Mistakes Men Make in the Workplace: Heather Zumarraga
My guest for Episode #52 of “the My Favorite Mistake” podcast is Heather Zumarraga, a work environment advisor, and President of Zuma Global LLC. She is a respected business commentator for channels including CNBC, Fox News, Fox Business News, and Newsmax — and she is now the author of the book The Man's Guide to Corporate Culture: A Practical Guide to the New Normal and Relating to Female Coworkers in the Modern Workplace.
In today's episode, Heather shares some reflections from her time working in the financial sector — why was she driven to be #1 in her role and what was the cost of that? We also talk a lot about workplace mistakes that men make… discussing topics such as:
- Is it a mistake to try to treat everybody equally — being “gender blind” versus recognizing gender?
- What are some mistakes that men make in attempts to be better allies?
- Mistakes that men make when hiring or leading women?
- Mistakes that men make working for women?
Having spent much of her career in testosterone-filled work environments, Heather wants to make sure that any male leader who wants to be part of the solution knows how to succeed and thrive in the inclusive modern workplace, as we go back to the office post-Covid. I think you'll enjoy the conversation.
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