Entrepreneur Article by Jessica Higgins
Jessica Higgins is proud and grateful to be the featured guest author in Entrepreneur.com
Read her article HERE that is excerpted for you below.
How to Finally Stop Sexual Harassment at Work
Whether it's in the White House, the board room or any company in America, sexual harassment is the dark reality that has faced us forever as women. We are just now feeling permission to discuss the issue. Men, it's real. Please don't minimize it. Here's one compelling reason:
Sexual harassment is costing your business a lot.
Forget the human side for a second and focus on the economic gains. If your workforce were created, trained, promoted and treated equally, your workforce engagement and productivity would improve by dramatically. That's greater revenue, greater productivity and greater innovation. In fact, researchers at the Peterson Institute for International Economics found that organizations with even a single female board member or executive member showed 15 percent more productivity than their all male competitors.
Jessica Higgins, JD MBA BB is a workplace design expert. She researches, writes and consults in organizational culture design including the future of work, millennial workforce management and the power of workplace diversity. Her book, The 12 Most Effective Business Communication Skills, will release in August of 2018. Her writing has been published in Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, Huffington Post, Thrive Global and over 20 other news media outlets. She is based in Miami Beach, FL and travels worldwide.