Women in Business

Alice Adams on Bridging the Gender Divide at Work

How to build a more productive work environment based on what men and women have in common.

February 12, 2010 / Podcast # 10-07

Alice Adams

Men are from Mars. Women are from Venus. This popular summation of the gender divide is given a lot of credence in the workplace. But the fact is that working women and men are far more alike than commonly realized—and managers who understand that can develop lasting, productive gender equity at work. In Playing to Strength, Alice Adams guides managers and organizations who want to achieve the type of gender-balanced environment that brings out the best in both men and women.

For additional training on this topic, consider these AMA seminars:

* Leadership and Team Development for Managerial Success
* Situational Leadership® II Workshop
* Leading with Emotional Intelligence

To learn more, read these AMACOM Books:

* The Voice of Success by Joni Wilson

 

Alice Adams on Bridging the Gender Divide at Work

how to build a more productive work environment based on what men and women have in common.

December 18, 2009 / Podcast # 09-51

Alice Adams

Men are from Mars. Women are from Venus. This popular summation of the gender divide is given a lot of credence in the workplace. But the fact is that working women and men are far more alike than commonly realized—and managers who understand that can develop lasting, productive gender equity at work. In Playing to Strength, Alice Adams guides managers and organizations who want to achieve the type of gender-balanced environment that brings out the best in both men and women.

For additional training on this topic, consider these AMA seminars:

* Leadership and Team Development for Managerial Success
* Situational Leadership® II Workshop
* Leading with Emotional Intelligence

To learn more, read these AMACOM Books:

* The Voice of Success by Joni Wilson

 

Blythe McGarvie on Making Courageous Decisions in a Changing World

It’s a different world, but it’s a world full of new business opportunities open to anyone with the courage to seize them.

May 8, 2009 / Podcast # 09-19

Blythe McGarvie

If the 20th century was the American century, the 21st century may well be the global century. Globalization spreads wealth across the world, opens new consumer markets, and reorients the dynamics of the American market. In a new book, Shaking The Globe: Courageous Decision Making In A Changing World, Blythe McGarvie guides readers on how to absorb the world’s diversity Read more…

 

Marilyn Carlson Nelson on How We Lead Matters

An internationally recognized corporate leader recounts important lessons learned.

October 3, 2008 / Podcast # 08-40

Marilyn Carlson Nelson

As a daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother, Marilyn has always put people first. This multi-faceted woman also happens to be one of the most successful CEOs in the world. In this conversation, she shares her thoughts on the role of women in leadership and the importance of believing in yourself. Read more…

 

Lindsey Pollak on Getting from College to Career

They say you can’t get a job without experience – but how do you get experience without having a job?

June 20, 2008 / Podcast # 08-25

Lindsey Pollak

In Getting from College to Career, Lindsey Pollak offers a definitive guide for building the experience, skills, and confidence needed for college graduates starting a major job search. Her 90 action-oriented tips include strategies ranging from the simple to the expert.
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Susan Wilson Solovic on Building a Million Dollar Business

How can women gain the confidence and knowledge they need to become million dollar entrepreneurs?

October 12, 2007 / Podcast # 07-26

Susan Wilson Solovic

As the head of the highly successful website Small Business Television, Susan Wilson Solovic is an authority on making money and building a thriving business. In her book, The Girls’ Guide to Building a Million-Dollar Business (AMACOM Books), Solovic shows women that not only do they have the power to earn more money and control their financial destinies – they deserve to. Read more…