Don't think you're a "numbers person?" It's time to rethink that definition. In a global economy surrounded by big data and a never-ending flow of information, working with numbers is integral in all career stages.
Each year, the Forté Foundation brings together leading women for a candid conversation on careers and business leadership in this exclusive event. We invite you to learn how these successful women advanced to the top. Hosted in 2014 in Los Angeles, Dean Judy Olian of UCLA Anderson School of Management facilitated the conversation with Barbara Hulit, Senior VP and Group Executive at Danaher Corporation; Christine McCarthy, Treasurer at Disney, and Barbara Desoer, CEO of Citibank, N.A.
The Dialogue with Leadership is the heart of the MBA Women’s Leadership Conference — a rare opportunity for MBA women to hear from and talk with senior women business leaders. You might imagine that women in such lofty positions must have carefully charted every twist and turn of their careers. Not so. Read what our three panelists had to say about failure, taking a stand, and work chemistry.
Nicole examines how female leadership can be built, even from humble beginnings, as a conduit for change.
Books that cultivate leadership, expound on desirable traits for successful people, and are informative in areas of business compose the perfect summer reading list.
Forté Executive Director Elissa Sangster analyzes what prevents so many women from rising above mid-level management.
We're in the middle of summer break where our plans include swimming, vacations, and sleeping. Keep your brain engaged with these easy ideas so you're ready for school in the fall.
When deciding whether an MBA is right for you, think about what you want to do with your career in the future. An MBA will only enhance your skills and make you a more valuable employee for knowing both the technical and the business side of things.
About 17 percent of the students at the University of London’s London Business School’s full-time MBA program hail from North America. Just under one-third are women, according to Bloomberg Businessweek’s latest rankings profile.
Compassion is a key characteristic for a strong military leader. This is surprising since compassion is seen as a "female" trait. If we consider it as a leadership trait instead, how can you apply it to your own workplace?