Jas Boothe says she owes her winning attitude of bravery and strength to the military. And her mission to help female veterans was born of her own experience. A veteran with more than 17 years of service, Boothe is founder and president of A Final Salute, a nonprofit serving more tha
A new film exploring GenZers across the globe, “The Future is Fluid,” premiered at Sundance recently, and it has many thinking what is in store for all of us working with this generation of workers, post-Millennials, born after 1995. Turns out they want more and less at the same time.
Gender fatigue is a real thing. It’s when administrators, boards, C-suite types and those in charge of hiring claim that pushing for gender parity is exhausting. That doesn’t mean you stop. At Take The Lead, our mission is to reach gender parity by 2025 in leadership positions across
Comebacks are a good thing. For Michelle Pullaro, chief administrative officer of Per Scholas, a nonprofit leader in free tech training, coming back to the C-suite of a company she left almost 12 years earlier has turned out to be a very good thing. A 1994 graduate of the University o
The partial shutdown of the federal government affecting 800,000 workers plus recent layoffs at major newspapers, retail stores and company takeovers show every leader, entrepreneur and professional needs a plan for unanticipated, sudden changes in income present and future. Everyone
You may be up to your eyebrows in year-end reviews, but it was a good year—OK, it was a mixed year—for women in leadership. Hopefully a good one for you. A record number of additional women—118—were voted into Congressional office in the midterms this year. For the first time in its h
“To love what you do and feel that it matters, how can anything be more fun?” That quote is attributed to Katharine Graham, the late chairman of the board and publisher of The Washington Post, more recently portrayed by Meryl Streep in the 2017 film “The Post.” I would have to agree w
Earlier in my career as a feature writer and columnist on a daily newspaper, the editor-in-chief made a habit of handwriting notes to one or two staff members each day for stories that he thought were exceptional. Hand-delivered into your mailbox for everyone to see, these brief notes
Sometimes you have to speak up when you know what you know. Take a stand. Create change. Because it matters. Politics aside, the lessons in leadership emerging from the recent social media storm from the medical community responding to a scolding from the National Rifle Association fo
Her career move from the heavens to human-centric workplace cultures makes perfect sense when you talk to Deborah Westphal, CEO of Toffler Associates. Before joining Toffler in 1999 and moving up to CEO in 2007, Westphal worked for the U.S. Air Force from 1987 to 1999 as a technical e
TAKE THE LEAD prepares, develops, inspires and propels women to take their fair and equal share of leadership positions across all sectors by 2025. It’s today’s women’s movement — a unique catalyst for women to embrace power and reach leadership parity.