This episode explores emotion and the workplace, in particular, the value of emotion for leaders. My conclusion: we should encourage more emotion at work, and accept it equally regardless of the identity of the person expressing it. Do you agree? Let me know at email@example.com. Resources from this episode: Tina Young, 5 Feminine Traits Conscious Leaders Cultivate Daina Middleton, Grace Meets Grit Serena Williams video John McEnroe video David K. Williams, Forbes.com, 7/18/2013, "The...
Should you have women on your corporate board? Studies and a current bill winding its way through California’s legislative process say yes. This episode explores some of the complaints raised about putting women on a board and shares resources for where to find female board members (once you’re convinced it’s a good idea ... or required by law to do it) and where women interested in board service can get plugged in. Spoiler: all the good ones are NOT taken.
After a summer break for some podcasting introspection, Unraveling Pink is back, with new episodes being released this Fall to create conversations around gender equality at work. Listen in and share how your conversations go!
After almost a year and a half of Unraveling Pink, Annie reflects on the highlights and explores the format and content for the future. Have thoughts on format or guests? Share them on Twitter to @UnravelingPink, by email to UnravelingPink@gmail.com, or on our Contact page. Unraveling Pink will be on summer break until August or September. In the meantime, enjoy past episodes and challenges that will be posted on Twitter!
In this week's episode, Annie floats the hypothesis that perhaps more intimacy at work could be the antidote to our #MeToo culture. What do you think? Did your views change at all before and after listening to this episode? Share your thoughts at https://unravelingpink.com/contact/.
In this episode, Dan and Marion share stories about the single-gender conversations they are having about the #MeToo movement, how to be an ally to another gender when no one of that gender is in the room, how a more comprehensive look at gender equality requires looking at the assumptions we apply to men, and how we can start having more tough conversations. They model for us how to have these sometimes awkward conversations, highlight some of the challenges in this #MeToo culture, and ask...
In this episode, we hear from former Navy Commanding Officer, David Smith, a sociologist who co-authored Athena Rising, a book by men to men about mentoring women. Dave dives into some of the challenges men face today mentoring women in the #MeToo environment, and highlights the benefits -- to men -- that show why men should double-down on interacting with their female colleagues - not pull away.
In this episode, Jennifer Brown -- CEO and Founder, Jennifer Brown Consulting, and Author of Inclusion: Diversity, The New Workplace & The Will To Change -- shares her perspective on finding our diversity stories (hint: everyone has one), asks some tough questions about how you show up at work, and shares insights into how you can inspire others at work.
In today’s #WomenHelpingWomen story, Marion Groh Marquardt, of Web Croissants, shares a story of how women helped her in a way that resulted in her starting her business, and issues a very nuanced challenge to us.
Every day this month, Unraveling Pink will share a story of #WomenHelpingWomen to draw attention to the amazing power we have when we support each other. Men, don't tune out this month -- these stories are just as applicable to ways you can step up your ally-ship to women. Enjoy!