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Why Women Should Stop Trying To Be Perfect

By - Last updated: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

A friend forwarded me the link to a great article in The Daily Beast written by Deborah Spar, the President of Barnard College. I have included the link below. The article is fairly long and well worth reading to the very end!   I would love you to share your thoughts in the Comments section below!  

Interview with Edward. Advice to Women

By - Last updated: Friday, August 31, 2012

I asked Edward if he were giving advice to a woman in the corporate world, particularly a young woman, what the advice would be. He says: “I’d probably start by giving the same advice I’d give to a young man which is that you obviously need to learn your craft but the extent to which you ultimately succeed, if you mean going up the organization, it’s all about people skills, it’s all about people management skills.  Find out very early whether or not that turns you on and if it does, even a little bit, focus more attention on developing that stuff than the hard skills which tend to develop themselves. In that sense, I would urge them to gain ...

Letter to My Daughter

By - Last updated: Friday, July 20, 2012

I’m a wife, mother, family member, friend, writer and career woman. I am blessed to have a daughter and son and son-in-law. When Janet Graham and I first met, we conceived the idea of writing a series of letters to my daughter that would distill some of the lessons I’ve learned juggling career and family. While these letters are addressed to Lesley, they are also sent with love to Brian and Greg. July 3, 2012 Dear Lesley, It has been a long time since I wrote one of these letters but as we both know, life has a habit of getting chaotic from time to time. Today I’ve found some peace and quiet, an ideal combination, and I thought you might be interested ...