Working Moms are Good Role Models

Over the past 40 years one of the most dramatic changes in society has been the increase in working mothers. When I was a child in the late 1950s and early 1960s a working mother was the exception, not the rule. When I went over to a friend’s house after school the mom was there and vice versa - my mother was at home, too. Today for a variety of reasons, including the high cost of living, many women work. For many women and couples they wrestle with this is very difficult decision – stay home with my children or [...]

By | April 28th, 2016|Women Leaders|

Funny What Grandma Might Be Thinking This Thanksgiving

Make no mistake about it, many of our grandmothers are or were the leaders of our families. I thought you and your family could use a good laugh this Thanksgiving, although I admit I have a twisted sense of humor sometimes. I am sorry I cannot acknowledge the anonymous author of this piece, but perhaps sharing this with you is thanks enough. I wonder if your mother or grandmothers have or had these exact thoughts, but kept them to herself? Dear Family, I'm not dead yet. Thanksgiving is still important to me. If being in my Last Will and Testament is [...]

By | November 25th, 2015|Women Leaders|

Women in Business – Four Short Stories

Steve discusses four interesting business women featured in Fortune magazine's "50 Most Powerful Women" and on the PBS special, "Women in Business". Featured are Dr. Ann Marie Sastry, Barbara Banke, Jessica Alba, and Sharon Anderson Wright.

By | November 7th, 2014|Leadership, Women Leaders|

Thanksgiving Day is Officially 150 Years Old – Thank the Leadership of Sarah Josepha Hale

As you pause and give thanks this Thanksgiving remember the leadership of Sarah Hale, who knew the importance of reflection and grace. Happy Thanksgiving!

By | November 27th, 2013|Leadership, Women Leaders|