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John Gerzema

The Solution to Achieving Gender Diversity: Value Yin AND Yang

Caroline Turner | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Caroline Turner

When asked why women do not make it to the top of business proportionally, most people think first of their role in the family, a real and important issue.

Women on Boards: Beyond Gender to Leadership

John Gerzema | Posted 04.16.2014 | Women
John Gerzema

In an open, social and interdependent economy, the skills and competencies required for leading are changing. In other words, this is more about leadership style -- the skills and competencies that corporate America rewards -- as opposed to gender.

Can We All Just Start Thinking Like Women?

Christine Page, MD | Posted 10.06.2013 | Women
Christine Page, MD

As women have fought to be part of a man's world over the past few decades, they have often been required to suppress their feminine nature to make room for masculine traits.

The 'Feminine' Traits Leaders Should Embrace

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.06.2013 | Women

What makes a good leader? According to a story in the June 2013 issue of Inc. magazine, it's not about being dominant or assertive. Instead, other ...

Vision: How Do Women Leaders Communicate It?

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business
Kay Koplovitz

Common wisdom holds that any good leader must be a visionary: without vision, a company won't know where it is going or how to get there.

Why Femininity Will Be the Operating System of the 21st Century

Monique Svazlian, CPCC | Posted 06.19.2013 | Women
Monique Svazlian, CPCC

The essence of a modern leader is inherently feminine; a more expressive type of leader who shares their feelings and emotions more openly and honestly. This is in direct contrast to what we find in traditional power systems today.

'The Operating System of the 21st Century': John Gerzema on Femininity and The Athena Doctrine

Laura Cococcia | Posted 06.10.2013 | Books
Laura Cococcia

Athena's broad range of qualities and skills are a symbol and namesake for best-selling author John Gerzema and Michael D'Antonio's new book, The Athena Doctrine: How Women (and the men who think like them) Will Rule The Future. A more apt title would be hard to find.

Feminine Traits Are the Operating System of the 21st Century

John Gerzema | Posted 05.19.2013 | Impact
John Gerzema

My collaborator and co-author Michael D'Antonio and I travelled the world and conducted personal interviews with global political and business leaders as well as NGOs and start-ups to find out how these traits can be applied in real world situations.

Reimagining Leadership

Jane Shure | Posted 02.06.2013 | Women
Jane Shure

The time is now for women's natural collaborative leadership style to be valued. As the 21st Century unfolds, the challenge is on for women to value our differences, raise our voices, be our authentic selves and dare to lead.