The greatest source of innovation in any organisation is its people, and one of the highest contributors to achieving sustained performance comes from Accelerating Women. This means leaders need to be committed to a sustained change to support, coach, mentor, listen and sponsor women every day. This is #1 issue holding organisations back from greater success in their business. Society is 50% women, yet it's rare to find organisations with even 30% participation in management. So you're missing 30% of the talent pool!!! So, this book is about tools, approaches and real experiences to help you, as a manager/leader to create a workplace that Women want to join and contribute to. It will help you attract talented women and retain them, helping your team grow and innovate. The book into 4 key parts: Self - what you can personally do to support change Leaders - what do you need to do with the leaders Organisation - what can you do to sustain a broader change Community - what can you do to facilitate a change in the community This is written for business leaders with real stories that make it easy to understand what to change. The book is designed to help every manager and leader to change the way they operate, especially men in leadership roles on how to lead differently and make a real difference on gender diversity. Accelerating Women, is a journey without a finish line but is the most rewarding investment you will ever make.