When a business hits crisis, particularly a large firm that has overstretched itself and been challenged by new entrants, commentators and investors typically call for two things: a restructure and a change in leadership.
One of the biggest challenges for organizations is speaking with a consistent and compelling voice. Silos abound, and even those enterprises that have a positioning platform find it difficult for it to take hold in their organization.
Just because you are self-employed and own a business, doesn't make you an entrepreneur. The difference between an entrepreneur and a business owner is the mindset of how you go about building your business.
Whatever the reasons, it remains difficult for many talented women to get a seat at the top table. It's now time to move from the "why" to the "how" and shift gears if we want to prosper and continue to grow.