Topic: female executives

CEO Pamela Barnes of Global Women’s Health Nonprofit EngenderHealth Talks Career Changes And Taking Risks

CEO Pamela Barnes of Global Women's Health Nonprofit EngenderHealth Talks Career Changes And Taking Risks

Here at TheGrindstone, we’re all about women in business, whether that be in traditional for-profit ventures or in the incredible world of non-profits. Pamela Barnes, the CEO and President of EngenderHealth, has experience in both. As the head of a large global organization focused on improving women’s health around the world, she knows a lot about being a woman in a leadership position, as well as mentorship and innovation. I spoke to Pamela about her inspiring job, including her career experience before taking her position as CEO, what her work life is like now, and the biggest challenges involved in running a company with employees who work, literally, all over the globe.
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How to Tell Your Husband You’re A Billionaire

How to Tell Your Husband Youâre A Billionaire

Sara Blakely, founder of the miracle that is Spanx, recently spoke at the Women in the World Summit. She talked about how her failure at trying to be a lawyer led her to becoming a billionaire (at 42, she was the youngest woman to grace the cover of the Forbes‘ Billionaire list) but she also talked about how she had to tell her husband she had a bit more money then he may have thought (back before 2009). In her tale, she gave some good tips on what to do when you need to tell your husband you are a self-made billionaire. You know, should you ever be in that situation. More »

What Marissa Mayer’s Fashion Sense Says About Her Management Syle

What Marissa Mayer's Fashion Sense Says About Her Management Syle

In the workplace, the way you look has a huge impact in your own confidence as well as the way others view you — especially if you’re in a management position.

Your fashion sense can reveal your personality, your preference, and, inevitably, your management style. To get a better perspective, we spoke to Tiffiny Dixon, the founder of MEO, a fashion consultancy, about how Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer‘s fashion sense translates into her management preference. More »

42 Successful People Share The Best Advice They Ever Received

42 Successful People Share The Best Advice They Ever Received

The most successful people in the world didn’t get where they are on their own. Along the way, they received some guidance that changed their views and, inevitably, got them to the top.

In its latest “Influencers” series, LinkedIn asked 70+ top professionals in banking, real estate, public relations, energy, technology, and media to answer the question: “What is the best advice you’ve ever received?” More »