Tony Hsieh of Zappos once said: “For individuals character is destiny, for organizations culture is destiny.” But building a culture worth talking about is easier said than done. And it is especially hard to maintain it when your business grows fast and fierce. This has been a vital concern for many accomplished entrepreneurs from Mark […]
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Successful women often credit luck for changing their lives, but there’s so much more to the making of a women leader than luck. Luck is less about good things randomly happening to people who happened to be in the right place at the right time, than it is about perseverance, dedication, and the ability to […]
When it comes to leadership there is no one size fits all. Every leader has his/her own personality, style, and approach to leading teams. That said, there are leadership truths and myths that seem to surface time and again when I talk to successful entrepreneurs and leadership gurus. Here are several that are consistently brought […]
Posted in Thoughts on Oct 21st, 2013
When entrepreneurs ask me how to best brand their businesses, it always surprises me that their questions are focused on logo creation, website development, and various other marketing tactics. As though the brands around us are only shaped by these elements of marketing and digital presence. But thoughtful branding is more than a sum of […]
Posted in Thoughts on Nov 26th, 2012
Originally published in Fast Company Pinterest is the hottest social media site around, and women are the movers and shakers of this visual media revolution. Women account for over 80% of the site’s users, and with women responsible for around 85% of all consumer purchases, it’s no surprise companies have flocked to take advantage of […]