Leaders We Adore
Brian Dunn

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...


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Kate Middleton’s First Speaking Engagement

Shakespeare wrote, “Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” The same is true with power and status – some are born to it, some achi...

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Executives Share the Best Advice They Ever Received

Getting one-on-one time with executives is a treat for any young man or woman. For years, I’ve attended any panel discussion, speech, and networking opportunity I could that featured high powered executives just to get th...

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Did Loving My Body Almost Kill Me?

There’s a movement in the world today that, truth be told, I’m not sure I’m OK with – size acceptance. There are plus size bloggers around the world preaching that we should all love our bodies as they a...


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Sara Blakely, Billionaire

She’s changed the way women think about clothes – “Do I need Spanx with this?” She’s changed the way many women feel about their bodies. And now, she’s broken the glass ceiling for billionair...