"Building gender-diverse leadership teams isn't a cause to be supported - it's a business strategy to be leveraged," says Helene Lollis, President and CEO of Pathbuilders.
Pathbuilders, Inc. President and CEO Helene Lollis appeared on biz1190's The Dana Barrett Show to discuss Gender Dynamics.
Companies with mentoring programs report higher employee satisfaction, increased loyalty, and lower turnover.
Pathbuilders’ research indicates that there are four distinct stages in a professional’s career. In this episode of Atlanta Business Impact Radio with Veanne Smith, Helene Lollis from Pathbuilders talks about the value of mentorship and how to successfully mentor women throughout the four distinct stages of their careers. Click to listen to Helene's segment.
Asking for help the right way can be a catalyst for continuous personal and professional development. In this article from Forbes magazine, Helene Lollis, president and CEO of Pathbuilders, is quoted as saying, “Questions that are too open-ended will rarely net you ideas for specific actions and could cause you to appear unfocused. Questions that cause managers to think will not only lead to great insight but will position you as someone driven to contribute and succeed.”
Companies with mentoring programs report higher employee satisfaction, increased loyalty and lower turnover. Mentees and mentors perform better, earning more promotions and salary increases over time. Mentoring can also be a key element of a successful leadership development strategy, helping to build a pipeline of high-performing leaders.
Profiles in Diversity Journal honored Helene Lollis, president of Pathbuilders, with a 2015 Women Worth Watching award. The award recognizes executives nationwide who are supporting the career advancement of women and sharing their positive influence both inside and outside the workplace.
"If you think you are not playing office politics, you are — but you are probably losing,” Helene Lollis, partner and president of Pathbuilders, told more than 300 Network of Executive Women members at the NEW Atlanta spring learning event, June 3, 2014 at Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Lollis offered her advice for successfully navigating a career from first assignment to visionary leadership and moderated a discussion with panelists Cindy Elliott, vice president of global strategic sourcing at The Clorox Company; Dawn Kirk, vice president of sales and operations, east region for The Coca-Cola Company; Peggy Prescott, senior director of labor relations at The Kroger Co.; and Jennifer Wallace, national accounts specialist at Georgia-Pacific. View and share photos on Facebook NEW Atlanta event video Prescott spoke about the challenges of being one of the few women in her field and how she has worked to gain acceptance and cooperation. Elliott encouraged attendees to "take that path that makes you feel afraid” and emphasizing the importance of fully understanding the business. "Know what you want to be [...]