Untapped Value for Utah Companies and Organizations

Utah companies and organizations that are searching for practices to improve performance will find untapped potential in attracting, retaining, promoting and empowering women within their organizations. Research demonstrates there are a host of benefits and strengths that accompany having women in management and leadership roles. But it’s not unusual in Utah or beyond for managers […]

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The Benefits of Women in Leadership

Did you know that engaging women in leadership positions provides a host of benefits to companies and organizations? Research points to a variety of benefits and advantages that come to companies and organizations when they include women in leadership. Research also shows that most managers and top leadership teams do not fully realize the value […]

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You Were Born to Lead

Sheri Dew addressed an audience of thousands of Utah women of all ages at UVU on Wednesday for the final event in the Utah Women & Leadership Project Speaker and Dialogue Series this year. Her message was insightful and as always personable and pointed. “What do I know about leadership?” she asked. “It’s hard and […]

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New Study Says Lack of Confidence is a Barrier

What keeps women in Utah from becoming more engaged and developing their capacity for leadership, both formal and informal? Confidence is at least part of the answer, according to 60 women, most of them leaders, who responded to a LinkedIn post asking the question. This internal barrier is a powerful one, and one that we […]

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Remembering Deedee Corradini

Leaders become more real to us when we get to know them. Two women (Lisa Watts Baskin and Sheryl Allen) who knew and worked with Deedee Corradini share their perspectives and what they learned from her. From Lisa Watts Baskin When I first heard of Deedee Corradini, circa 1988, Zions Bank President Ron Hanson had […]

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Developing Leadership: From the Life of Governor Olene Walker

Excerpts from a chapter about Governor Olene Walker in Developing Leadership: Learning from the Experiences of Women Governors Developing leadership is a lifelong journey, one in which we grow sometimes incrementally and sometimes by leaps and bounds. Other people are an important part of that journey. Mentors, role models, and friends help shape our ideas […]

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The Confidence Crisis for Women & Girls

Part of the Speaker & Dialogue Series By Dr. Susan R. Madsen Confidence is the ingredient that separates those who imagine from those who accomplish. It’s an important part of personal happiness, success and fulfillment. It is a sense that one can try new things, overcome hurdles, and master hard things. It is self-esteem that says […]

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What Women Bring to Leadership

What do women bring to leadership? It’s the topic of extensive research, discussion, and interesting new insights. Studies show that organizational climates benefit from women serving in management and leadership. Organizational climates that are open to and appreciate the benefits of diversity find that employees are happier and more likely to stay. Women tend to […]

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