Women, Engagement and Turnover

Send to KindleNext month I will lead a program for my law school alma mater and the local bar association on the topic of why women leave the practice of law. Professional service firms and businesses in general show the same pattern: the turnover rate for women is...

Bang for Your Buck: Steps to Increase Engagement and Retention of Women Work Broadly – Part 3 – Structure

Send to KindleI’ve been focusing on the overlap in the needs and values of women and post-Boomer generations. I’ve argued that actions to address the needs and values of one group can pay off with increased engagement in other groups as well.  The primary areas of...

Bang for Your Buck: Increasing Engagement and Retention – Part 2- Community

Send to KindleIn my last post, I noted the overlap in the needs and values of women and post-Boomer generations.  The overlap is good news for leaders because steps to increase the retention of one of these groups can pay off in increased retention of the other. ...

Bang for Your Buck: Steps to Increase Engagement and Retention of Women Work for LOTS of the Workforce – Part 1; Flexibility

Send to KindleI am a student of difference and of its value in today’s workplace.  I consider myself an expert on two areas of difference in particular, gender and generational differences.  Far-sighted leaders are challenged to engage and retain women and are both...