Tag: Leadership

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…

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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…

Former ‘Teen Vogue’ Editor Elaine Welteroth Shares Her Truth in Her Latest Book

Award-winning journalist, and new author, Elaine Welteroth was once just a small town California girl with a big dream, almost so big she couldn’t utter it out loud, of one day making it in the New York magazine world Welteroth’s foot-in-the-door opportunity was her out-of-college internship at Ebony Magazine. To land the internship, Welteroth repeatedly begged the assistant to the…

5 Effective Ways to Manage Your Summer Intern

The blessing and the burden of the summer intern: finally, you have someone to help with all those odds and ends, those administrative details, the daily never-ending tasks and projects sitting unfinished since last summer. But you also need to figure out exactly what this bonus set of hands should be prioritizing, without getting bogged down in instructing, equipping, and…

8 Oprah Winfrey Leadership Style Secrets

Knowing the Secrets Behind Oprah Winfrey’s Leadership StyleTalk show host, American media proprietor, actress, producer, businesswoman and philanthropist, Oprah Winfrey has several titles attached to her name, all of which comes with great responsibilities which she breezes through impressively. So it is no surprise that she is also one of the most powerful and influential women in the world, someone…

10 Ways to Move Up in Your Career

Career advancement–much less even finding a job–is no longer guaranteed, as we navigate an era in which there is no true job security. While some people are still stuck on the idea of the way things “should” be, others are taking the opportunity to run their careers like their own personal businesses. There’s no going back to the days of…

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