Advocate for for women
When you see someone interrupting, appropriating or misdirecting a question, call it out with simple, kind statements like this:
“I think you agree with the point that Ana made earlier in the meeting.”
“Hey, I’d like to hear Emma finish her thought.”
“She’s the expert; let’s ask her.”
…e processes that enable scale. At times this comes only after a crisis that provides a wakeup call. As a startup scales into a company, founders and the board need to realize that the most important transitions are not about systems, buildings or hardware. They’re about the company’s most valuable asset — its employees.