According to the report, “Changing the Narrative: Women as Negotiators and Leaders, “There is powerful evidence that women continue to struggle in their careers relative to men, both in their pursuit of senior leadership positions and of equal pay.” That’s why a lot of women are choosing entrepreneurship and business ownership: to avoid an obstacle that seemingly won’t go away and to take control of their careers.
Why is there so much that remains misunderstood about the challenges women face and why the negative stereotypes? More specifically, why is there the persistent view that women are innately poor advocates for themselves? When:
In fact, women possess unique advantages as [global] negotiators, including greater cooperativeness and stronger ethics. But often those strengths are overlooked or severely undervalued.
To learn more about practical strategies for managers and negotiators of both genders to close the performance gaps and to discover what it means to be a successful global negotiator, click here.
wegg® educates women on how to take their business global and in one of our most recent wegginars® we talk about the importance of negotiating a good foreign distributor agreement. Strong negotiation skills can be the difference between closing a business deal and losing it. Learn more about wegg’s monthly educational wegginars here.
JOIN us for our morning wegg™ workshop on September 12th and hosted by Bank of America (135 S. LaSalle Street, 44th Floor). Julie Smolyansky, President and CEO, Lifeway Foods, will present “Follow Your Gut,” covering:
- How global factors influence company values and mission
- Why we should empower women entrepreneurs around the world
- How to channel inspiration from travel experiences into marketing initiatives
Tickets $40 ($20 for students); includes Continental Breakfast. To learn more and to register, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weggtm-workshop-follow-your-gut-presented-by-julie-smolyansky-tickets-48655708534