Leaders We Adore

Shannon Eastin Breaks the Turf Ceiling

Knowing that I’m a female in a man’s world, I’ve always put the most pressure on myself. Pretty much everything I do is going to be magnified. I know what I signed up for. I have to be bigger, stronger, know that I unders...

Elizabeth Gilbert Talks Love and Soul Mates

It’s Friday afternoon, and whether you’re taken or single, your mind may be on love this weekend. If you’re in a relationship, perhaps you’re spending quality time with your significant other. If youR...

The Ridiculosity of the Marissa Mayer Criticism

Since Yahoo! announced Marissa Mayer would be the company’s new CEO in mid-July, there have been countless articles, television segments, radio experts, bloggers, and opinion writers weighing in on everything from her exp...


Olympian Confesses – “I Was Terrified”

The photo above clearly depicts a happy, beautiful young woman. Her engagement ring gleaming, it’s clear she is content and in love. If you don’t recognize her, let me refresh your memory. This is what she looked li...

A Season of “Firsts” for Women

On Friday, the world watched as London kicked off the 2012 Summer Olympics. Around the world, breath was taken away and tears were shed at the incredible symbolism and phenomenally moving live creation of this year’s Olym...

Lessons from the Tour de France

It may seem strange that I’m writing about the Tour de France. After all, there are no women in this race, and frankly, I know little about cycling. But my husband is a Tour de France enthusiast, and we’ve spent a l...


The Girl Effect

We’ve all heard the famous Brigham Young quote, “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” When you take that one step further, it’s not just about women…...

Advice from B-School Deans

Sure, your school may have had the best celebrity graduation speaker ever, but are they really the best source of advice. What about turning to those lesser recognized, but often just as influential characters in your college o...

Christie Hefner – More Than Her Father’s Daughter

When you introduce yourself to a crowd and your last name is Hefner, it’s hard to distinguish yourself from your famous father and his equally famous brand. But the daughter of Hugh Hefner has spent her life doing just th...


The Real Voice of the Female Athlete

Sometimes you see a video, hear a commercial on the radio, or see an ad in print and it stops you in your tracks. That’s what this Nike video did for me recently. Here, Nike juxtaposes the voices and images of experienced...