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’
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.
You never know where or when your next collaboration may appear. If you are traveling for work, or even if you are in your home city attending a conference or a large event, being ready to talk about the work you do and opportunities you are looking for may result in options that did
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
Most of us have been watching the red carpet and acceptance speeches at the Golden Globes, SAG awards and are awaiting the Oscars. As we are deep into awards season for entertainment, it has us wondering if all those industry competitions in just about every field imaginable are reall
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 fates of corporations, organizations and individuals sometimes rest on leaked information. We’re not talking here about inside intel on nefarious actions such as sexual harassment, violence, data breaching or anything illegal. This is about confidential personal information you ma
Freelance or contract workers are a growing portion of the economy. But working from home, connecting only remotely to your organization, team or management, may not be the blissful utopia everyone imagines. It’s not a big party in your PJs every day. On the beach. “Last year, the Bur
“Five years ago I didn’t have any idea I would be doing this incredible work,” says Adelle Archer, co-founder of Eterneva, an Austin, Texas-based memorialization company that creates diamonds from the cremated ashes of loved ones. But the death of a close friend, Tracey, in 2015 from
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.