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Sam Horn
Sam Horn is a eight-time published author with endorsements from the likes of Seth Godin, Tony Robbins and Stephen Covey. She is the Founder and CEO of The Intrigue Agency, a strategic communications firm with offices in D.C. and NYC. Sam also writes and speaks on the importance of women stepping up and being "leadHers."

Entries by Sam Horn

Who You Calling Bossy?

(0) Comments | Posted May 7, 2015 | 10:30 AM

"If you don't like what's being said, change the conversation." -- Don Draper, Mad Men

When I speak for women leadership programs, I'm often asked, "Why are women so catty to each other?" My response?

"In my opinion, every time we ask or answer that question, we perpetuate that negative...

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Thank a Woman Mentor on International Women's Day

(0) Comments | Posted March 6, 2015 | 12:41 PM

Don Draper said in a Mad Men episode, "If you don't like what's being said, change the conversation."

Let's change the conversation about women not helping each other.

When I speak at leadership conferences for women, I'm often asked, "Why are women so catty to each other?"


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What Can American Idol Teach Us About Confidence?

(0) Comments | Posted March 31, 2014 | 4:13 PM

"Let me listen to me, not to them." - Gertrude Stein

Are you watching American Idol this season? I noticed something interesting about the "confidence arc" of this season's contestants.

On the initial shows, many of them displayed raw talent. They got up in front of the judges and sang...

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Run. Replenish. Repeat.

(1) Comments | Posted February 24, 2014 | 10:40 AM

"Even if we win the rat race; we're still a rat." - Lily Tomlin

Is it possible to "lean in" so far you fall over?

Like many of my female colleagues, I started leaning in in 8th grade when I ran for student body president.

Many of us haven't stopped...

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Don't Just Lean in, Step Up

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2014 | 1:45 PM

Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg advises women to "lean in" in her bestselling book,
TED talk and women's empowerment movement.

And that's important.

I think it's even more important for women to step up.

Here's what I mean.

I was speaking at...

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