How Women Lead Differently, And Why It Matters

This a no nonsense, pretty powerful article on more women as leaders, please.  I love all leaders, and the making of all new leaders, regardless of gender — however,  I am a female leader   🙂   and this is a well written article.      Actually, it is a good read for both men and women.  Leadership and management

Excerpt: I see a solution in women–in the distinct way women wield power. Women’s leadership is a force that can and must be harnessed for the global good.

Research shows that women direct up to 90 percent of their income to community infrastructure and improvement, whereas men reinvest 30 to 40 percent of their income. The World Bank’s 2012 World Development Report finds that women with decision-making power accelerate positive development outcomes, and studies from the World Economic Forum confirm a strong correlation between an increase in gender equality and an increase in gross domestic product per capita.

It’s now universally accepted that women are proven catalysts for economic growth–they are also a leadership reserve

Read full article How Women Lead Differently, And Why It Matters | Fast Company.


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