I once met a man who was actually a banker/hairdresser. “I do banking for money,” he offered “and hairdressing for enjoyment." It left me thinking about our individual ‘backslashes’ and what would happen if we could one day explore another passion. For me, today is that day.
Yes, I Can Walk in These
In today’s post-9/11 world, we rarely get to see pilots anymore. Yet on those rare occasions when we can actually catch a glimpse, rarely are those pilots female, which is hardly a surprise, given that only about 4 percent of all licensed airline pilots are women.
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I hope the story helps to remind other working parents that the village of working moms – and dads – extends far beyond the walls of their own school and community.
For the first time, female members of the Augusta National Golf Club will be present at the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, GA.
I asked Susan whether she felt lucky or unlucky in light of what transpired. She contemplated her response for a bit, wanting to give a thoughtful answer: “Both,” she said.
We have female CEOs and presidents of countries, girls can go to school and women can vote and choose who and if they want to marry. That evolution is incomplete, however, until it is truly global.
A workplace should never be defined as where your desktop computer lives; it should be where your commitment does.
Despite the rather disconcerting notion that women only accounted for just 17 percent of the delegates at the World Economic Forum, those who did attend certainly made sure their voices were heard.
They were each leaders of extraordinary talent and vision. They each treasured their children and grandchildren, put others before themselves and had a dramatic impact on my life.
I learned the customer was usually right and that if we did our job correctly, the customer would also feel right at home.
I often hear both sexes perpetuate the stereotype that some women don’t help other women succeed in the workplace. I vehemently disagree.
What has transpired since Susan’s accident has also been nothing short of extraordinary. I – and others – remembered the original (read pre-Internet) definition of the word “community.”