The Shriver Report – Women in business

Special Edition

Three Power Moves Men Can Learn From Women in Business
Today’s powerful and accomplished women in business have undoubtedly raised the stakes. Despite justifiable concerns for women aspiring to high-paying career opportunities, industry clout, and far-reaching influence, it’s easy to overlook what women have accomplished in business, even with highly visible examples. I’ve benefited enormously from the way women sense and respond to opportunity, engage with others, and nurture relationships. It made me wonder; What would a group of successful businessmen – entrepreneurs, corporate leaders and professionals — say about their experiences with, and lessons learned by observing women in business?  → Read More
Breaking the Mold
Making it in the Meat Business: A Step Back Does Not Always Mean Backwards
Today, I run my own company, Range, Inc., a meat marketing and education firm located in Chicago, Illinois. I am the author of the James Beard nominated book, The Art of Beef Cutting. I’ve been on the Today Show, featured in Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, Martha Stewart Radio, and many other local and national media outlets. I get calls from companies and individuals all over the world, asking for help with their meat related challenges. How did I get here? It all started with my desire to get an education.  → Read More
“Get Out of Your Own Way” – and Other Hard-Learned Lessons
I’ve worked in television news for (gasp) fifteen years, and have outlasted the bulk of my journalism school compatriots. This is a sink or swim business, and most people tend to get out of the water after just a few years. So how did I survive and even thrive? I did it the hard way – by trial and lots of error.  → Read More
FORTUNE Magazine Releases 50 Most Powerful Women in Business: But What Does Power Look Like to You?
FORTUNE Magazine is out with it’s list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business.  → Read More
10 Ways to Overcome Impostor Syndrome
Many successful women suffer from impostor syndrome. Impostor syndrome is the feeling that you’re a fraud—that you’re somehow less qualified than your peers, less deserving of success, and that you’ll be “found out” if you don’t work longer and harder than everyone else. Despite the fact that I’ve been a corporate vice president, a president, a CEO, and have served on the boards of four Fortune 500 companies, I struggled for many years during my career before I no longer needed external validation to believe I was doing a great job.  → Read More
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