By Ruth Sunderland, published at This is Money.co.uk
For women who want to get ahead in business, take up a team sport.
That’s the advice from Lady Barbara Judge, who reckons men might have an edge in the boardroom because they are more likely to have played football or rugby.
Lady Barbara, as everyone calls her, is the first female chairman of the Institute of Directors in its 116-year history.
Why, though, would signing up for a netball or hockey squad make women more likely to succeed?
‘I have been thinking that one reason women are not as confident and not as collegiate as men is that men play team sports whereas women don’t so much,’ she says. Continue Reading