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Katie Kempner
Katie Kempner is EVP/Chief Communications Officer for renowned advertising agency CP+B. As well as overseeing global communications for the agency, she is also a mother to two teenagers, a wife and the creator and host of “Perspectives with Katie Kempner” (, an online show for working women that focuses on finding balance and joy in our always-on 24/7 world.

Entries by Katie Kempner

How to Love Your Body at Every Size and Every Number

(1) Comments | Posted December 1, 2014 | 6:01 PM

Recently I interviewed Laurie Ann Goldman, the former CEO of Spanx, as the keynote presentation at the annual luncheon for The Commonwealth Institute, a fantastic nonprofit organization which helps women-led businesses become and stay successful. I was really looking forward to interviewing Laurie Ann since she has had such a...

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A Great Life Lesson Learned on a Very Bumpy Flight: Be Aware and Prepared

(0) Comments | Posted November 5, 2014 | 5:51 PM

I have always had an intense fear of turbulence. And as someone who is originally from New Jersey but went to school in Miami and stayed, and having a job where I travel all the time, it is kind of ironic that my life involves so much flying. Which means...

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Can You Really Have It All? The One Question to Ask Yourself Right Now

(6) Comments | Posted October 20, 2014 | 1:57 PM

Tomorrow I am going on a quick work trip to NYC, which I do a few times a month. And lately it seems like practically every week. In fact, last week as I left my usual hotel the door men said they would see me next week, the woman at...

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The One Question To Ask Yourself When The World Feels Completely Overwhelming

(1) Comments | Posted September 25, 2014 | 2:40 PM

It seems as though the world has become a particularly scary place lately. ISIS, beheadings, the Ebola epidemic, global warming, the conflict in Israel, emergency landings, shooting sprees, a government that cannot agree. Nothing feels as safe as it once was. Of course, for many Americans that really started on...

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Fabulous In Your 40s

(2) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 11:49 AM

It's that time of year again. The September issue of Vogue is out -- all 856 pages of glossy fabulousness. And just like every year, I will happily devour every one of them, trying to shape, in my mind, my grown up look.

At 44 -- which technically is...

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Be a Wonderful Friend... to Yourself

(1) Comments | Posted July 30, 2014 | 5:43 PM

I believe that there has never been a more exciting, yet challenging, time to be a working woman. The opportunities are abundant but so are the expectations and demands. The pressure to simultaneously be successful in our careers, ideal wives and partners, be involved and supportive mothers, if we in...

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Three Cornerstones of a Job Well Done

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 5:46 PM

Yesterday morning while getting my coffee I encountered a small army of ants determinedly making their way across my kitchen floor. I sprayed them with bug spray to temporarily hold them at bay and called Terminix who comes out once a month and (or so I thought) on an as-needed...

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Here's to the Real Prince Charmings

(1) Comments | Posted July 8, 2014 | 4:52 PM

We lost my father-in-law Albert Miller yesterday at the age of 91. A successful home builder during his prime, he was a father of six, a loving grandfather, a caring friend, war veteran, thinker, dreamer, doer. He was a truly remarkable and extremely kind man who lived a big life....

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What Am I Going to Wear?

(0) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 6:44 PM

I just got back from the biggest business trip of the year for me -- The Cannes Lions Festival, a week-long global conference and awards show and by far the most prestigious event in the advertising industry. It's a crazy, glamorous, important and exhausting trip and I both look forward...

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The Importance of Being Fearless or at Least Acting As Though You Are

(1) Comments | Posted June 10, 2014 | 6:40 PM

As the creator and host of an online talk show who interviews incredible working women balancing busy lives, I have been privy to a lot of amazing career and life advice during the last few years. One of the most aspirational and inspiring things I have heard over and over...

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