When Women Leaders Leave, the Losses Multiply

When Women Leaders Leave, the Losses Multiply

Harvard Business Review

Potential Project conducted a multi-year study of leaders and employees from approximately 5,000 companies in close to 100 countries. We wanted to learn how leaders do the hard things that come with their top jobs while still remaining good human beings. We distilled the analysis into two key traits: wisdom, the courage to do what needs to be done, even when it is difficult; and compassion, the care and empathy shown towards others, combined with the intention to support and help. Both traits are important, but when they are combined, there is an exponentially higher impact on important metrics.

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Hougaard, R., Carter, J. & Afto, M. (2022). When women leaders leave, the losses multiply. Harvard Business Review.