We all need to do our part in removing gender bias from the workplace. I truly believe this will result in more women becoming leaders and financial services and great advisors.
“When women fail to achieve career goals, leaders are prone to attribute it to a lack of self-confidence. And when women demonstrate high levels of confidence through behaviors, such as being extroverted or assertive, they risk overdoing it and, ironically, being perceived as lacking confidence. No matter the outcome, women’s lack of career progression is blamed on them, an attack they share with other underrepresented groups. This leads women to beat themselves up, which can weaken self-esteem and, in a downward spiral, further erode self-perceptions of confidence.” – Juliet Bourke & Darren T.Baker
To read the full article, follow the link below: