The evidence shows that when men are deliberately engaged in gender inclusion programs, 96% of organizations see progress, but too many organizations still miss the mark on gender equity efforts by focusing gender initiatives solely on changing women — from the way they network to the way the lead.
Consultant Chuck Shelton reminds men that listening to women’s voices in a way that inspires trust and respect is a fundamental relationship promise you must make, and then keep, with women who invite you to participate around equity. Generous, world-class listening requires focus, sincerity, empathy, refusal to interrupt, and genuine valuing of both her experience and her willingness to share it with you.
Read the article at Harvard Business Review.
GM's Marketplace is an in-dash, free-to-use system that communicates directly with merchants, enabling a driver or passengers to order and pay for a variety of products and services without a cellphone.
“Marketplace allows drivers to do in their car what they might previously have done on their phone,” Rick Ruskin, a General Motors executive leading the connected customer experience said. “It’s much safer than a phone in one hand and the steering wheel in the other.”
Read the article at The New York Times.
They’re all the same, but different, speakers say
By Mark Boada, Executive Editor
Fleet managers around the world share many of the same frustrations, but at last week’s AFLA 2018 Corporate Fleet conference, a panel of fleet management association leaders from three different countries, while agreeing on that sameness, pointed to some marked differences in conditions in each of them.
READ MORE for highlights of the presentations made by each of the speakers during the conference’s session “Understanding the Global Fleet Market.”
AFLA just announced its Mini-MBA Program, which is happening in August of 2019 at Bentley University, just outside of Boston.
As part of FMW’s new Women in Fleet Management video series, Diana Holland from Merchants Fleet Management shares how she got into fleet, and how perseverance and mentoring played an important role in getting her to where she is today.