Category Archives: Education

The Birth of the United States of America – Challenging Conventional Wisdom (& Are We Listening)?

I took a seminar class from Prof Maier on the American Revolution (I think there were 8-10 of us in the class), and I often cite it as one of my favorite non-major classes. She pushed us in the material … Continue reading

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Evolution of Education

During my morning workout I enjoyed another great Stanford University eCorner podcast featuring Sal Khan of the Khanacademy.org. I’ve been following what this organization is doing for some time, and I really enjoyed catching up on how it has grown and … Continue reading

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Quality Time

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Happy New Year! I had a really nice break over three weeks or so, with some work interspersed with relaxation and fun. We celebrated Christmas in CA, and then we’re in TX for a week for another round of Christmas … Continue reading

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Support for Women Leading High-Growth Companies

As I’ve brought up in the past, I enjoy listening to podcasts and books while I’m exercising. The last two days, I was taking in the final Fall lecture from the Stanford Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar, which featured Sharon Vosmek, the CEO of Astia. … Continue reading

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Padnos, Spar, Finerman: Taking Some Time to Learn From Those Further Along the Career/Life Path

In the past I’ve shared my love of listening to podcasts and audio books, especially when I’m exercising. It helps me to consume and learn things I wouldn’t otherwise have the time to do, and it really makes exercise fly … Continue reading

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Whew! Busy August, Time for Some Catching Up on Women, Life and Work

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Starting the month of August, I had a goal of doubling my blog viewership over the month of July. I had written a post the last day of July that had some good traction, and then . . . I … Continue reading

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Well-Being, Space, and Getting to 50/50

Rather than having a specific focus this week, I thought I would share several interesting things I’ve come across this past week.  Last week, the Huffington Post held their first women’s conference in NY about the third metric in life: … Continue reading

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A Sweet Story That Was Sent My Way

A fellow entrepreneur friend of mine shared this article with me because he thought I would find it interesting – Sweet success: Simple Sugar scrubs have wowed skin care market, TV’s ‘Shark Tank’. As I was reading through it, my … Continue reading

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The Terrorist Attack on the Boston Marathon

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My heart has been heavy all day since hearing of the terrorist attack in Boston. The city will always be special to me – every time I visit I get excited when the Boston and Cambridge skyline comes in to … Continue reading

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Read and Share – Making ‘herstory’, Thanks to Teachers

First time on my blog. I love to read. Sometimes I do comment. But most of the times I am a silent reader but love to share. My mom passed this on to me, and I thought it was a … Continue reading

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Interesting Articles from the Week of March 4, 2013

I’ve been busy these past couple of weeks (trip to Boston for MIT alumni association activities, trip to Vancouver for work, and then a trip to Phoenix for baseball spring training and visiting with Tim’s family), so I haven’t had … Continue reading

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Women Still Can’t Have It All?

I read an article last year that made the rounds and got a lot of attention – Why Women Still Can’t Have It All. I shared it with family and friends, as well as women in my sorority, to hopefully find … Continue reading

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Women in Politics

Many of my previous articles have focused on women and their careers, women in startups and work at home women. A lot of my focus has been on women in engineering, business, and technology, but I recently realized there is … Continue reading

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Interesting Articles from the Week of January 21, 2013

Reading other people’s blogs makes me see a wider perspective whether it’s about business, or the corporate world, or the work at home mom. And I’m loving it 🙂 Hope you enjoy reading these blogs and check out my comments … Continue reading

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Fake It Until You Become It – Body Language is Nonverbal Communication

Body Language from birth to old age Body language is something that we notice from people of all ages, from toddlers to teens and adults. We say a child is the shy type with the way she looks, sits or … Continue reading

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Happy 1st Year Business Anniversary

Like many people, today is my first full day back at work since the week before Christmas. The break was great – I spent a little over five days in Texas with my family, and then we came back to … Continue reading

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Getting the Ivy League to Come to You

Open Online Courses MIT, Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley and lots of other top notch universities are offering open online courses for anyone to use. You can be a student in their university or from another university, or an entrepreneur wanting to … Continue reading

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