What I don't underestimate is everybody's deal is different and everybody's deal makes it difficult. And so it is incumbent upon employers to create flexible work environments that allow people to fulfill their professional and personal lives in a way that works for themselves.
What is clear is that business leaders must commit to champion change - to be transparent about their goals for change, to align their incentives systems to drive the change, and to make sure their work environments are flexible in a way that allows men and women who choose to work to be able to achieve all of their potential.
It's not the winning that teaches you how to be resilient. It's the setback. It's the loss.
Setbacks are just learning experiences.
We all know business financial performance improves when more women are in senior levels of management and leadership.