Tag Archive: Nicel Jane

  1. leadership
    by Jessica Schimm

    Inability to Self-Promote Holds Women Back: Conference Board of Canada

    While women are equipped with the necessary skills to perform well as leaders, they are not exercising “the ability to self-promote.” They hesitate getting their accomplishments known to the people in the highest rungs of the organization resulting to their inability to get the support they need to advance.

    by Jessica Schimm

    Warren Buffett: “Women are a major reason we will do so well”


    “Fellow males, get onboard. The closer that America comes to fully employing the talents of all its citizens, the greater its output of goods and services will be. We’ve seen what can be accomplished when we use 50% of our human capacity. If you visualize what 100% can do, you’ll join me as an unbridled optimist about America’s future.”

  3. WomenLookingatCharts-300x199
    by Angie Chang

    McKinsey Shares 4 Principles to Getting More Women to the Top

    If someone is going to be held accountable for the lack of female representation, outcomes are bound to be more evident.

    By Nicel Jane (Contributing Writer, Femme-O-Nomics)

    There is no secret formula to getting women into leadership positions after all. Joanna Barsh, Sandra Nudelman, and Lareina Yee report in the McKinsey Quarterly April 2013 issue that companies only need to follow four principles if they want to advance women to the top. These insights were gleaned from the interviews they had with chief executive officers, human resource heads, and high-performing female executives in 22 U.S. companies that have been successful in its gender diversity efforts.

  4. Cashflow-300x271
    by Angie Chang

    Wealthy Women On The Rise Globally (Infographic)

    This “growing feminisation of wealth” is likely to continue as women become more educated and face less discrimination. Even if that’s a long way in coming, it’s still good news.

    By Nicel Jane (Contributing Writer, Femme-O-Nomics)

    After hearing that women are still poorly represented in the ranks of senior management, that they lack the necessary sponsors to get to the top, and that they are still susceptible to “maternal wall bias” in the workplace, there’s finally some good news.

  5. 5578512051_8705cb06c7_z
    by Angie Chang

    Family “Pulls” And Workplace “Pushes” Challenge BRIC Women

    If companies want to leverage on the talent, education, and ambition of BRIC women then, Hewlett says, they must create “policies and practices [that will allow them] to flourish” and “ensure that…. [these women] get the skills and support they need today.”

    By Nicel Jane (Contributing Writer, Femme-O-Nomics)

    What do Brazil, Russia, India, and China or the BRIC nations have in common? Aside from the fact that they are emerging markets, they are also home to the most impressive female talent pool in the world.