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 opportunity to do work I’m passionate about, good health, and friendship to name a few.
The Power of Gratitude — and Handwritten Thank You Notes
This week, I hope you had a chance to tune into my Virtual Happy Hour.
I had a vibrant conversation with three women — all of whom are changing the odds to speed gender parity, one in business, one in politics, and one in media. They are:
GLORIA FELDT is the New York Times bestselling author of several books including No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power, a sought-after speaker and frequent contributor to major news outlets, and the Co-Founder and President of Take The Lead. People has called her “the voice of experience,” and among the many honors she has been given, Vanity Fair called her one of America’s “Top 200 Women Legends, Leaders, and Trailblazers,” and Glamour chose her as a “Woman of the Year.”
As co-founder and president of Take The Lead, a leading women’s leadership nonprofit, her mission is to achieve gender parity by 2025 through innovative training programs, workshops, a groundbreaking 50 Women Can Change The World immersive, online courses, a free weekly newsletter, and events including a monthly Virtual Happy Hour program and a Take The Lead Day symposium that reached over 400,000 women globally in 2017.