Sector News

Break the Mould – Paving a Different Path to Leadership

July 8, 2016
Borderless Leadership

On October 5th, 2016, Borderless Consultants Rosalie Harrison and June Nilsson will present at a dynamic Women in Leadership Forum held during the CPhI Congress in Barcelona, the world’s largest congress for global suppliers to the pharmaceutical industry.  The advancement of women into executive leadership ranks is one of the top business priorities in the workplace today. In fact, Women in Leadership is being touted as one of the disruptive forces facing traditional concepts of business, along with Technology and Big Data.

In the countdown to the forum, which is designed to promote and empower women executives within the pharma industry and deliver practical advice for leadership progression, Borderless will be suggesting a weekly ‘pre-read,’ and a summer reading list, which should be thought provoking and inspiring whether you are able to attend or not. Pre-read articles are sourced globally and designed to explore recent research, themes and thoughts on the issue of women in leadership today.

Can’t attend CPhI this year?  Let us know if you’d like to discuss these issues further in an alternative forum:

This Week’s Read:  What’s Holding Women Back?

 Bonus summer reading:

  • Necessary Dreams: Ambition in Women’s Changing Lives by Anna Fels
  • The Politics of Promotion by Bonnie Marcus
  • The Confidence Code by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman
  • Lean-In by Sheryl Sandberg
  • Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office by Lois P. Frankel
  • Overwhelmed by Brigid Schulte
  • Unfinished Business, Anne-Marie Slaughter

Don’t forget to let us know what you think via Twitter @borderlessexec #WomeninLeadership

comments closed

Related News

May 15, 2022

Why the ‘4 + 1’ workweek is inevitable

Borderless Leadership

There’s been a lot of buzz about a 4-day workweek. But it will be the ‘4 + 1’ workweek that ultimately wins out: 4 days of “work” and 1 day of “learning.” Several forces are converging in a way that point toward the inevitability of this workplace future.

May 7, 2022

Managers, what are you doing about change exhaustion?

Borderless Leadership

How can leaders help their teams combat change exhaustion — or step out of its clutches? Too often, organizations simply encourage their employees to be resilient, placing the burden of finding ways to feel better solely on individuals. Leaders need to recognize that change exhaustion is not an individual issue, but a collective one that needs to be addressed at the team or organization level.

April 30, 2022

Research: How to power through boring tasks

Borderless Leadership

In this article, the author describes how a concept called tangential immersion can help anyone persevere in a boring task: Through a series of studies with more than 2,000 participants, she and her coauthors found that people often quit boring tasks prematurely because they don’t take up enough of their attention to keep them engaged.