The Thing About Humility

I recently attended a panel discussion on media entrepreneurship. As many panels do, they began by asking each person to introduce themselves. The first founder, a man, explained he knew nothing about media or tech when he started his business and stumbled along the way to figure out what resonated…

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Our Friends, Ourselves

In last weekend’s New York Times Sunday Review, a writer dug into the question of female friendship. Specifically, she asked, why do women compete with each other? “Women compete, compare, undermine and undercut one another — at least that is the prevailing notion of how we interact. It’s considered…

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Where Were You At 29?

An interview with mom. I’m 29, tell me about what your life was like when you were my age. When I was 29, I was beginning my 3rd year living in Copenhagen. I had gotten married just 2 years before. This was the early 80’s in the Midwest…

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What We Seek

I first began to notice it during business school. Although women remain a minority in MBA programs, the women I became surrounded by were ambitious, smart, globally minded and investing in their careers. By most measures, these are the women with the most potential to break glass ceilings and take…

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