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Leading Through Uncertainty: Dealing with Ambiguity We are continuing our current blog series on the core leadership competencies needed to navigate change. Change that is defined as volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA). So far we’ve covered “Interpersonal Savvy” and “Organizational Agility” - and today we are digging into “Dealing with Ambiguity.”  “Ambiguity is a type of meaning in which a phrase, statement or resolution is not explicitly defined, making several interpretations plausible. A common aspect of ambiguity is uncertainty.” Uncertainty -- hmmmm -- sound familiar? We are surrounded by so many uncertainties right now! However, we know that not all ambiguity is environmental. Ambiguity comes in several forms in the workplace. The issue arises from a lack of direction and clearly defined roles. The problem can result from the business itself or from specific managers who fail to implement the direction and roles associated with their job. It can also be cultural, or a product of barriers in understanding inclusive behaviors... Read ON! 
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Oh, What a Year: 2020 Highlights

"Change is the only constant in life" - Heraclitus When we used this quote to launch our six-part series on leadership through change back in March we did not know at the time how on the nose this quote would be for all of 2020. This year has been packed with volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity, but despite the global pandemic, our teams took the time to evaluate, process, and adapt to this environment of constant change.  We've been able to stay incredibly positive and, as you will shortly see, rather busy. Here are some of the highlights (in no particular order), from the last twelve months! Enjoy & Lead ON!   
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In Case You Missed It: November 2020 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about closing the leadership gender gap on our Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading Women group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog!  Leading Women's Kelly Primus interviewed on The Hennessy Report The Hennessy Report   Listen ON!  
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In Case You Missed It: October 2020 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about closing the leadership gender gap on our Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading Women group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog!    LeadingWomen.biz has a New Look!  Leading Women Check it out! Leading Women has spent our time in quarantine  refreshing our website. We are really excited about how it turned out.  Please take a moment or two to take a look at the refreshed look and new content... and of course let us know what you think! Read ON!  
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In Case You Missed It: September 2020 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about closing the leadership gender gap on our Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading Women group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog!  Leading Women's Global Reach Continues; Signs Exclusive Partnership with Australian-Based Advancing Women in Business & Sport Leading Women "... "We are very excited to partner with Advancing Women, and for the opportunities that lie ahead as we continue to grow and share our results-oriented programs with partners around the world," said Kelly Lockwood Primus, CEO & President of Leading Women. "Our global expertise in building women business leaders, and our best in class intellectual property, make us unique in the marketplace, and aligns well with Advancing Women's mission to move inclusion & diversity from conversation to action"..."  Read ON!  
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In Case You Missed It: August 2020 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about closing the leadership gender gap on our Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading Women group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog!  Gender + Diversity Playbook: Setting and Achieving Your Goals for 2021 and Beyond Leading Women In our new multipart series, Leading Women will address how #WeCanHelp your organization set and achieve your gender + diversity goals for the next year and beyond.  Read ON!  Part 1: 2020’s Miss is Now a “New” 2030 Promise – But Will Orgs Break This Promise Too? Part 2: From One CEO to Another—It’s Time to Get Focused Part 3: How to Engage & Retain More Women - Top 5 Things You Can Do! Part 4: How To Change Your Company’s Culture To Be More Inclusive Part 5: Make Your Company Policies Inclusive by Looking at these 3 HR Tools Part 6: These 5 Tips Will Help You Recruit More Women/Diverse Candidates Part 7: 10 Strategies for 2021 to Help Engage & Retain Women   
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In Case You Missed It: July 2020 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about closing the leadership gender gap on our Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading Women group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog!  Gender + Diversity Playbook: Setting and Achieving Your Goals for 2021 and Beyond Leading Women In our new multipart series, Leading Women will address how #WeCanHelp your organization set and achieve your gender + diversity goals for the next year and beyond.  Read ON!  Part 1: 2020’s Miss is Now a “New” 2030 Promise – But Will Orgs Break This Promise Too? Part 2: From One CEO to Another—It’s Time to Get Focused Part 3: How to Engage & Retain More Women - Top 5 Things You Can Do! Part 4: How To Change Your Company’s Culture To Be More Inclusive Part 5: Make Your Company Policies Inclusive by Looking at these 3 HR Tools Part 6: These 5 Tips Will Help You Recruit More Women/Diverse Candidates Part 7: 10 Strategies for 2021 to Help Engage & Retain Women   
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In Case You Missed It: June 2020 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about closing the leadership gender gap on our Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading Women group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog!  7 ways to start to uproot systemic racism in the workplace World Economic Forum In addition to our core leadership content, Leading Women offers programs that provide BIWOC (who often holding the lowest % of leadership positions) with actionable strategies for navigating additional unique challenges they face. Learn more about our Executive Prep for Multicultural Women™ program here.  "Racism is deeply ingrained in our society – and as a result, it’s deeply ingrained in our workplaces, too. Organisations everywhere are discussing how to uproot systemic racism from the workplace. Where should you start? Here are 7 practical steps for building a more diverse and inclusive organisation. (And keep in mind these steps are just the start.)..." Read ON!
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In Case You Missed It: May 2020 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about closing the leadership gender gap on our Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading Women group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog!  Leading Women Named to HR Tech Outlook's List of Top 10 Leadership Development / Training Coaching Companies Leading Women Leading Women has been recognized by HR Tech Outlook as a Top 10 Leadership Development Training /Coaching Company for 2020, and featured among an elite group of companies in the Leadership special edition of HR Tech Outlook magazine. "We are honored to make the HR Tech Top 10 List, and to be acknowledged for our innovative, research-based solutions and proven women's leadership development programs, which have been helping organizations achieve workplace culture transformation for almost two decades," said Kelly Lockwood Primus, CEO & President of Leading Women. Read ON!
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In Case You Missed It: April 2020 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about closing the leadership gender gap on our Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading Women group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog!  Leadership Through Change: 6 Part Series Leading Women “How do you lead in the face of constant change?” Leading Women is here to support you with the skills you need to help manage during this time of change. This month we covered Interpersonal Skills, Organization Agility, and Dealing with Ambiguity in our 6-part blog series on Leading Through Change. Coming in May, we'll be continuing our series with topics on Managing Complexity and Resilience, so be on the look out and be sure to check out email.  Part 1: LEADERSHIP at the pace of Global Change... Part 2: Interpersonal Savvy... What You Need to Lead! Part 3: Organizational Agility: Getting “It” Done Part 4: Leading Through Uncertainty: Dealing with Ambiguity Part 5: Managing Complexity: The Up Close & Wider View Part 6: Navigating Change with Resiliency  
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