Must-Reads for Executive Women and Men in the Global Marketplace

The Eurasia Group’s  Top Risks 2018: The Geopolitical Depression report takes a region by region approach delivered in an accessible format and style. Topics include: China loves a vacuum, Accidents, Global tech cold war, Mexico, US-Iran relations, The erosion of institutions, Protectionism 2.0, United Kingdom, Identity politics in southern Asia, Africa’s security and Red herrings.

The National Intelligence Council’s  2017 Global Trends Paradox of Progress is a must-read for any executive whose company operates in the global marketplace. The report’s depth and breadth covers economic, political, social, technological, and cultural forces. Read The Future Summarized and Global Trends and Key Implications Through 2035, or do a deep dive into 200 pages that aid in understanding complex, interrelated trends.

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Articles for Executive Women from Beth Hand

Here are select articles offering perspectives, mindsets and proven practices to strengthen your leadership abilities. You can find more articles in the Written by Hand archives or click here to subscribe. Please note after publishing monthly since 2004, we’ve changed the frequency to “spontaneously inspired.”

Other Thought-Provoking, Useful Articles for Women

  • “The Confidence Gap” This is the well-written The Atlantic article by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman on the differences between men and women’s confidence levels.
  • “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All” Anne-Marie Slaughter, former Director of Policy Planning under U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, wrote this powerful The Atlantic article challenging the notion women can have it all within the current systems. She addresses half-truths that it’s possible to have it all if you are “just committed enough, marry the right person or sequence it right.” Slaughter acknowledges current reality while noting needed changes for women and for men to have more integrated, successful lives.
  • “How These Female High-Tech Company Employees Fought for Gender Equality” In this Forbes article, MeiMei Fox does a fantastic job showing how women can start where they are, wherever they are in their company to influence and shape a more inclusive, gender-friendly culture.

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