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Sally Helgesen is the author of seven books on leadership, most recently How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job, coauthored with Marshall Goldsmith. She delivers workshops and keynote addresses around the world and has been a contributor to s+b since 2005. 

All articles by Sally Helgesen

The Organization Man and Woman

October 10, 2016
A look back at a classic study of 1950s-era corporate culture sheds light on how companies can make the workplace more hospitable to strivers of all genders.
by Sally Helgesen

Say It Loud

May 3, 2016
Are women hindered in advancing up the career ladder because they don’t articulate their desire and expectations for promotion?
by Sally Helgesen

The Farewell Address

July 14, 2015
Ignoring a colleague’s moving-on announcement isn’t just bad etiquette. It’s unprofessional and reflects poorly on your people skills.
by Sally Helgesen

Papal Pull

June 24, 2015
Pope Francis’s efforts to transform the Catholic Church show how those at the top can grapple with a bureaucracy while exemplifying spiritual leadership.
by Sally Helgesen

Thinking Out Loud

May 19, 2015
A high-profile Silicon Valley sex discrimination trial hinged in part on a thorny question: What is thought leadership?
by Sally Helgesen

Feminine Values Ascending

August 27, 2013
A review of The Athena Doctrine: How Women (and the Men Who Think Like Them) Will Rule the Future, by John Gerzema and Michael D’Antonio
by Sally Helgesen

The Dance of Power

November 28, 2007
Richard Strozzi-Heckler teaches military and business decision makers how to build the muscle and fluency of leadership.
by Sally Helgesen

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