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Women in Leadership



A comprehensive training powerpoint that covers women leaders in todays workplace

A comprehensive training powerpoint that covers women leaders in todays workplace



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  • Full time weekly earning <br /> http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2012/ted_20121123.htm <br />
  • Note how Black and African American women and Hispanic women do better than women as a whole <br /> Chart represents full time wage and salary <br />
  • http://www.womensbusinessresearchcenter.org/research/keyfacts/ <br />
  • If you think you have to do everything yourself you limit your vision to what you’re capable of doing,” Nell Merlino <br />
  • If you think you have to do everything yourself you limit your vision to what you’re capable of doing,” Nell Merlino <br />

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  • Women in Leadership Carole Greenfield Star Dargin Sample
  • Some Women Leaders (4 of 4)  What do they have in common?  How do they differ?  How do they inspire you? www.readysetpresent.com Page 2
  • USA Workplace Statistics www.readysetpresent.com Page 3
  • USA Workplace Statistics  Women earn less than men  Women have a higher level of education than men  Women participate almost equally in the workforce as men  Women-owned businesses are thriving  Very few women are at the top of F500 companies www.readysetpresent.com Page 4
  • Women’s Earning (1 of 4)  Average women earn 81 cents for every dollar a man earns – Varies by age, race, and occupation  Women = 47% of Workforce – 73% fulltime, 27% part time  Dramatic increase – 1950’s 30% – Today 47% www.readysetpresent.com Page 5 Source: Bureau of Labor and Statistics
  • Women’s Earning: Age (2 of 4) www.readysetpresent.com Page 6 Source: Bureau of Labor and Statistics
  • Women’s Earning: Race (3 of 4) www.readysetpresent.com Page 7 Source: Bureau of Labor and Statistics
  • Women’s Earning Occupation (4 of 4) www.readysetpresent.com Page 8 Women’s pay as a % of men’s pay Source: Bureau of Labor and Statistics
  • USA Women Owned Businesses  10.1 million firms are owned by women  Employ more than 13 million people  Employ 35% more people than ALL Fortune 500 companies combined www.readysetpresent.com Page 9
  • USA Women Owned Businesses  Generate $1.9 trillion in sales as of 2008  1.9 million firms are majority-owned by women of color in the U.S.  40% of all privately held firms. www.readysetpresent.com Page 10
  • Pink Collar  Work considered to be stereotypically “women’s” work – Teachers, servers, nurses – Traditionally less pay  Pink Ghetto – an industry dominated by women  Glass Ceiling – The highest level of achievement a woman can reach on a corporate ladder www.readysetpresent.com Page 11
  • Employment of Women by Industry www.readysetpresent.com Page 12 Source: Bureau of Labor and Statistics
  • Dream/Plan/Act Big vs. Plan/Act Small Eagle vs. Chicken www.readysetpresent.com Page 13
  • Plan Big vs. Plan Small Eagle vs. Chicken (1 of 9)  Eagle = Dream/act big – Vision – Look at the large picture – See the forest for the trees – Strategic – See the results not just the obstacles – Use others to help achieve goals – Dare to soar like an eagle www.readysetpresent.com Page 14
  • Plan Big vs. Plan Small Eagle vs. Chicken (2 of 9)  Eagle: Risks/Benefits  Achieve great change  Harder to do and accomplish  Visible – High potential for achievement – High potential for failure www.readysetpresent.com Page 15
  • Plan Big vs. Plan Small Eagle vs. Chicken (5 of 9)  Chicken: Risks/Benefits  Safer  Comfortable  Less visible  Less change  Less responsibility  Easier to understand  Smaller sphere of influence www.readysetpresent.com Page 16
  • Delegates vs. Never Delegates www.readysetpresent.com Page 17
  • Delegates vs. Never Delegates (1 of 10)  Delegation is a key principal of Leadership  Women don’t delegate because: – Do not use or recognize their authority – Keep control/Fear of letting go – Easier to do it themselves www.readysetpresent.com Page 18
  • Cares for Self vs. Cares for Others (5 of 10)  Women are HIGH risk for martyr model – Often caregivers for • Children • Elderly parents • Sick/disabled friends/relatives – Women report stress does not come from work, but lack of support at home • Sharing of household responsibilities on average correlates to woman’s income – Possible ambivalence about working outside home www.readysetpresent.com Page 19
  • What Does Being a Women Leader Mean (2 of 2)  You know who has succeed and why.  You know which assets and liabilities, skills, attributes, traits that you need to be a successful women leader.  You know what the gaps are and how to fill them. www.readysetpresent.com Page 20
  • www.readysetpresent.com Page 21 Download “Women in Leadership” PowerPoint presentation at ReadySetPresent.com Slides include: Definition/s of a leader ~ Learning objectives of this presentation ~ Etymology of Women in Leadership ~ 10 slides on female leaders ~ 21 slides on USA workplace statistics ~ 32 slides on women’s communication style ~ 18 slides on the six weapons of influence for persuasion ~ 9 slides on planning big vs. planning small ~ 14 slides on balancing relationship-building with doing the job ~ 15 slides on the pros and cons of asking for help vs. working alone ~ 8 slides on teamwork vs. individual strength ~ 11 slides on speaking up ~ 19 slides on confidence ~ 16 slides on negotiating for and promoting oneself ~ 10 slides on delegation ~ 14 slides on networking ~ 17 slides on the benefits of having a mentor ~ 4 slides on telling vs. asking ~ A summary of what was learned ~ Examples of women in leadership ~ 12 action steps and much more Royalty Free - Use Them Over and Over Again. Now: more content, graphics, and diagrams