Tag: Leadership

Business Mogul Bobbi Brown Shares How To Build A Legacy

When hustle meets determination, perseverance leads the way. Maintaining a positive brand reputation decade after decade means focusing on being conscious of one’s brand. Bobbi Brown, a business mogul, understands not only how to build a legacy but how to build thriving companies. Most know the infamous entrepreneur from her company Bobbi Brown Essentials, which was acquired by Estee Lauder…

3 Ways to Empower the Next Generation of Women Leaders

CEO of Pink Lily, Tori Gerbig, is the author of this article from Entrepreneur. Opinions expressed by the article’s author are her own. Even after decades of hard work and progress toward gender parity in the workforce, there are still reports of disappointingly low numbers of U.S. women in senior leadership roles. Despite the fact that women represent more than half the country’s…

The Importance of Being a Great Follower

“Rare is the leadership position that is not simultaneously a position of followership.” — Jeffery J. Matthews from the book The Art of Command We constantly hear about leadership in the workplace and in academia, but we rarely hear about “followership.” This overemphasis on studying leadership comes at a cost: we don’t remember to appreciate the art of being a follower.…

Advice on Being Brave from the Founder of Girls Who Code

If there’s any career advice that’s become more than a little trite, it’s telling young people to “embrace failure.” However, the polished Silicon Valley types who tout this wisdom usually have a strong safety net and a deep network to rely on. That’s what makes Reshma Saujani so refreshing. As the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, Saujani has given…

How to Get Leadership Experience in College

You’re never too young to set goals for yourself. As young women, we spend our high school English classes having lofty daydreams about our future, wondering if we’ll end up hustling in New York City or Los Angeles, starting a small company in our hometown, or if we’ll be traveling the world. There are so many possibilities that are available…

What Leaders Can Learn from a Long Run

Hiding your shortcomings is virtually impossible in long-distance running. More than in any other athletic endeavor, a marathon forces you to confront weaknesses head-on, exposing your limitations as well as your strengths. That’s something that marathon-running corporate leaders know well, a group that includes T-Mobile chief executive John Legere, and Steve Reinemund and Bill Perez, the former chiefs of Pepsi…