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Leadership Skills for Women
Introductory concepts @ OxfordCambridge.Org all for free and free for all.
The information gat...
Leadership Skills for Women – Introduction.
☺ While women have entered and
successfully adapted to most industries,
includ...
Aim of publication:
To acquaint women, at all levels in the
workplace, readers or learners to how to become
players in the...
Leadership Skills for Women - Learning Objectives.
☺ After developing the KeyPoints outlined in this publication, you
shou...
Leadership Skills for Women - Sections List.
 (Section 1) Secrets of Female Leaders.
 (Section 2) Building Your Support ...
Leadership Skills for Women – Summary.
☺ Women need to learn the unwritten rules of
the business game and manipulate them ...
(Section 1) Secrets of Female Leaders – Summary.
☺ Have you ever been tempted to unveil to yourself the secrets
of women w...
(Section 1) Secrets of Female Leaders – HighPoints.
 Be Part of the Game.
 Take Charge of Your Career.
 Discover Own Ab...
(Section 1) HighPoints: Be Part of the Game
☺ recognize benefits of understanding the unwritten rules of the
game of busin...
(Section 1) HighPoints: Take Charge of Your Career.
☺ recognize the importance of taking charge of your career.
☺ view str...
(Section 1) HighPoints: Discover Own Abilities to Lead.
☺ recognize the importance of displaying
abilities to be a leader ...
(Section 2) Building Your Support System – Summary.
☺ Know that few can succeed in business without a support
system.
☺ Th...
(Section 2) Building Your Support System – HighPoints.
 Benefits of Mentoring Relationships.
 Importance of Networking.
...
(Section 2) HighPoints: Benefits of Mentoring Relationships.
☺ recognize the benefits of good mentoring relationships
in b...
(Section 2) HighPoints: Importance of Networking.
☺ recognize the importance of networking in
moving a career forward.
☺ i...
(Section 2) HighPoints: Developments in Business.
☺ recognize how recent developments in business benefit
women.
☺ identif...
(Section 2) HighPoints: Finding Balance Between Work and Home.
☺ recognize the importance of finding a balance between
wor...
(Section 3) Playing by the Rules – Summary.
☺ Women ought to understand the basis of many
traditional businesses founded b...
(Section 3) Playing by the Rules – HighPoints
 Learn the Rules.
 Know How to Play.
 Change the Rules.

Business Leaders...
(Section 3) HighPoints: Learn the Rules.
☺ recognize benefits of learning the rules of an
organization.
☺ identify reasons...
(Section 3) HighPoints: Know How to Play.
☺ recognize why it's important to understand how to play
the game of business.
☺...
(Section 3) HighPoints: Change the Rules.
☺ recognize benefits of changing the rules of business.
☺ identify ways to gain ...
(Section 4) Paradigm Shift toward Women – Summary.
☺ Women are to recognize ways in leadership they can
help companies adj...
(Section 4) Paradigm Shift toward Women – HighPoints.
 Growing Opportunities for Women to Lead.
 Breaking through the Gl...
(Section 4) HighPoints: Growing Opportunities for Women to Lead.
☺ recognize the value of the paradigm shift toward
more w...
(Section 4) HighPoints: Breaking through the Glass Ceiling.
☺ recognize the importance of succeeding in reaching a
leaders...
(Section 4) HighPoints: Making Use of Diversity.
☺ recognize advantages of having diverse leaders and
staff members.
☺ pra...
(Section 5) Establish and Maintain Authority – Summary.
☺ Women are to teach themselves how to establish
and maintain thei...
(Section 5) Establish and Maintain Authority – HighPoints.
 Understand Yourself as a (Woman) Leader.
 Build Communicatio...
(Section 5) HighPoints: Understand Yourself as a (Woman) Leader.
☺ recognize advantages of having a solid understanding
of...
(Section 5) HighPoints: Build Communication Better Skills.
☺ recognize benefits of building strong communication
skills.
☺...
(Section 5) HighPoints: Be Also Proactive.
☺ identify benefits of being proactive in one's career.
