Could there be a way to reframe Imposter Syndrome in a manner that allows us to take back control? To help us address this question, we called in a good friend of the firm, Stephanie Blair, an executive coach and consultant focused on grooming and growing innovative talent within sales-centric teams through her strategic advisory firm, Know & Flourish. Read on for her take on how we can identify and harness our awareness of our own Impostor Syndrome to take actionable steps through and forward:
Last month, we sat with an impressive group of women from several organizations at our biannual Benchmarking meeting for internal women’s groups (or ERGs). Read on for some powerful takeaways about the state of employee resource groups, key areas of focus, and the strategy behind lasting impact.
We know that proactive male sponsorship—identifying and championing talent within their organizations—is key to women’s advancement in the workplace, particularly because men hold most of the seats at the table. However, recent research shows that men may be more reluctant to develop professional relationships with women in the workplace post-#MeToo. So how do we move forward? One year into the #MeToo movement, how do we build corporate culture that encourages male allyship and sponsorship of women?.
The first panelist we’re featuring for our upcoming Changing the Conversation event is Aisling McDonagh, a senior digital media sales executive. Below, you can read about her experience bouncing back, building a strategic career, and finding allyship. To hear more about Aisling’s experience, join us on October 25th at AppNexus!
Our upcoming Changing the Conversation event on October 25th features a presentation and panel discussion with leaders in the business and Diversity & Inclusion space, and we’re excited to feature each in a spotlight series.