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Readers who have paid close attention to my columns during 2016 know that all of them have had to do with issues surrounding women in the workforce. I have made the point that focusing on developing women is not only the right thing to do, it is the smart thing to do; women are going to the largest and best-educated group of entrants to the workforce of the United States in the next few years. In this column, I will ... Read More »

TAGS     mentoring,  career development,  women,  leadership,  self improvement,  
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Get off the out-of-control roller coaster In my last few columns, I have written about a variety of issues confronting women in the workplace, emphasizing the need for organizations to explicitly build and deploy mentoring programs for women. Women are forecast to comprise the majority of new entrants to our workforce over the next half-decade. Cast in the context of some of Wisconsin’s “brutal realities” ... Read More »

TAGS     superwoman syndrome,  women,  mentoring,  leadership,  business,  organizational,  development
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Increasingly the most populous segment of the workforce   In my January 11 and April 4 columns for BizTimes Milwaukee, I wrote about the important strategic issue of developing mentoring programs for women. I made a very strong business case for this, observing that women will be the largest group of new entrants to the workforce over the next few years. Employers in Wisconsin will want to particularly take ... Read More »

TAGS     mentoring,  self improvement,  organizational development,  women,  leadership
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Readers who remember my January 11 and April 4 columns will recall that I emphasized the important role mentoring plays in career development programming for women. Many, many women have never had the opportunity to be mentored. Some of you might be wondering, “Just what is a ‘mentor,’ anyway?” A mentor is a trusted guide who invests in the development of another person. In business, a mentor ... Read More »

TAGS     mentoring,  personal development,  leadership,  women,  organizational development
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Mentoring for Women: A Strategic Matter for Ongoing Organizational Effectiveness By Daniel Schroeder, Ph.D. Published in the January 2016 issue of Biz Times Milwaukee Question: Some colleagues and I (all women) are exploring starting a mentoring program at our company.  All of us have worked hard to climb the ladder here.  Now that we are starting to look down the road toward retirement, we want to ... Read More »

TAGS     Mentoring,  Women,  leadership,  legacy,  relationship,  influence,  connector,  industrial,  business,  psychology,  glass ceiling,  biz times,  organization,  effectiveness,  milwaukee
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