Do Positive and Productive Women Teams Exist in Business?

I recently had the opportunity to work with an all-women business team in the financial services industry. One of the members of team asked me: “Do you think all-women teams can be successful in business?” So I did what all good little consultants do – I scoured the internet for stories of all-women business teams… [Continue Reading]

Women Professionals Seize the New Year!

The 113th Congress is a beacon of hope for women like me who have been waiting for stronger representation in government for years now. The 2012 election set the record for the number of women to hold seats in the House of Representatives and the Senate. A total of 98 women will take the oath… [Continue Reading]

WCBS – The Opening Bell Report: Women in Business

Carmen made a series of guest appearances on WCBS’s The Opening Bell Report this month. If you missed it, you can hear her interviews here: September 14, 2012 – Forward to time mark 20:55 September 17, 2012 – Forward to time mark 21:50 September 19, 2012 – Forward to time mark 21:15

Ask the Authors: Why Women Still Can’t Have it All

Listen in this week as Randy and Carmen discuss Anne-Marie Slaughter’s recent article in the Atlantic, “Why Women Still Can’t Have it All.” Both Randy and Carmen have a unique take on how this affects succession planning. As you can imagine, this is a really personal and interesting topic for Carmen, in particular. As always, you’ll… [Continue Reading]

Evolutionary Women: From Sweet & Charming to the Mallet

Three things happened this week that really made me think about women and leadership. The first was a call from a powerful friend in the federal government. She was being manipulated by colleagues to make a public appearance to support an event she viewed as low-priority and possibly even against her values. She had tried… [Continue Reading]