Words: “…the danger of futility…”

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"...the danger of futility: the belief there is nothing one man or one woman can do against the enormous array of the world's ills-against misery and ignorance, injustice and violence. Yet many of the world's greatest movements, of thought and action, have flowed from the work of a single man [woman]...Few will have the greatness to bend history … [Read more...]

Will Women Decide the 2014 Elections?

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It is always my privilege to be a guest on the top rated Jerry Doyle Show.  Jerry and I debate the power of women in the upcoming midterms, some risky Senate races and why women don’t give more dough politically.  Often, money equals influence so its important for women to find new ways to make themselves heard. For some background on the changing … [Read more...]

Signs We Are Ready to Embrace Female Leadership

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Mighty Kacy Catanzaro (5 feet, 100 lbs.) just made history on American Ninja Warrior as the only woman to complete the course at the Dallas finals. Her jaw-dropping performance, beating out many men in the process, is an inspiration to women and girls everywhere.  Her video, shared below, has had nearly 6 million hits.  While … [Read more...]

Is There A Hillary Metric?

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On her book tour for HARD CHOICES, Hillary Clinton has been getting a fair amount of lambasting from a pundit class that looks to be lying in wait in the tall grass. As usual, Secretary Clinton is graded by a different metric than other potential candidates or private citizens, which she is.  Is there a level of good that would be good enough in … [Read more...]

Hillary, Leadership and the GOP Upset

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What do the American people want in a leader going forward? In my first guest appearance on Newsmax TV's "Midpoint" with Ed Berliner, we discuss Hillary’s new book "Hard Choices", the media's focus on Benghazi, and what the American people want in a leader and if Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s shocking loss to an unknown in the VA … [Read more...]

Misogyny, #NotAllMen, And M&M’s

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Discussing my recent article, Ramifications of #YesAllWomen/#NotAllMen In the Wake of Elliot Rodger’s Killing Spree, on the Jerry Doyle Show. Jerry and I looked at society’s addiction to misogyny, toxic masculinity and what we can do to open a dialogue to break that cycle.  We also discuss Jeopardy champion Arthur Chu’s brave and insightful … [Read more...]

Movie: “20 Feet From Stardom”

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 So much of the divine and powerful pop, rock and soul music of the last 50 years has been made unforgettable by the backing vocals of the women celebrated in “20 Feet from Stardom.” Morgan Neville’s excellent Oscar-winning documentary shines a much deserved spotlight on the vital voices of women (and men) in the music industry, sharing their … [Read more...]

Strength in Motherhood

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I’ve always been proud of my children. From infancy to adult and motherhood, my daughters have amazed and humbled me. I am the proud grandmother of ten precious wonders and each has a special place in my heart. Grandbaby number ten came into this world in January 2014. His entrance wasn’t as planned but you won’t find a happier, healthier … [Read more...]