Last year, Fortune announced that for the first time, 6.4% of CEOs of Fortune 500 companies are women — a new record. While we can all agree that’s far too low, this is an unprecedented increase of more than 50%. In even better news, there are more resources than ever directed towards learning what qualities and circumstances drive women into corporate leadership. Korn Ferry … [Read more...]
GUTSY:Inspiration to move forward.
I am always amazed by the power of women who have learned to stand tall and when knocked over, get up and get going. Each story is an inspiration for us for those moments when we think it is impossible to move forward. In my book to be released next month, “GUTSY: How Women Leaders Make Change” I explore the myth of Psyche and Eros, one of the oldest recorded stories. In the … [Read more...]
Do You Have Success Amnesia?
This week I am presenting at a wonderful conference- Linkage Women in Leadership. This event is held in San Francisco each year. It is a high energy event for women in all stages of career development. The event draws very powerful keynote speakers and excellent breakout presenters. Many many years ago I came to this conference to learn about the advancement of women . The … [Read more...]
What Inspires You?
What does inspire you? Is it faith or family? Is it money or purpose? I sat back this week...yes, I sat back...and thought about my recent trip to New York. I once again soaked up the smells, sounds and sights of my favorite city...and I quickly began to realize that PEOPLE were what inspired me the most. People, humanity, reality! My taxi driver, Ahmed inspired me as he … [Read more...]
I have a new mantra; it's a two word sentence: Be Inspired! It came up in a culture meeting at Rockhouse this week and it struck me as a powerful suggestion. Being motivated...is nice, being driven...is good, being inspired...is the most passionate description I can imagine that encompasses all the right reasons we are motivated and driven to achieve anything and everything. … [Read more...]