Tag: Women Executives

Motherhood & Careers: Top Executives On Mastering Both

Motherhood & Careers: Top Executives On Mastering Both By Jane Hanson Five impactful women from the retail, beauty, finance and media industries were honored this week at the 44th annual Outstanding Mother Awards. The women were celebrated for mastering the “struggle with the juggle,” successfully balancing highly influential careers with the daily demands and rewards of motherhood, family and community. Proceeds…

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PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi On Compassionate Leadership

PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi On Compassionate Leadership By Jane Hanson Earlier this week I took the stage before 450 executive women from leading brands and retailers. But the women weren’t there to see me. The attendees at this year’s Women in Retail Leadership Summit filled the ballroom to hear the keynote interview with none other than the queen of “pop” herself, PepsiCo’s Indra…

CEO Lily Shen Drives Transfix’s 76% Annual Growth

CEO Lily Shen Drives Transfix’s 76% Annual Growth By Cheryl Robinson Supply chains are a critical component of an ever-expanding economy. The global supply chain market size is valued at $15.85 billion. Yet, amid the pandemic, the U.S. and other countries have felt the impact of slow turnaround times, disruption to production, and a troubling forecast of future product deliveries. When it…

This Executive Uses Active Listening To Enhance Leadership

Communication is a critical component of effective leadership. It’s been reported that companies with 100 employees lose on average $420,000 per year because of poor internal communications. Part of effective communication is making people feel appreciated and valued. 360 listening, a term coined by Melissa Daimler in her HBR article, means that leaders listen to what the person is saying and how they’re saying…

Valeisha Butterfield Jones Drives Diversity, Equity And Inclusion Forward

Valeisha Butterfield Jones Drives Diversity, Equity And Inclusion Forward By Cheryl Robinson Implementing diversity and inclusion efforts is more than creating a division within a corporation to try and improve company culture. HR.com reported on survey data stating that most organizations lack a mature and effective diversity, equity, and inclusion program. Just 33% of participants say their organization has a formal budget…

Twitter’s CMO Takes A People-First Approach To Leadership

How Twitter’s CMO Takes A People-First Approach To Leadership By Amy Shoenthal As Twitter’s first ever Chief Marketing Officer, Leslie Berland began her tenure in 2016 with an unconventional strategy, enlisting employees from across the organization to provide input into the company’s new brand identity. Never mind that many of them didn’t even think the company needed a brand identity at all.…

Telecoms Group Orange Introduces First Female CEO

Heydemann To Be First Female CEO of Telecoms Group Orange By Mathieu Rosemain Orange (ORAN.PA) on Friday, January 28, named Christel Heydemann its new chief executive, making her the first woman to lead France’s biggest telecoms operator amid a revamp of its governance. A former graduate of France’s elite engineering school Polytechnique, 47-year-old Heydemann will replace Stephane Richard from April 4 at the helm of…