How do we get more women in top leadership positions?

Written by admin on March 10, 2018

The white Dutch man and Rivella

On international women's day you can't get the question around how we are going to get that there are many more women in (top) leadership positions to occupy.

With pleasure and some discomfort, I was 5 hours on this morning for a richly invested with breakfast at the Grand Hotel in Amsterdam. Together with other prominent and talented women (and a few brave men) we were challenged to get over this issue to think and take action.

Between the excellent and thought-provoking guidance of Princess Laurentien we went to the table in dialogue about what is in the manifest should come. I was especially triggered by her question: What are going to be in the white (psychological) brain of a (top) man/supervisor that makes it so hard for women to admit to their team (domain)?

Rivella, een beetje vreemd maar wel lekker

There was a brave man at our table, between eight eloquent women who dared a small glimpse in his psychological brain. By myself also somewhat bare, I shared a my ervaringsblik that it is difficult for men to cope with the intensity and emotions that women can carry. In any form he said this. During his military service ‘had to’ he ‘ also with a number of women in his platoon work. That women were not as easy as the men, but added, however, diversity and sharpness, and so, eventually, more success to their team performance. In the beginning it was a little strange that women with their different looking and different acting, but ultimately quite tasty;)

You can't be what you can't see.

We are all agreed that more women in top leadership positions is not of itself going and a hard push in the back in the form of a quota. You can't be what you can't see. Only when women more women in more senior (top) positions, they dare to be what they are not.

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You can't be what you can't see. Only when women more women in more senior (top) positions, they dare to be what they are not.

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