In the process of coaching and training more than 1,000 women leaders over the course of a decade, and reviewing their 360-degree feedback surveys, authors Kathryn Heath, Jill Flynn, and Mary Davis Holt noticed a common thread that remained intact over time: Women leaders consistently admitted to feeling less effective in meetings, compared to other settings, particularly when they were outnumbered in the room by senior male colleagues. Their research on the topic created the report, Success on the Corporate Stage: Why Meetings Matter Even More for Women