Published: Sep 01, 2021
At the time of writing, women are the CEOs of 41 companies of the Fortune 500; for anyone not looking to do math today, that's about 8%. And that distressingly low number is actually higher than its ever been. The top tier of leadership is still largely out of the hands of women, but the current crop of women CEOs are some of the best in their respective fields and have excellent advice when it comes to leading teams, learning from mistakes, and time management, among other critical skills required of the C-suite. Below are quotes from some of the most successful women founders and CEOs on their leadership styles, and examples of why these methods are so effective. This infographic was cooked up by our friends at OnDeck to highlight the best in effective leadership, so please read on!
Whether you need to convince a hiring manager you’re the right candidate for the job or an investor to fund your startup, you need to know how to sell your ideas so decision makers understand and appreciate your point of view. What follows are the four essential steps you need to take to effectively pitch your ideas—in any given situation.
When you think of networking, you might envision a room full of people who don’t know each other, making small talk, sipping cocktails, exchanging business cards, hoping to eventually making long-lasting connections. But networking can be much more than that.
There is one question you can always expect during your legal job interview: Do you have any questions for us? Preparing thoughtful, well-researched questions for this part of your interview is a great way to show your interest in the legal employer and that you have done your homework.