☺ acknowledge to yourse...
(Section 5) HighPoints: Use Your Authority Appropriately.
☺ recognize benefits of knowing how to use your authority
approp...
Leadership Skills for Women – Conclusion.
☺ At this point you should be able to be familiar with the following:


utilizi...
Thank you for your interest!

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  1. 1. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  2. 2. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  3. 3. Leadership Skills for Women Introductory concepts @ OxfordCambridge.Org all for free and free for all. The information gathered here is under KeyPoints format and may be use: - Either to give the reader an overview before deciding for a full scale study of the topic. - Or act as a guide for readers in expanding their knowledge on that given topic. Some recommendations, perhaps: - Identify each KeyPoint on which you feel a need to expand your knowledge, - Choose a good book or two and/or info from the Internet. - And then work towards gaining that knowledge. Please enjoy! Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  4. 4. Leadership Skills for Women – Introduction. ☺ While women have entered and successfully adapted to most industries, including traditionally male-dominated fields, they have yet to obtain equal representation in the upper ranks. ☺ There is no doubt that women are capable of being successful managers and executives, and many women are discovering that training is the real key to getting beyond the "glass ceiling." Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  5. 5. Aim of publication: To acquaint women, at all levels in the workplace, readers or learners to how to become players in the business world and make their careers work for them and become successful women business leaders. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  6. 6. Leadership Skills for Women - Learning Objectives. ☺ After developing the KeyPoints outlined in this publication, you should mainly be able to:  identify steps of learning to play the game of business.  apply strategies that advocate career advancement.  acknowledge the importance of displaying abilities to be a leader in business.  recognize the benefits of good mentoring relationships in building a career.  identify reasons women may have advantages over men in the changing business world.  select strategies that will help a professional make the right choices about her life and career.  identify techniques that help women in leadership gain greater influence in business.  recognize the importance of succeeding in reaching a leadership position as a woman.  consider advantages of having a solid understanding of oneself as a leader. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  7. 7. Leadership Skills for Women - Sections List.  (Section 1) Secrets of Female Leaders.  (Section 2) Building Your Support System.  (Section 3) Playing by the Rules.  (Section 4) The Paradigm Shift toward Women.  (Section 5) Establish and Maintain Authority. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  8. 8. Leadership Skills for Women – Summary. ☺ Women need to learn the unwritten rules of the business game and manipulate them to suit their needs. ☺ That's not to say the rules are different for men and women; merely, that some believe women haven't traditionally been taught the rules, and, therefore, have a disadvantage when playing the game. ☺ Understanding the unwritten rules of a corporate culture, emulating successful leaders, learning strategies to demonstrate confidence, advocating for yourself, overcoming stereotypes, finding a balance between life and work, and absorb proven leadership techniques to negotiate conflicts are all skills that any leader, including women, needs to understand. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  9. 9. (Section 1) Secrets of Female Leaders – Summary. ☺ Have you ever been tempted to unveil to yourself the secrets of women who have become successful business leaders? ☺ Now the time could be right, couldn’t it? ☺ Introduce yourself, from a woman viewpoint, how women become players in the business world and make their careers work for them. ☺ Discover some of the ways great female leaders handle themselves and gain even more professional power. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  10. 10. (Section 1) Secrets of Female Leaders – HighPoints.  Be Part of the Game.  Take Charge of Your Career.  Discover Own Abilities to Lead. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  11. 11. (Section 1) HighPoints: Be Part of the Game ☺ recognize benefits of understanding the unwritten rules of the game of business. ☺ identify steps of learning to play the game of business. ☺ list strategies for playing the game of business. ☺ consider ways that mentors can help women advance in their careers. ☺ distinguish people who can make up an effective professional network. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  12. 12. (Section 1) HighPoints: Take Charge of Your Career. ☺ recognize the importance of taking charge of your career. ☺ view strategies to become an advocate in advancing one's own career. ☺ apply strategies that advocate career advancement. ☺ select effective communication methods of successful leaders. ☺ identify ways to take smart risks in business. