8 Lifting as We Climb

Here are some additional ways you can personally help other women advance and create positive change in organizations to make it easier. “Lifting as we climb” was the motto of the National Association of Colored Women at the end of the 19th century and is still great advice today. Each of us can live this ideal. The effect doubles when we join together to support each other and create win-win solutions that work for everyone and significantly help women.

“If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.” This African proverb, often quoted by financier Warren Buffett, has been borne out by new and exciting research about women leaders. This chapter looks at the nature of women’s leadership with particular ...

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