In her new book, Backroads Boss Lady: Happiness Ain’t a Side Hustle- Straight Talk On Creating The Life Your Deserve, Jessi Roberts, founder of Cheekys, a clothing and accessories brand with $6 million a year that she launched in a small Idaho store, tells it like it is. “Success isn’
The book that taught me I could be a leader On this day, August 12, in 1939, the film version of L. Frank Baum’s classic book The Wizard of Oz premiered in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin of all places. The unlikely location for a premier was chosen in part because the studio was concerned it w
It gets tiresome every publishing cycle when lists of recommended business and leadership books feature only male authors or a very few female authors. Because thought leadership is both male and female, it is necessary to spotlight female authors with the acknowledgment, props and bo
Courtney Love, Hilary Clinton, Madeleine Albright, Marcia Clark, Tonya Harding and The Spice Girls taught women as much about how to be as how not to be. In her new book, 90s Bitch: Media, Culture and the Failed Promise of Gender Equality, author and journalist Allison Yarrow shows ho
Resist the urge to consume the mindless beach read this summer. You know what we mean, the cotton candy of a novel that if you left it in the sand it would be OK with you. Instead, perhaps choose one or more of these more recent releases that has the possibility to inform, edify, upli
As Dr. Carla Hayden, the first woman and also the first African American who will head the Library of Congress, is sworn in this week, it seems a good time to take a look at the gendered legacy of American literary traditions from publication to reviews to prizes. Particularly with th
If you’re anything like us, you were also jumping for joy when you heard that UN Women Goodwill ambassador Emma Watson gave us one doozy of a New Year’s present: a feminist book club dubbed “Our Shared Shelf.” Watson first shared the idea for the club on her Twitter page and after an
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