Executive. Mom. Blog.

The working world is filled with many executives… and fortunately, for the future of humanity, the world is well-supplied with mothers. However, when you combine the two into one woman, a rather fantastic alchemy can occur. Yet “executive moms” are a group that we humbly submit is the most undervalued, undersupported “giant niche” across the globe. In 2002, Executive Moms was born out of that insight – and the simple recognition that when you give already pretty fabulous women like this the simple gift of connection with other women like themselves (along with a few helpful tips and ideas), they (or rather, we) are truly capable of anything.

Holding on to the “Old” Year on New Year’s

Posted on December 28, 2013, in Executive. Mom. Blog., with 2 Comments

20131228-221850.jpgAs a self-branded cautious optimist, I always loved the promise that seemed to beckon with each turning of a new year… and it always made me a little nervous. In our Horatio Alger-esque way, we treat every New Year’s like.

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Fearlessness, for the Rest of Us

Posted on July 22, 2013, in Executive. Mom. Blog., with 0 Comments

Two years ago this weekend my friend Jennifer Goodman Linn finally succumbed to the sarcoma that robbed her of so much… and yet also became the basis for her vast and enduring legacy as the founder with her husband David.

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My Central Perk (Or Interrupting this Working Mom Life for One Brief Moment with Friends)

Posted on July 11, 2013, in Executive. Mom. Blog., with 0 Comments

As someone who has always fed on popular culture it’s perhaps not surprising that I wound up with a career in marketing; I’m my own best consumer of the images we media create, even/especially as I should have a critic’s.

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Weighing in on that “other Digital Maris(s)a’s” Big Decision

Posted on June 5, 2013, in Executive. Mom. Blog., with 0 Comments

  Among its many profound effects that I consider often in my professional as well as personal life, social media has become a giant lighting rod for rushes to judgement.  And so when Marissa Mayer, the not-even-40, new-mother+CEO of Yahoo!.

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My Year in Review

Posted on December 31, 2011, in Executive. Mom. Blog., with 8 Comments

  Since it has been a while, I thought it appropriate — and by way of partial explanation for this lapse– to offer a synopsis of my past year, at this closing of the door on 2011. My 2011 Year.

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Party Time

Posted on April 15, 2011, in Executive. Mom. Blog., with 0 Comments

One of things that fascinates me about many of my thoroughly modern (executive) mom friends, is how many of them still infuse their fast-paced lives with activities that seem almost nostalgic in nature – like my corporate lawyer friend who.

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Giving, a Little

Posted on November 19, 2010, in Executive. Mom. Blog., with 3 Comments

With Thanksgiving approaching (my favorite holiday for its non-denominational nature and near-universal underlying sentiment) I’ve been wrestling with how having a genuine philanthropic spirit doesn’t always line up with actually dedicating yourself philanthropically, at least as much as we might.

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Girlfriend with a “G”

Posted on September 8, 2010, in Executive. Mom. Blog., with 0 Comments

When I heard that one of my favorite Twitter “girlfriends,” Cindy Morrison, had written a book called “Girlfriends 2.0,” I knew it was a subject I wanted to highlight, harkening back to one of our very first Executive Moms events.

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If There is a “Mom” Penalty, How Do We Lift it?

Posted on August 13, 2010, in Executive. Mom. Blog., with 7 Comments

When The Today Show was putting together a piece related to working moms this week, I was glad to be enlisted as an expert. Take a look at the segment here). However, I can admit now that I had some.

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Executive Mom, Executive Daughter

Posted on April 8, 2010, in Executive. Mom. Blog., with 0 Comments

Ok, so the “Sandwich Generation” concept isn’t exactly a fresh one. Yet in all of our focus on the duality that “Executive Mom” suggests – an intricate if imperfect choreography between our roles as professional and parent – what about.

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