Description: When Lisa Parker was new to corporate coaching, a senior-level colleague she respected brought her in as his No. 2 for a series of training seminars. Time and time again, he introduced her as smart, capable and beautiful. “I was so uncomfortable,” she said. “The first time it happened I remember standing there waiting to take the front of the room and thinking, ‘Oh my gosh, I can’t believe he just said that.'”
Date: Apr 20, 2013
Questions for Discussions:
- Summarize the managerial concerns related to this issue.
- What is the advice directed at management and employees?
- Do you think men and women perceive this issue differently?
- How can management mitigate problems?