It was a privilege to be asked to share my thoughts on women in sales roles in this years International Women’s Day edition of Top Sales World Magazine, gracing the pages with some wonderful colleagues such as Tiffani Bova and Jill Konrath.
It’s also a time to reflect on what the day actually stands for – outside our default celebration of the suffragettes or those who have voiced their views, run their races and remained on buses.
With a 2017 global theme of #BeBoldForChange, International Women’s Day is a reminder of a more inclusive, gender equal world. First recognized as far back as 1909, it was a pivotal moment for women, especially when, years later in 1975, the women of Iceland went on strike for improved conditions and as a result, paved the way for the first female president in the world.
As a female leader in sales today, sitting alongside many other women at home and overseas who have also taken