4 Tips on How to Become A New World Woman Leader (Video/Blog)

With all the great empowerment initiatives for women today, we are still looking at massive gender inequality in corridors of power. Many great women thought leaders point to re-evaluating business policies as it relates to the flexible work schedule and eliminating obstacles that force brilliant women to choose between family and career. Others point to women’s ambition calling us all to man up. While I think there is truth in both, I think there are 4 missing links from this important dialogue…..

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Get ready for Gen Z – what do you know about this post-millennial generation?

Yes, it’s time to talk about Gen Z. For those of you following my work and blogs, you know that since 2010, I’ve focused the youth cultural shifts on Gen Y, aka Millennials. It took a while before leaders and organizations identified Gen Y as talent issue on fire, and executives fretting over what they call an entitled lazy generation of workers. But this blog is not about Gen Y. It’s about a new generation growing up behind the scenes, post-millennials [. . .]

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Negating Stereotypes: Muslim Women Creating Fastest Cultural Shift

Did you know some 800 million population of Muslim women surpass the combined populations of the United States, Russia and Brazil? Stereotyping Muslim women and putting them in one box would be the same as putting all characteristics and cultural nuances of all these three big countries into one box. Did you know Islam is the only major religious group projected to grow faster than the world’s overall population? Stereotyping this largest global population cohort would require a very limited and narrow mindset, don’t you think? Isn’t it time to confront this huge bias, prejudice and past orthodoxies? [. . .]

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Do you know who your existing and future customers are? The profitable ones?

Last year marked the first year in the US history where majority of children under 9 were non-white (50.8%). And Nielsen reported that multicultural non-whites represented 92% of the population growth in the US between 2000 and 2014. This is clearly transforming the US mainstream, and most telling about our nation’s future economically, socially, and politically. And it’s nothing to fear but lots to celebrate. If it weren’t for the multicultural growth, US economy will face the same challenges many European countries currently face, with declining population. This is not just population growth…it is consumer buying power for economic health….it is future talent, as well as political and social norm [. . .]

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The New World Marketplace Dividends – diversity yields higher financial returns

I’ve always geared away from using the terms “diversity” or “feminism” for they are loaded with polarized reactions….viewed mainly as social issues to overcome, HR initiatives so to speak. I coined the phrase The New World Marketplace to address these major cultural macro trends as economic and business imperatives. My background in C-suite and P&L […]

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Big Generational Shift: Gen Y women possess new world leadership qualities and will break the glass ceiling

In The New World Marketplace, businesses are redefining the new leadership skills and capabilities required for building and sustaining successful and profitable businesses. And Gen Y women have a natural advantage in contributing to this new leadership construct. All the research I’ve done over the years suggests that Gen Y women are far more career […]

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Rapid Georgraphic and Demographic Shifts in Poverty rates

Not all trends in The New World Marketplace are positive and cheerful.  But it’s important to share all trends and forces–positive and negative. I believe the first step in creating social and cultural change is always awareness and knowledge. And perhaps if we knew that we’re all in this together, socially and economically, we will […]

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