3 Tips for Women Leaders in the Boardroom




If you're a female CEO, you may have experienced firsthand how intimidating it can be to get up in front of a room of male investors or directors and give a presentation. Despite the shrinking gender gap in business leadership, men do still dominate the playing field in many industries, and being a woman in that world isn't without its challenges.

As an African-American female business leader, Phrantceena Halres has risen above a double business underdog status. In 2002, she founded TPS Global Security, a security company focused on critical national assets and infrastructure, and currently serves as the chairwoman and CEO. Over the years, Halres has learned a lot about taking control and becoming a strong female leader in the primarily male security industryBut the most important lesson she's learned is the value of silence. Read more...

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