Leaders We Adore
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Will Sheryl Sandberg Leave Facebook?

She leaves every day at 5:30pm for home, but a bigger question about Sheryl Sandberg’s coming and going is looming on the horizon of Silicon Valley and perhaps even Washington, DC: Will she leave Facebook? Sheryl has repe...

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Margaret Stender’s 4 Tips for Career Success

I loved meeting Margaret Stender, President and CEO of the Chicago Sky WNBA team, and learning her steps to building something that lasts. Margaret’s career history is impressive and her accomplishments many. Yet she has a ca...

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Build Something That Lasts

Last week I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Margaret Stender, President and CEO of the Chicago Sky WNBA team. A true champion for women, Margaret inspired us all when she shared her six essential steps to building somethin...


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Spotlight on Alexa von Tobel, CEO of LearnVest

Alexa von Tobel and her company, LearnVest, are taking the world of women and finance by storm. Budgeting, financial planning, investing — they can do it all, and by the looks of her most recent $19 million fundraising su...

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Richard Branson Says “We Need More Women in the Boardroom”

Every now and then, you find a man who is willing to stand up to change the world for….women and girls. Richard Branson is one of those men, and his recent column for Entrepreneur addresses the lack of women in the boardr...

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Stacy London “Books” Up

We’ve profiled her company, Style for Hire, on Career Girl before. And it’s safe to say that all of us here at Career Girl are a great big fan-girls of Stacy London. Her honesty, her tips and tricks, her personality...


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Some Like It Hot — Reusable Straws For Hot-Beverage Addicts

A couple of weeks ago, I attended a Denver Young Professionals event where they happened to be hosting an IndieGoGo campaign for Dawn Miracle, founder of Hot Straw. When I got the emails prior to the event, I assumed that Hot S...

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Bitches Finish First

I want to talk to you today about two words — one you’re no doubt far too familiar with and one you may not know. The first is “bitch” and the second is “gaslighting.” Let me tell you first w...

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7 Things Miss Piggy Can Teach Us About Life

She’s an icon for women (and pigs) around the world. She always looks her best and she’s unapologetic in her communication style. There is no other Miss Piggy, and we all know and love her. That’s why I was ex...


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Ivanka Trump Designs for Empowered Women

I’ve always loved Ivanka Trump. There’s just something about her. She is graceful while powerful at the same time. She is reserved with a strong presence simultaneously. She is a leader and has a calming disposition...