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  1. Women in Business “Creating a great place to work” “Being the best we can be” CHRISTINE PETYT

  2. A few facts about the FTSE100… • Female directors increased from 6.9% (1999) to 11.7% (2008) • An increase to 5 women CEOs in 2008 • Only 2 female chairwomen • 1,877 women directors in the pipeline waiting to be appointed to Boards • 22 companies have exclusively all-male boards • 149 new appointees to the FTSE100 in 2008 • only 16 (10.7%) were women • 40% of returning mums feel they have no chance at career progression Cranfield University School of Management The Female FTSE Report 2008

  3. Why? Perception of glass ceiling

  4. Reality: Sticky Floors • Barriers to progression • Self-limiting behaviours REALITY

  5. Barriers to progression • Lack of appropriate networks • Access to role model mentors REALITY

  6. Self-limiting behaviours • Self-confidence • Advocating for yourself • Building strategic relationships & sponsorships • Political savvy • Embracing “good enough” • Asking for what you want • finding your voice REALITY

  7. Mars Venus • Left brain • Task focussed • One dimensional • Tell • Right brain • Holistic approach • Empathetic • Influence Fundamentally, there are differences in genders

  8. Demonstrate respect, humility & balance Build trust, relationships & teams Use intuition & good judgement Listen, Question, Learn Empower Motivate Self-aware; Visionary Curious; Determined Confident Intelligent Authentic Honest Think strategically; Prioritise; Analyse Problem Solve; Set Goals; Get results Possess & use industry, business, market & customer knowledge Great businesses need great people

  9. Change in business requirements Businesses are seeking emotional intelligence: • Soft skills are good for delicate bargaining and soothing fractious teams • Social awareness and attention to people problems enable progress • Hard working, ‘can do’ pragmatic attitudes that deliver results • Multi-tasking, self-management and self-awareness • Empathetic, emotional awareness • Adapt to changing circumstances • Good, open communicators • Approachable, influential, inspirational, intuitive team players • Capacity to build trust in working relationships

  10. Heading for the Boardroom Climbing the corporate ladder Looking to achieve better work-life balance Managing your career…consider your legacy Whether we are: • The important thing: • Be supportive of other women • Share experiences and lessons learned

  11. We can do so much together ...so little alone