The glass cliff is a form of discrimination in which women are more likely to be promoted or hired into leadership roles during times of crisis — when the odds of failure are higher.
Gender balance programs deal effectively with a certain amount of inequality. However, they often do not manage to transform mindsets or culture. Leadership power dynamics and gender biases affect how we evaluate leadership and gender.
Diversity and inclusion is a hot topic on corporate agendas, but despite the best efforts of employers, a large group of women are feeling left out. When it comes to leadership training, employers are still pressuring women to conform to one profile.
Trainers have an enormous role to play in shifting employees’ mindset and are central to helping employees move from fear and resistance to adaptation. When it comes to supporting gender inclusivity, trainers play a particularly important role.