Driving Equality: Ambitious Goals

July 31, 2016Blog, Women

Last week I was in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, where I moderated the Network of Executive Women’s 10th Annual Executive Leaders Forum: Driving Equality. The Network of Executive Women is the consumer goods and retail industry’s largest learning and leadership community, representing 10,000 members, 750 companies, 105 national partners and 20 regions in the U.S. … Read More

5 Types of Leaders We Need Now

July 21, 2016Blog, Leadership

I haven’t blogged in awhile, for several reasons. I was on extended vacation, but I was also leaving space for wisdom to emerge, because – let’s be honest – the last few weeks have been pretty daunting, even for optimistic leaders like me. I do believe in possibility thinking, but I don’t believe in pretending. … Read More

United State of Women: Go Beyond the Knowing

June 15, 2016Blog, Women

I’m writing on my way home from Washington, D.C., where, thanks to a former colleague and friend, I attended the White House’s inaugural United State of Women Summit. The summit was the first gathering of its kind, convened to rally women together to celebrate past accomplishments and chart a course for the future. Over five … Read More

Adult Bullies: It’s Not Okay

May 22, 2016Blog, Leadership

Last year, I wrote an article on LinkedIn called Leadership Lessons from Hillary Clinton (Whether You Like Her or Not) that was viewed by over 40,000 people, shared over 1,000 times, and garnered over 500 comments. Now, I’m no idiot. I recognize Hillary Rodham Clinton is a polarizing figure, but as someone whose work revolves around advancing women … Read More

Sisterhood is My Super Power. (Thanks, Spelman College.)

May 16, 2016Blog, Life

If you’re like me, at some point in your life, you watched Thelma and Louise, Lucy and Ethel, Kim and Whitley, or the Golden Girls on screen. You witnessed their fierce commitment to each other through highs and lows, wins and losses, marriage and singlehood. You laughed with them, cried with them, shook your head … Read More