leadership

Executive Exchange

Why Young Managers Must Have The Proper Skill Set

Per research by Harvard Business Review, the typical person steps into a manager role around the age of 30. Also, per this study, the typical manager receives her first formal leadership training around age 42. It can be concluded that the majority of today’s managers operate in leadership positions for over a decade without formal training and the necessary skills to succeed.

What does it mean to be an Athena?

For the past 25 years, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership has honored the valuable contributions made by area individuals to advance the status of women in the Buffalo Niagara region.

The ATHENA Leadership Award®, and the ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award® are given to individuals who have achieved professional success, contribute time and energy to making the region a better place, and actively assist others – particularly women – in reaching their potential.