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.
Our team of advisors in London, who have extensive experience working with both asset managers and research houses, unpick the intricate nature of the current problem and offer a ‘back to basics’ approach as a possible way forward.
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.
Mastering the art of effective listening can help foster great coalitions, develop stronger business relationships, boost sales, deliver outstanding projects and who knows, even help you get that long awaited promotion.