• Step one: This conversation.

    Step one: This conversation.

    Step one: This conversation. A few weeks ago I had the honor of speaking at Penn State University’s wonderful “Powerful Women Paving the Way” conference. I love the conference name. I love that it was organized by a student organization, Women in Business. And I love that there was a diverse mixture of women and men both in the students

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  • Announcing Conversations!

    Since the forming of GirlAuthentic, there have been many requests to tell people what the “model” looks like for a new business that is based on a balance of the feminine and masculine. I have resisted answering the requests with only my specific ideas. I do have some ideas, but I guarantee you they are only some of the ideas,

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  • We’re Thinking Too Small

    We’re Thinking Too Small

    Why do we hold ourselves accountable to mostly arbitrary numbers of achievement over short periods of time – by month, quarter, or year?   – This is how we measure our success. Your company and your stockholders have been trained to think this way. We’re thinking way too small. Perhaps we need a different definition of success. Jim Collins’ book,

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  • I call it the Art of Coming and Going

    I call it the Art of Coming and Going

    I call it “coming and going.” I have set up one form of it for myself, and I have seen others with many variations on the theme. What do I mean? I mean the ability to “come and go” from a job place, a company, a profession – even from work altogether. The ability to choose to work for periods

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  • Three reasons “leaning in” won’t work for women

    Three reasons “leaning in” won’t work for women

    Since I started GirlAuthentic, I’ve gotten a lot of questions about Sheryl Sandberg’s book and ongoing conversation “Lean In.” Sandberg is the COO of Facebook and one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World; her book is loaded with advice on how women can achieve their goals and realize their leadership potential. I tell people her advice is

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