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  13. 13. (Section 1) HighPoints: Discover Own Abilities to Lead. ☺ recognize the importance of displaying abilities to be a leader in business. ☺ identify behaviours that leaders should exhibit. ☺ apply techniques to help you focus on your leadership skills. ☺ select ways to find balance between work and home. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  14. 14. (Section 2) Building Your Support System – Summary. ☺ Know that few can succeed in business without a support system. ☺ Therefore, it’s important to understand how mentoring relationships and networking can help women reach their professional goals. ☺ Women need, above all, to learn how businesses are developing and evolving today. ☺ Nevertheless, like men leaders, women also should focus on the importance of having a healthy balance between work and home. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  15. 15. (Section 2) Building Your Support System – HighPoints.  Benefits of Mentoring Relationships.  Importance of Networking.  Developments in Business.  Finding Balance Between Work and Home. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  16. 16. (Section 2) HighPoints: Benefits of Mentoring Relationships. ☺ recognize the benefits of good mentoring relationships in building a career. ☺ identify roles a mentor can play in a protégé’s career. ☺ know the steps to choose appropriate business mentors. ☺ list behaviors that will help build strong relationships with mentors. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  17. 17. (Section 2) HighPoints: Importance of Networking. ☺ recognize the importance of networking in moving a career forward. ☺ identify people who are crucial to a professional network. ☺ use appropriate networking strategies when required. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  18. 18. (Section 2) HighPoints: Developments in Business. ☺ recognize how recent developments in business benefit women. ☺ identify changes in business today that benefit women. ☺ consider reasons women may have advantages over men in the changing business world. ☺ relate to strategies that take advantage of gender diversity in business. ☺ refer to strategies to take advantage of the positive effects of gender diversity. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  19. 19. (Section 2) HighPoints: Finding Balance Between Work and Home. ☺ recognize the importance of finding a balance between work life and home life ☺ select strategies that will help professionals make the right choices about life and career. ☺ use correct strategies to make the best choices about life and career. ☺ determine how successful a female leader has been in keeping work life and home life separate. ☺ identify appropriate strategies for handling crises through the use of support system. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  20. 20. (Section 3) Playing by the Rules – Summary. ☺ Women ought to understand the basis of many traditional businesses founded by men. ☺ It will help them moving into leadership positions because every organization has some set of rules that must be understood to gain success. ☺ By doing so women get a basis for finding ways to change the rules as they become leaders. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  21. 21. (Section 3) Playing by the Rules – HighPoints  Learn the Rules.  Know How to Play.  Change the Rules. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  22. 22. (Section 3) HighPoints: Learn the Rules. ☺ recognize benefits of learning the rules of an organization. ☺ identify reasons many men seem to inherently understand the rules of business. ☺ select ways to deal effectively with the unwritten rules in a company. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  23. 23. (Section 3) HighPoints: Know How to Play. ☺ recognize why it's important to understand how to play the game of business. ☺ identify results of displaying confidence as a leader. ☺ apply techniques for taking new approaches to a job. ☺ select strategies for being assertive as business leader. ☺ use strategies for being assertive as a leader. ☺ select ways to let go of emotions while playing the game of business. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  24. 24. (Section 3) HighPoints: Change the Rules. ☺ recognize benefits of changing the rules of business. ☺ identify ways to gain support for changing the rules of business. ☺ identify methods for bending the rules in business. ☺ identify techniques that help women in leadership gain greater influence in business. ☺ apply techniques successfully for exerting influence in the business environment. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  25. 25. (Section 4) Paradigm Shift toward Women – Summary. ☺ Women are to recognize ways in leadership they can help companies adjust if they are among the first women leaders in their organizations. ☺ They will look at why more companies are continuing welcoming women into the ranks of leaders and how women can use their skills to reach top jobs. ☺ One should not forget to explore ways to make the company more accepting of women in leadership and how such leaders can benefit a company. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  26. 26. (Section 4) Paradigm Shift toward Women – HighPoints.  Growing Opportunities for Women to Lead.  