Category Archive for: In the News

OC Metro: Forty Under Forty

Winston Churchill said success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. Perhaps it is that simple. Enthusiasm – plus ambition, idealism and the seemingly boundless energy of youth – is what propels those with creative minds and clear goals. It is a common denominator among these bright…

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Woman’s Day: 10 Weird Tricks That Make You More Productive by Samantha Toscano

Up your work efficiency with these surprising ideas Get More Done It happens to everyone. You start the work day knowing full well what you have to finish by quitting time, but at 5 P.M., you haven’t achieved nearly as much as you’d planned. “Being productive is more than just checking off boxes on to-do…

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Fox News Opinion: Whom to Marry is the Most Important Decision a Woman Will Ever Make

Princeton graduate and mother Susan Patton finds the reaction to her article advising female Princetonians to find a husband before graduation “astonishing.” I’ve no doubt the backlash is shocking to Ms. Patton, but it’s not the least bit shocking to me. I’ve taken just as much heat for challenging the status quo when it comes…

Read More → When will Family Come First by Suzanne Venker

With all the talk of women leaning in and out, and of retro wives vs. feminist ones, you’d think at some point we’d come face to face with the elephant in the room. But alas, no. When it comes to the work/family debate, we talk about the pay gap, the gender gap, and the ambition…

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Good Morning San Diego: Mindy Tucker Fletcher and Brenda Gebler on 2013 Athena Awards

Mindy Tucker Fletcher and Athena San Diego Foundation Chairman, Brenda Gebler, joined Good Morning San Diego to talk discuss the 2013 Athena Awards and the overall mission of the Athena San Diego Foundation to promote professional growth for women executives and rising managers in science and technology. Plus, do you know someone who should be nominated…

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Fox News Opinion: Sheryl Sandberg’s Misguided Message by Suzanne Venker

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg gets around. She runs a multi-billion dollar company; she gives high profile speaking engagements; and now she’s a first-time author. Her new book, “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” is a spin-off of Sandberg’s infamous TED talk, where she encouraged women to put their careers front and center…

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Kirkus Reviews Back Story: How Suzanne Venker Stuck with It

The first time I took to the computer to write a book, or to attempt to write a book, I’d quit teaching. I was so disturbed by what I’d witnessed in public schools I started reading voraciously about education. That research, along with my personal experience, ignited a fire that never went out. Though I…

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Save the Date: An Evening with a View to Honor Pete Carroll and Benefit A Better LA

Save the date for “An Evening with a View” to honor Pete Carroll and benefit A Better LA. The event will take place on May 2nd, 2013 at the AT&T Penthouse in Downtown Los Angeles. For more information, visit

Publisher’s Weekly: Boundaries for Leaders by Dr. Henry Cloud

Cloud (Boundaries) argues that the personal and interpersonal side of leadership is every bit as important as vision and execution. Leaders, he shows, set the stage and either propel or derail, and most of the time these issues have little to do with a leader’s business acumen and more to do with how they lead…

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Good Morning San Diego: Mindy Tucker Fletcher Gives a State of the Union Preview

Mindy Tucker Fletcher joined David Davis on Good Morning San Diego for a State of the Union preview. We can expect President Obama to lay out his plan for jobs, gun control, and immigration in tomorrow’s address. Senator Marco Rubio will give the GOP response and, while we don’t expect anything too shocking from him,…

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