Gravitas is one of those leadership qualities that can be hard to quantify. In this interview Antoinette Dale Henderson shares her research on gravitas, including its internal and external attributes as well as how to gain instant gravitas through the ‘power pause’.
Where are all the women leaders? Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, offers some of the best advice on the subject. We’ve all heard about mentoring, networking, company diversity programs, as well as changes in attitude about how and where work gets done. These are all important initiatives, but they alone are not enough to break the stubbornly low representation of women in the upper echelons of government and business.