In part, I attribute my success to the fact that I had great opportunities and great champions along the way, but I also worked to develop skills that I saw were necessary for a seat in the corner office. I want to share some of the knowledge I gained along the way, in hopes that it will help women who aspire to be CEOs or high-level executives.
To me, entrepreneurship is taking responsibility to enact the change you see in the world. It's about creating value from your ideas -- about creating something that didn't exist before.
When Vivienne Harr, Chief Inspiration Officer at Stand, was eight years old, she saw a photo of two boys, her age, from Nepal living in modern-day slavery. She said: "Compassion is not compassion without action."
Although life's path is different for everyone, every path meets the same end eventually. This is the only true certainty we have in life. But Irina...
The concept of whether women can have it all is a question that has been asked many times in many ways over the years. To me, this is having it all. Doing my job, being a mom and getting to see my family. Showing my daughter the value of hard work and having some fun together.
Caroline Eager is the owner of Liz and Roo Fine Baby Bedding, which she founded in 2012 with Carol Ann Anderson. Their vision was to create high quali...
Jesse Draper is creator and host of The Valley Girl Show and CEO of Valley Girl, Inc. She has produced and distributed over 200 interviews with some o...
Smart entrepreneurs have learned that effectively multi-tasking is a myth. That is, however, unless you're listening to a podcast while you're exercising or running errands.
Soraya Darabi is the co-founder of Zady, a mission-driven brand described best as "The Whole Foods of Fashion."
Everybody has worked for a tough boss. But is being a "tough boss" different for a woman than a man? Anecdotal, and scientific, research indicates yes. Men are "tough" bosses; women are "mean" ones, a fact that is a mix of perception and reality.
Heather Andrus is the Senior Vice President of Product Development for Euro-Pro, since her appointment in September of 2013. On a daily basis she strives to create compelling products for consumers by understanding the world that they live in, as well as their needs, motivations and desires.
With elections forthcoming -- mid term in the US, and local elections in Canada -- the question "What does it takes to be a leader?" ought to be on our minds.
As we celebrate Women's Small Business Month this October, it is important to highlight the progress women business owners have made but also shed light on challenges they continue to face.
Most troubling was the shift of identity that was taking place inside of me. Law had been so good to me, I couldn't think of shedding that identity. And why should I? I was still a lawyer; but in the eyes of the world, the metamorphosis from lawyer to author was at the very least confusing.
As a woman CEO of Transplants Without Donors, I always strive to examine the responsibilities of being a member of a team and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction.
Named by Forbes magazine as one of the "Most Powerful Women in Sports", Stacey Allaster is an entrepreneurial leader with a history of leading global ...