With Silicon Valley Bank’s Michelle Draper Q: Nothing prepared any of us for a global pandemic followed by all the social unrest. But what have you found to be some of the most effective communication strategies in this crisis? We’re a human business and we have to communicate in a human way. SVB has five […]
There’s a difference between being a go-getter and being gutsy, Reshma Saujani, CEO of Girls Who Code, observes in her book, Brave Not Perfect. “So many women stick to doing only the things at which they excel, rarely going beyond what makes them feel confident and comfortable,” she writes. But what happens when we’re outside […]
Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code and author of Brave, Not Perfect, recently spoke with the Conferences for Women, about perfectionism and bravery in a world turned upside down. The conversation has been edited for brevity. CFW: You’ve talked about striving for perfection as an impediment to growth. In today’s extraordinary circumstances, […]
In this special episode, Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code, talks with guest host Laysha Ward, executive vice president and chief external engagement officer for Target, about her new book, Brave, Not Perfect. This conversation took place before the outbreak of COVID-19. But we’re airing it now because it clearly speaks to the challenges many […]
Our friend and happiness expert Shawn Achor once shared that if you view a mountain by yourself, your brain will perceive it to be 10 to 20 percent steeper than if you view it while standing next to a friend who is going to climb it with you. Well, friends, we’re standing next to you […]
From Selena’s newsletter: Well… how are you managing? So much has changed in the last month, and yet we leave our homes less than ever. It’s an odd combination, isn’t it?! I now have 2 seven year-old twin “office mates” who are really keeping things lively — and demanding — at home. They bring a […]
Click Play below to listen. Learn how to pivot strategically, and you’ll see change as an opportunity rather than as a crisis. In 30 minutes, Jenny Blake, author of Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One, will share her four-stage method for moving forward, which you can cycle through every time you […]
Lindsey Pollak, often called a “translator” among the generations, shares her insights, opinions and the latest research about today’s 20-somethings in this 30-minute recording of her recent teleclass. Listen below (or read the transcript) to pick up some actionable strategies to harness the power of your Millennial workers.
Facing a bolt from the blue? “Use your rock bottom to lift yourself up,” says confidence coach Ishita Gupta, founder of Fear.less magazine. In this podcast, “Coping with Life’s Curveballs,” Ishita described her own path to entrepreneurship and how to overcome bumps in the road, whether personal or professional.
What’s holding you back from tackling your biggest goals? In our free teleclass on April 24, Julie Shifman of Act Three discussed how to use small-stepping to reach your goals, avoiding the hopelessness and discouragement that often come when facing a big challenge. Scroll down to listen to the 30-minute call.