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26th Jun, 2017

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June 26, 2017

BNN chats with the co-authors of the new book, “Results at the Top: Using Gender Intelligence to Create Breakthrough Growth,” Barbara Annis, founder and CEO of the Gender Intelligence Group and Richard Nesbitt, CEO of the Global Risk Institute and former CEO of the TSX Group. They discuss the challenges that remain…

25th May, 2016

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Mansplaining defined: “to explain something to someone, typically a man to a woman, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing.”

The term has been getting renewed attention over the last week, after the social impact news site ATTN: released a video showing examples from the media of ‘Mansplaining’. The video makes some…

11th Feb, 2016

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The survey recently released by Elephant in the Valley grabbed the headlines quickly with its shocking numbers:

  • 60% of women in tech reported unwanted sexual behaviours
  • 39% of those harassed did nothing because they thought it would negatively impact their career
  • 87% received demeaning comments from male colleagues
  • 47% were asked to do lower-level tasks that male…

25th Jul, 2015

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Article courtesy of Maria Shriver and NBC News.

As a gender intelligence® expert, Barbara Annis has conducted thousands of workshops on how men and women interact, why they often misinterpret each other, and what they need to know to better understand and value each other’s differences.

As part of that work, women often discover that the…

18th Jun, 2015

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Article courtesy of NBC News and The Maria Shriver Project

Negotiation is a skill that can take years to master, and for women it can be especially tricky, not because their ability is a factor but because their likability is a factor. For all the advice women have been given to step up, ask for…

4th May, 2015

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Article courtesy of NBC News and Maria Shriver

From their body language, to their word choice, and even the frequency of their smiles, working women hear a constant and often contradictory chorus about all the ways they should be behaving if they want to make their way to the corner office.

The broader message to women…

24th Apr, 2015

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Article courtesy of Maria Shriver and NBC News.

As the CEO and founder of her own business consultancy, Barbara Annis has spent nearly three decades helping businesses worldwide understand that having women at the table is not just about issuing press releases and meeting quotas set by H.R., but is a bottom-line, business imperative.

A pioneer…

20th Oct, 2014

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Interview courtesy of NBC News and The Maria Shriver Project

Over the course of the summer, the tech industry titans released their diversity statistics, and the gender gap in the numbers was stark. At Google, Apple, and Facebook, women account for less than a third of the workforce, and the tally for women in leadership…

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