Women lead career perspectives from workplace leaders is Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti’s latest book. Dr. Daugenti is a Bay Area executive and accomplished author of 10 books. She is the leading authority on the convergence of education, technology, and work. Dr. Daugenti is the vice president and managing director of the Apollo Research Institute and lead editor.
Dr. Daugenti’s penetrating work in producing this, on the edge, masterpiece is an accomplishment that companies, educational institutions, business owners, and professionals alike can use to give them that much needed advantage to change their game. The game is changing, and being equipped to play the game is the first strategy of a winning team. Women do lead and they are moving in the right direction with determination and resolution to becoming the force within their company.
Dr. Daugenti was, recently, featured on Bay Areas AM 1220 KDOW Money 2.0 Business on the Edge radio talk show discussing, in detail, her new book. She listed each chapter and shared highlights of her research. Some of the chapters are:
• Women Lead: How Women Are Making Companies More Profitable, Innovative, and Equitable
• Forging Their Own Paths: Self-Employed Women, Small-Business Owners, and Entrepreneurs
• Technology: How Being Tech Savvy Can Give Women an Edge
• Education and Skill: A Woman’s Toolkit for the Future
The Apollo Research Institute’s press release shared findings, and Dr. Daugenti is quoted saying, “Women leaders often stand out for their relationship-building skills, but our findings highlight how women also excel as negotiators, risk-takers and entrepreneurs.”
Among the findings:
• Women are turning the career ladder into a labyrinth.
o 58 percent of women leaders describe their career paths as “nonlinear.”
o 87 percent of women executives and managers shift career paths in midlife.
• Women top the charts in key skills.
o Women outperform men on key leadership competencies, such as communicating, coaching, organizing people, thinking creatively and solving problems.
o Women also score higher than men on traits that are essential in today’s collaborative work environments, such as empathy, transparency and inclusiveness.
ARI Press Release January 30, 2013: Women Lead: New Research Explains How Women Are Redefining Careers in the Knowledge Economy
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