9 Wedging the Door Open

Your next step will include an amazingly simple set of strategies to get women like yourself on the fast track to leadership positions. A strong virtual circle begins when great candidates have real opportunity to compete. When we elect more women to office, they wedge the door open for more women in top appointed positions and for better policies. The same holds true in business. Having more women in executive suites and on boards opens opportunities for others. You can start by yourself and then work to change the ground rules with the “women in every pool” plan, so more women can lead the way.

Now we’ve laid the groundwork for women moving up. How can we make sure we don’t backslide when the next CEO, governor, or boss ...

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