Do women lead a certain way? According to Sharon Hadary and Laura Henderson, authors of How Women Lead: The 8 Essential Strategies Successful Women Know, there are fundamental differences between women and men business leaders. Inc.com asked Hadary and Henderson the secrets of successful women’s leadership styles. Madame Noire asked a group of powerful female executives to reveal theirs as well.
Own Your Destiny–and Judge Yourself Only by Your Own Metrics
Hadary and Henderson found in their research that women who achieve most are also women who define success in their own terms. And that they aim high. “Women should think of their businesses as a $1 million business from Day One,” says Henderson. “This drives how they structure the business, the decisions they make, and the way they present themselves and the business.”