Change takes persistence, courage, and tenacity. And it doesn’t happen overnight. It happens every day, in every meeting, in every organization. Promotion by promotion, decision after decision. It requires leadership at every level. And it will take all of us to build workplaces that work for women.
Often we can say things that are hurtful and damaging without realizing the impact of our words. Stop using common words and phrases that undermine men’s ability to bring their whole authentic selves to work and to effectively partner with others in creating inclusive workplaces.