Communicating and Leading As a Woman - An Interview with HBR's Sarah Green Carmichael

Episode 22 · August 18th, 2016 · 29 mins 29 secs

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Guest: Sarah Green Carmichael, Senior Editor at the Harvard Business Review, Host of the HBR Ideacast
General Topic: Leading and Communicating as a Woman in Business

Introduction to Sarah and her work (0:45)
Experiences where gender was front and center (1:37)
Speaking authoritatively (3:22)
Reactions to Hillary Clinton (6:09)
What has surprised Sarah (7:46)
What women can uniquely bring (10:50)
Leading large organizations (14:03)
Female leaders that Sarah admires (15:24)
Opportunities for women leaders (16:32)
Advice for male colleagues (19:04)
Mentoring female employees (21:15)
Words of encouragement (23:21)
Favorite and most challenging communication experiences (25:00)
Impactful communicators in Sarah’s life (26:22)
Book recommendations (27:00)
How to follow Sarah (27:54)

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Next Episode arrives September 1, 2016!
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