MBA News Barbara Bierach, May 5th 2015 / 05-13-2015
With women being only 14.6 per cent of executive officers, 8.1 per cent of top earners, and 4.6 per cent of Fortune 500 CEOs, they are still not equally represented in the most senior leadership and executive roles in business. Laura Garnett, boss of the New York City-based career counselling firm Garnett Consulting, puts that down to what she and others call the Confidence Gap. According to research men are innately more confident than women in several areas. Women therefore need to overcome the most common confidence-killers traps men know how to avoid.