Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) featured on Burr & Forman’s Results Matter Radio on Business RadioX®

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Results Matter Radio Host Elizabeth Gordon was joined in-studio by members of the Women Presidents’ Organization for a Discussion on Gender in Leadership.

Phyllis Newhouse, Teresa Hargrave, Elizabeth Gordon, Suzanne Durbin & Katie Gottlieb

...women are often more holistic than men in their approach to business and life.

On Tuesday December 11th, 2012, Elizabeth Gordon, host of Results Matter radio on Business RadioX® was joined by Teresa Hargrave, a Partner with Charter Oak Consulting Group and Chapter Chair of Atlanta’s Women Presidents’ Organization along with Kathie Gottlieb, a principal with AGH, LLC, Suzanne Durbin, a partner with GV Financial Advisors, and Phyllis Newhouse, President and CEO of Xtreme Solutions, Inc. to talk about their careers, the WPO and the differences single gender and co-gender professional groups.

Teresa Hargrave is the Chapter Chair of a new Atlanta chapter of the Women Presidents’ Organization, a new chapter of a group that has been established nationally for women presidents, CEO’s, managing directors and partners of privately held multi-million dollar companies. She led off the discussion by noting that “of all businesses started by women, only 3% grow to the million dollar level.”
She explained that because of this many women feel that it is “lonely at the top”and find they don’t know many other women who can directly relate to the kinds of issues they deal with professionally.

Suzanne Durbin agreed saying that “women are often more holistic than men in their approach to business and life” and added that for her the members of WPO are like and external board of directors.

Teresa explained that confidentiality is one of the tenets of the group and that they also limit each chapter to twenty members and that no two members of any single chapter will be from the same industry. This allows members to speak freely without worrying about tipping off the competition. Phyllis Newhouse and Kathie Gottlieb joined the conversation saying that the confidentiality was key for them and explained that the group was not about networking or advising but about sharing information.

To learn more about Women Presidents’ Organization and the members featured on the show, listen to the complete interview on the Results Matter Radio page for Business RadioX®

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