October 2019 Newsletter

The Q&A – on Leadership and Entrepreneurship

With JPMorgan Chase’s Samantha (Sam) Saperstein “Effective leadership isn’t about standing on a pedestal and barking orders to people around you. It’s often about getting in the trenches and working alongside your team members.” Q: What was your dream job as a kid and why?  I wanted to be a writer, as I loved writing stories on an old typewriter as a child and always enjoyed reading. That led to … [ more ]

Proven Ways to Pioneer Equity and Diversity

You might want to take a deep breath before you take this in: At the rate we’re going, it will take another 202 years for women to be paid as much as men, according to the World Economic Forum. The percent of women CEOs on the Fortune 500 list is still less than 7 percent—despite the fact that women represent 47 percent of the workforce. And, it’s all worse for … [ more ]

Stop Underestimating Yourself

Before being interviewed for the position of president of Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards thought she was unqualified and should just skip it. Uncertain what to do, she called her mom, the late former Governor of Texas, Ann Richards. Never one to mince her words, the elder Richards said simply: “Get it together.”

Want to Be a Better Leader? Help Your Team Stop Complaining and Be More Accountable

“Drama in the broader sense is unproductive thinking and disruptive behavior. We call it emotional waste. It is anything taking energy away from results and happiness in the workplace. It’s a subtraction.” —Leadership expert and author Cy Wakeman In this refreshing new conversation, leadership expert and New York Times best-selling author Cy Wakeman explains why unproductive workplace drama is on the rise—and how you can avoid it, be happier and more productive, … [ more ]

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