When the FTSE 100 has only four female chief executives there’s a question that has to be asked: Why are more women not pushing themselves forward for more senior roles?
My work as a corporate coach suggests the answer is primarily a lack of confidence.
These days it’s much less about men seeking to keep them out – though this can of course still happen.
Many women who want to become leaders and take on senior roles in politics or business clearly need a boost of confidence to break through invisible barriers and shatter the glass ceiling. CONTINUE READING…