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Women: Example, Not Exception

If you do anything today, literally anything, you need to watch this video.  And if you don’t have 13 minutes on your hands to watch this incredible speech, fast forward to 9:35. You’ll hear this: “Women can ...

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Turning Balance Into Harmony

Last week, Irene Rosenfeld spoke at a luncheon in Chicago. Rosenfeld has served as CEO of Kraft Foods since 2006, and is well-respected in the Fortune 500 and a leader for women in business. She is a sought after keynote speake...

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Once Is Not Enough – And Other Lessons from This Year’s Cannes Festival

Last year, 2011, brought a milestone for female film directors. At the Cannes Film Festival a record number of female directors were featured – four, to be exact. That meant that in the most lauded film festival in the wo...


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Honor Your Mother Through Women Thrive Worldwide

  One of my favorite nonprofit organizations, one that is incredibly close to my heart, is finding a new way to honor our mothers during this time leading up to Mother’s Day. Women Thrive Worldwide is an advocacy org...

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The Loss of a Champion: Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn

I first met the now infamous Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn in 2009 when I was lucky to be one invited to Best Buy’s Women’s Leadership Forum’s Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. At that time, Dunn had only ...

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Storytelling with Steve Jobs

What separated Steve Jobs from other CEOs and startup leaders? There are millions of answers to this question. Perhaps it was his sheer will, relentless ambition or bold determination. August Turak, Forbes Contributor, contends...


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From Woman to Woman, the Avon CEO Handoff

When it comes to female CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, firsts are an easy thing to come by. There’s no hiding that these women are pioneers. But what’s truly amazing is anytime something remarkable happens for femal...

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Sheryl Sandberg Leaves Work at 5:30 Every Day — And You Should Too

Sheryl Sandberg, famed Facebook COO, recently admitted in an interview that she leaves work at 5:30pm daily. And as revealing as this admission is, the shocking part is that she admits she has done this for her entire career, b...

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Rahm Emanuel Profiled in Michigan Avenue Magazine

Rahm Emanuel did, years ago, what very few people are capable of. He set his sights on one job, and one job only. Even as he was elected to the House of Representatives and later became the Chief of Staff in President ObamaR...


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Killer Career Advice From Women Who Lead By Example

Last week, we brought you some of the best advice executives had ever been given – a quick glimpse into the “secret lives of CEOs.” Because really, who doesn’t want to hear more advice from truly powerfu...