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Women at the Workplace: Let’s Get Our Houses in Order First

After witnessing some life-changing developments in my personal and professional life recently, I began to reflect more deeply on the issues women face in the workplace and in the home. I became a first-time father last year as my working wife gave birth to the newest member of a traditional, North Indian joint business family.
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10 Strategies for Career Success

I worked for seven years as an attorney in New York before joining ISB. At ISB, I discovered a passion for organisational development (OD) and change management and switched careers to work in talent management. In 2016, I co-founded TalentStrat, a talent management consulting firm in Singapore focussing on learning and development. I regularly coach executives and conduct workshops in both corporate and academic settings.
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Manage Your Arcs: 5Cs for Women to Attain C-suite Status

I got a call last Sunday evening from my friend, who hesitantly said, “Do you know Sathya quit her job, eight months after her child was born?” Isn’t such news familiar — women quitting their careers immediately after marriage or childbirth or even later in their career? With due respect to homemakers, haven’t times changed to where women can balance family and career? Though the Sustainable Development Goal #5 set by the United Nations is to achieve gender equality and empower all women, in BSE 500 companies, only 3%1 of CEOs are women. Why?
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