The Top 10 Challenges of Women Leaders

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What are the real challenges women leaders in business face? It's not the glass ceiling or taking a hiatus to have children. It's all about the traps we allow ourselves to fall into. Read this insightful post and see which ones you may be falling prey to and how to break free.

3. Mid level managers & executives often fall into the trap of ‘mama bear’ management: saving people vs. developing people

8/10 execs fall into this trap.

Through struggle, the greatest development occurs. This is hard for female managers to watch. Their instinct is to swoop in and save, versus teaching agency.

Beware of the powerful impulse to be parental in your management. As a manager, it is not your job to guard, defend and protect.

Read the full post The Top 10 Challenges for Female Business Leaders: My Interview with Evolutionary Carmen Voilleque on Legacy Builder Coaching, LLC.

Top 10 challenges of women leaders

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