Mika Brzezinski and I are taking the Third Metric on a three-city tour. By bringing together people who work in a range of fields, we want to open up the conversation around our need to redefine success and provide everyone with the tools and tips they need to make real changes in their lives.
The latter half of my high school junior year had been an Advil-aided blur. After three months dangling from a 2,400-point rope, I swam through pools of answer bubbles, DBQs, and rhetorical analysis essays, holding my breath.
Parenting is a great equalizer. Whether we are suburban moms hoping for a good nap out of our toddlers or renowned actresses or CTOs or television personalities or political big shots, we're parents. When our children scan a crowd expecting to see our faces, we want to be there. Period.
What is the 'something' that is missing? For women, and for men, the something may be our own wisdom and our own intuition. They aren't actually missing, it is just that they get buried-by deadlines, projects, kids, parents, 24/7 connectivity, etc.