Posts Tagged ‘leadership’

3 Things I learned this week (and one sneak preview)

Did you know that only 2% of women’s businesses crack the $1,000,000 revenue mark? I learned that this week when I had the pleasure of speaking at Kristi Hall’s 2% club mastermind group. While it’s not easy for any entrepreneur to build a business, according to a study by EY, businesses owned by men are 3.5…

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What Makes You Happy on Your Birthday?

What Makes You Happy on Your Birthday? Issue 45– April 13, 2018 You guessed it: it’s happy birthday to me today, Friday the 13th. A day to think about what makes for happiness. For me, it’s a day to be grateful for the many gifts I’ve received all year — the love of family, an amazing husband, an…

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The Sum – Meaning of the Week: Break

“The first responsibility of leadership is the creation of meaning.” Warren Bennis Welcome to The Sum, where I share my take on the meaning of sum of the week’s parts. I want your voice too. Leave comments here or @GloriaFeldt Word of the week is BREAK. As in groundbreaking ideas about sex and gender. As…

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The Sum – Meaning of the Week: First

The word of the week is First. Word of the week is FIRST.  As in the original. As in the first woman to break through. As in the inaugural — yes you guessed it — Take The Lead Day As the leaves morph from green to red and gold and the mornings turn chilly in Central Park, as New…

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The Sum – Meaning of the Week: Join

The word of the week is JOIN. As in come together. As in take part. As in join me for Take The Lead Day. The first responsibility of leadership is the creation of meaning.” Warren Bennis Welcome to The Sum, where I share my take on the meaning of sum of the week’s parts. I want…

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The Sum – Meaning of the Week: One

The first responsibility of leadership is the creation of meaning.”  Warren Bennis The word of the week is one. As in one woman speaking her truth gives courage to others. As in the power of taking that one step that starts the march to progress. As in one woman’s story and then another and then…

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The Sum – Meaning of the Week: Positive

“The first responsibility of leadership is the creation of meaning.” —Warren Bennis. Word of the week is POSITIVE. As in posit your own terms. As in position yourself. As in having an optimistic outlook for the sake of your health, happiness, and success. Yesterday I arrived at my Arizona home to find my car had a dead battery.…

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The Sum – Meaning of the Week: Transform

The first responsibility of leadership is the creation of meaning.” —Warren Bennis. Word of the week is TRANSFORM. As in the women who transformed Rwanda. As in women transforming lives and communities through philanthropy. As is in a transformational confrontation with one’s power demons. Ever have one of those weeks when you have to, as I…

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The Sum – Meaning of the Week: Light

“The first responsibility of leadership is the creation of meaning.” — Warren Bennis. Word of the week is LIGHT. As in seeing a path where others have not walked. As in illuminating big intentions. As in shining the light that only you can. Seeing a Path Where Others Have Not Walked Time Magazine chronicled 45 living female firsts this…

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The Sum – Meaning of the Week: Love

“The first responsibility of leadership is the creation of meaning.”—Warren Bennis. Word of the week is LOVE. ‪As in what matters when your house is flooded. As in the secret to dealing with hate speech at work. As in the human capacity to rise higher than Harvey’s waters and help each other. What matters Suddenly we…

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