Breaking through the Glass Ceiling.  Making Use of Diversity. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  27. 27. (Section 4) HighPoints: Growing Opportunities for Women to Lead. ☺ recognize the value of the paradigm shift toward more women leading in business. ☺ identify the global changes in business that have offered women more leadership opportunities. ☺ distinguish points of the cultural changes in corporations that provide more leadership opportunities for women. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  28. 28. (Section 4) HighPoints: Breaking through the Glass Ceiling. ☺ recognize the importance of succeeding in reaching a leadership position as a woman. ☺ identify the appropriate steps to take in creating an advancement plan to help her move forward in her career. ☺ pinpoint the techniques for successfully exhibiting selfconfidence as a leader. ☺ apply the steps necessary for successfully exhibiting selfconfidence as a leader in a role play. ☺ sequence the steps in the shared-vision process. ☺ apply the shared-vision process when required. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  29. 29. (Section 4) HighPoints: Making Use of Diversity. ☺ recognize advantages of having diverse leaders and staff members. ☺ practice targeting formerly underrepresented groups for products and services in the new marketing paradigm. ☺ predict whether a female business leader will be successful in convincing her company to make the marketing paradigm shift to include underrepresented groups. ☺ assess whether a female leader in a given business scenario is successful as a diversity advocate in her organization, based on all the strategies necessary for being a diversity advocate. ☺ match specific qualities of leadership with ways a woman can use these qualities outside the professional setting. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  30. 30. (Section 5) Establish and Maintain Authority – Summary. ☺ Women are to teach themselves how to establish and maintain their authority as leaders in their companies. ☺ Readers and learners need to go through selfassessment ideas to help them better understand their own abilities and styles. ☺ Women can also learn better communication skills and how to handle their authority appropriately in order to thrive. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  31. 31. (Section 5) Establish and Maintain Authority – HighPoints.  Understand Yourself as a (Woman) Leader.  Build Communication Better Skills.  Be Also Proactive.  Use Your Authority Appropriately. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  32. 32. (Section 5) HighPoints: Understand Yourself as a (Woman) Leader. ☺ recognize advantages of having a solid understanding of oneself as a leader. ☺ research different styles of leadership. ☺ identify specific leadership qualities that need cultivating in the workplace. ☺ acknowledge traits determining one's leadership potential. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  33. 33. (Section 5) HighPoints: Build Communication Better Skills. ☺ recognize benefits of building strong communication skills. ☺ select common self-defeating communication habits. ☺ sequence the steps to effective communication. ☺ apply the steps for effective communication in a business scenario. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  34. 34. (Section 5) HighPoints: Be Also Proactive. ☺ identify benefits of being proactive in one's career. ☺ acknowledge to yourself fears that female business leaders must overcome. ☺ apply strategies for successfully asserting oneself in the business environment. ☺ sequence the steps in the process for neutralizing conflict. ☺ apply the steps in the process for neutralizing conflict in the work environment. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  35. 35. (Section 5) HighPoints: Use Your Authority Appropriately. ☺ recognize benefits of knowing how to use your authority appropriately. ☺ assess whether a leader has successfully created a supportive environment. ☺ identify the steps a leader should take to delegate duties effectively. ☺ evaluate whether a female business leader has effectively delegated tasks to her staff. ☺ confirm whether a leader has set the stage for successful negotiations. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  36. 36. Leadership Skills for Women – Conclusion. ☺ At this point you should be able to be familiar with the following:  utilizing your mentor to help you advocate for yourself and others.  observing and understanding the unwritten rules.  overcoming fear and female stereotypes by valuing your unique experiences.  applying appropriate strategies for communicating effectively.  building personal relationships and networking.  acting like a leader by being confident and creating a supportive environment.  applying appropriate strategies to find a balance between work and home.  cultivating and practicing leadership skills (assertiveness, decisiveness, and supportiveness).  following appropriate steps of delegation.  practicing steps for negotiation.  making the best personal decisions. Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  37. 37. Thank you for your interest! Business Leadership Skills (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
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