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Endorsement. Promotion. Alignment. These are all words that you embody when you partner with another organization professionally and personally. In my work in the grant writing field, I see partnerships between one company and one foundation work beautifully all the time-that is, unless they don’t. For example, if you are seeking grant funding this winter, […]

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When your circumstances change you tend to discern the differences in your environment, like a shift in the light revealing details you didn’t notice before.  As it turns out, I’m surrounded by entrepreneurs. I discovered this about a month ago after I transitioned away from my long-time employer to pursue other opportunities. Here I was […]

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When asked what is effective in leading a team, I go back a step and think about the composition of the team…whom did I ask to join? And is the team inclusive, representative and diverse? I think a good leader is intentional in forming a team that will include a diverse array of thought and […]

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I started out this article as a blog, beware…what I ended up with is a manifesto. You surely read it or heard about it last year-you know, the book Lean In , Women, Work and the Will to Lead, authored by the reigning Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, an accomplished executive with mounting […]

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Last week, Maria Shriver, the former first lady of California and an award-winning journalist, and the Center for American Progress released its third in a series of reports about the status of women in America today, “A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back From the Brink”. I read the first report released in 2009 and found it […]

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Everybody fails. And while failure is inevitable, coping well with failure is not. Failures come packaged in numerous varieties like that time you sounded stupid in front of your boss, or that time you talked more than you listened, or that time you lost the account? Mistakes at work are a special kind of hell, […]

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“These three words  allow you to take your dreams off hold, go public with your private vision, turn a transition into a transformation, and get your message in front of a larger audience.” Okay, let’s be perfectly honest about what inspired the topic for this blog series.  I am a part of that Boomer generation that […]

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I have a confession. Before we get into it though, let me give you a little back story. I started writing a blog last year after becoming very passionate about the challenges women, specifically young professionals, face in the business world. Lately, I have been gaining inspiration from conversations that come up with ladies over […]

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Repeat after me, “I do not have all of the answers.” Come on say it, “I do not have all of the answers.” Now, do you believe it? If you want to be a great leader, acknowledge your inability to know everything. For all of us  leaders it is important to recognize that this is […]

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