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gender discrimination

Equality

Do I need to look nice for you?

 I’ve been conditioned from an early age that what I look like to men matters. My mother was one who would put on lipstick at the time she knew my father was coming home from work and, based on 50+…

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Leadership

5 Keys to Authentic Leadership

From a talk I gave at VMware in Palo Alto earlier this month Leadership comes in many styles – charismatic, intellectual, bullying – but in all cases leadership is hard to sustain over time unless it is authentic. Real. Genuine….

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Equality

The dark side of Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is on a roll right now. The relatively low levels of capital needed to start a software company has meant that start up incubators and small software companies wanting to be the “next big thing” are popping up…

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Equality

I get called a “naughty girl”

Sadly there is no titillation with this story – just the usual gender patronage. I was on the phone with a sixty-ish business man a few days ago and I was selling. Not selling hard but describing my business and…

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