive who prides himself on being “available 24-7.” The female executive had to contort her and her child’s schedules to “protect her brand.” There is gender bias in play (Do you see it?). And her mental toughness, emotional intelligence, and resilience skills see her through it. We hold her story up to the light to increase awareness (this is what gender bias can look like) and to enable wiser moment-to-moment choices by all actors, male and female. Emotional intelligence and resilience skills are well known assets for leaders, and they matter a great deal when you have to navigate inequity. #youarenotalone

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Pillar 2Catherine Flavin