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Women and Workplace Respect: The Challenge for Corporate Leaders

How do we achieve a better working world that is more inclusive and gender equal? Columnist Gael O’Brien says the answer is ultimately connected to how respect shows up in a company’s culture: “Without the cornerstones of respect and safety – integral to leadership responsibility – progress toward a better working world will be two steps forward and five back.”

“You Can’t Handle the Truth!” Well, Actually, We Can…

Columnist Gael O’Brien says a line made famous by Jack Nicholson in the film “A Few Good Men” underestimates our capacity to deal with the truth. “The fact is that we can – we just aren’t given a chance often enough to prove it,” she writes. “Figuring out how leaders and institutions can sustain transparency offers far better long-term results than where we find ourselves now.”