How to signal that you're ready to take on more leadership at work

  • There are two ways to look at issues of diversity. Clearly the most important is to think about it from an institutional perspective. What can a company do to break down barriers and stereotypes?
  • But until that day comes, if you are a member of an underrepresented group, it's important to convey in a variety of ways that you have executive presence.
  • Members of underrepresented groups need to know what these signals are and then decide about whether they're going to use them, and in what capacity.