Our latest Business Brain event in London brought together senior female executives in a roundtable discussion about the promotion of female leaders. Drawing on their expertise in the fields of financial services, public sector, law and luxury fashion, the event explored topics such as unconscious bias, organisational change and the path to senior leadership.
In the knowledge economy, workers at all levels must work with increased autonomy – to manage both information and increased customer expectations. Highly developed social skills are now on par with, and perhaps exceed academic excellence as the primary success factor in the workplace.
One of the keys to success in the workplace is our ability to foster strong relationships with the critical stakeholders around us. Great relationships start with a good rapport. For some this comes naturally, but for many it’s not so easy.
Women of all backgrounds and professions can sometimes find themselves being perceived as weak, no matter how hard they fight against the stereotype. We explore ways to overcome this prejudice.
Any woman in MENA can set herself up for a successful career in business. The key is to practice and embody these 3 leadership skills.