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About EWF International

Female leaders are great for business, but they’re still not being promoted or funded on pace with their male peers. EWF International commits to helping change that. For over 20 years, EWF has provided peer advisory forums & leadership development programming for women at all career stages.

How to Successfully Build a Better Company Culture

The mindset of a post-pandemic workforce has changed. Today, company culture is a major deciding factor for America's job seekers. A 2022 study found that more than half of US workers consider resignation if the organizational culture falls short [1]. Every company needs core beliefs and values, and the culture it fosters becomes its personality. ...

By |2022-11-01T09:09:34-05:00November 20th, 2022|Blog, Executive & Senior Leaders, Leadership, Managing Teams|

What You Can Do to Ensure Executive Education Isn’t a Waste of Time & Money

Some company CEOs doubt the benefits of executive education (ExEd) programs. But where does this cynicism come from, and are they right to be skeptical? It's true; there are executive education programs that over-promise and underdeliver. They focus on lower-level managerial skills development, teaching what their highly-experienced and knowledgeable audience already know. But not all ...

Workplace Politics Tips for a New Leadership Role

New and emerging leaders often relish stepping into a new role. But despite assurance, the often-complex social structure of an office needs special attention. So how do new leaders fit in and navigate their way around workplace politics? The easiest way to settle into a new leadership role is to approach it with knowledge and ...

Getting Started with Leadership Succession Planning

Is a lack of leadership succession planning a recipe for disaster? Or, is the talent management process something best dealt with at the time of need? Can a pre-emptive plan help organizations prepare for and act when a critical member exits the organization? Leadership succession planning is a crucial part of business stability and growth. ...

By |2022-09-29T14:03:59-05:00September 25th, 2022|Blog, Leadership|

The 5 Most Common Mistakes Leaders Make

The best leaders and managers view workplace mistakes as learning opportunities, an experience that can be used to ensure fewer issues in the future. So, what can you do to reduce missteps and avoid the most common mistakes leaders make? First, recognize that everyone in a management position suffers the occasional misstep. To be flawless ...

By |2022-09-14T10:01:57-05:00September 14th, 2022|Blog, Leadership|

Skipping the Broken Rung and Overcoming the Gender Pay Gap

As women try to rise through the ranks, they are continuously met with significant, often unseen, barriers. But is it even possible to skip the so-called “broken rung” phenomenon and tackle gender disparity in corporate America? Fixing the “broken rung” is simple in theory but more challenging in practice. The first step is to acknowledge ...

By |2022-09-14T10:04:27-05:00August 10th, 2022|Blog, Uncategorized|

How to Make the Mid-Career Leadership Transition

Making the leap to a leadership position mid-career often entails a significant shift in daily routine and responsibilities. It also requires examining company goals and procedures through a completely different lens than that of an individual contributor. So what is the best approach when preparing for your mid-career leadership transition? People and businesses invest in ...

By |2022-09-14T10:05:32-05:00July 10th, 2022|Blog, Leadership|

7 Most Important Traits Great Leaders Share

Your leadership traits are the qualities that define your success. Do you know the critical traits and skills of an effective leader in 21st-century America? Moreover, how you can build on your existing key leadership qualities and join the ranks of the best leaders? All great leaders are self-confident. Of course, leadership styles vary depending ...

By |2022-09-14T10:05:42-05:00June 29th, 2022|Blog, Leadership|
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