Events like Hurricane Sandy tend to bring our lives into sharp relief. Those of us near or in the storm are acutely focused on what matters–food, water, safety, and communication for ourselves and our loved ones. The heroes stand out, as do the generous folks donating, opening their homes, and showing us that no matter what times we live in, we can count on each other when it matters.
With Paul Ryan joining Mitt Romney’s bid for the presidency, Republicans have solidified their stance on women. And I mean “stance” literally. They wish to keep women firmly under the heels of men. Paul Ryan’s record on women’s issues is appalling, and if elected, he and Mitt have no intention of softening this position, much […]
Everyone is looking for ways to save money these days, and tips for doing so have proliferated all over the Internet, in magazines and newspapers, in email newsletters, and so on. The most obvious reason for this is, of course, the Great Recession and our slowly recovering economy. For many people, though, one purpose (or […]
In this election, all I really have to do is just get out there and tell the truth. —Elizabeth Warren Being a truth teller goes hand in hand with another visionary ability: discernment. Being able to go below the surface and see beyond what’s obvious, distinguishing differences among options, reading character and motives—all are crucial […]
Florida International University’s Center for Leadership recent survey, The Women Entrepreneurial Leaders Report, showed that “while both men and women are equally likely to desire business growth, women are less likely to measure success by the size of their firm. Instead, women business owners tend to pursue a balance between economic goals, like profit, and […]
You say you want a revolution. Well, you know, We all want to change the world. You tell me that it’s evolution. Well, you know, We all want to change the world. The Beatles, “Revolution” Occupy Wall Street is in its fourth week, with no signs of losing momentum. Just the opposite. Sister movements are […]