Leadership Classes for Men and Women

Owner and principal, Renee Weisman, is the author of Winning in a Man’s World,  5 Ways to Get a Man to Listen, 7 Steps to Bragging the Right Way, and Why Hillary Lost. She is a featured writer for Excelle, Smallbizlink, Scientista Magazine and the Poughkeepsie Journal.  Renee was a Distinguished Engineer and Director of Engineering at IBM Corporation prior to retiring. Her nearly 40 year career included executive/ technical leadership positions. Having been one of the first women engineers, managers, and executives in the heavily male dominated engineering field, she learned by “living it” how to capitalize on gender differences for individual and organizational profitability, especially during challenging times. She can help your firm do the same.

 As a scientist, Renee’s classes provide hands-on exercises participants can use over and over again to perfect their skills.  She also provides seminar to  better prepare college students for corporate life.

For more information, email winningatwork@gmail.com

To purchase the book Winning in a Man’s World, click here .

To purchase the ebook 5 Ways to Get a Man to Listen, click here.

To purchase the ebook 7 Steps to Bragging the Right Way, click here. 

To listen to a podcast about Winning in a Man’s World, click here

Course Titles

  1. Men and women at work
  2. Can you hear me now?
  3. I wish I had a wife- work life balance
  4. It’s who you know- networking
  5. Will you be my mentor?
  6. Dare I ask? Negotiating for yourself
  7. Some leaders are born women- motivating others
  8. Dealing with difficult people
  9. Behind every successful woman is a good man: Training for male bosses
  10. Selling to men and women
  11. Leading in tough economic times
  12. Winning Strategies for Workforce reentry
  13. The Guide to Getting What You Want
  14. Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Change? Helping companies and employees manage change
  15. Great Minds do not LEARN alike :  Gender difference in education
  16. Great Minds do not Think alike: Managing diverse teams to success
  17. 7 Steps to Bragging the Right Way


Renee Weisman was a Distinguished Engineer and Director of Engineering at IBM Corporation prior to retiring. Her career included executive and technical leadership positions as well as a history of fostering Women in Technology. One of the first woman engineers, engineering managers and senior managers in the microelectronics division, Renee has over 40 years of experience in industry and education. She has led diverse organizations, largely male, to business and technical success. She has over twenty US Patents and Invention Disclosures. Prior to joining IBM Renee taught at both the high school and the university level.

Renee holds a BA in Chemistry from Douglass College and an MS in electrochemistry from Vassar College. She is a NY State Certified teacher, a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and Women in Technology International (WITI). She was a member of the College Industry Advisory Council at the University of Massachusetts, was the executive partner for IBM to Vassar College and was inducted into the Douglass Society of distinguished graduates.

Renee has coached and mentored numerous employees within and outside IBM, organized and sponsored women’s network initiatives, and has written three books: Winning in a Man’s World, 5  Ways to Get a Man to Listen, and 7 Steps to Bragging the Right Way. Having worked in heavily male dominated engineering organizations, she has learned how to make gender differences in the workplace an advantage for the employee and the company. She has designed a variety of classes tailored to enhance women in their careers and to enable male managers to better understand how to capitalize on the differences between men and women in industry. She has taught these classes at numerous companies and universities as well as business women’s events.

Renee is a featured writer for Excelle.monster.com, smallbizlink.monster.com  and for the Poughkeepsie Journal Young Professionals website.  For a sample article clicking here.

For more information, contact Renee at winningatwork@gmail.com