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Lean In, Recline, Sway

Lean In, Recline, Sway – Be True to Yourself

Last week we shared Recline! Why “Leaning in” is killing us, by Rosa Brooks, which sparked much reaction in our readers.  This week, we wanted to followup with The Recline! Response (Part 1), which provides responses by Anne-Marie Slaughter, Julianne Smith, and Mieke Eoyang.  The three responses illustrate the width and depth of the issue for women, […]

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Wixii Reads (October 29, 2013)

Wixii™ Reads (October 29, 2013)

Redefining Our Roles is a Life Long Pursuit Jane Pauley Urges Women to Reinvent Themselves at Denver Event Pauley described being invited to address the 1990 graduating class at what was then Radcliffe College (now Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study) to talk about women’s issues and “having it all.” “I told those bright young women […]

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2013.8.15 Embracing the Seasons of Our Work-Life Mix

Embracing the Seasons of Our Work-Life Mix

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”  We question children and teenagers throughout their upbringing, but somewhere along the way, the question is no longer asked.  I think that we should all be asking ourselves a version of this question regularly as we move through the seasons of our lives, not stopping […]

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Kathryn Albright

The Wixii™ Project: Kathryn Albright

Name: Kathryn Albright Location:  Colorado Company: U.S. Bank Professional Industry: Banking/Real Estate Job Title: Senior Vice President WIXII-ISM™ FROM KATHRYN ALBRIGHT:  “My mindset and attitude toward life has changed substantially over time. Earlier in my life I had a relative phobia of commitment to community activities, social engagements, etc., causing me to turn down any number […]

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Wixii™ Reads (May 15, 2013)

Wixii™ Reads (May 15, 2013)

How to Make the U.S. a Better Place for Caregivers:  An inventory of strategies that could improve the situation of America’s working parents, from the beginning of their children’s lives to their end of their own (by Anne-Marie Slaughter)  “Breadwinning makes no sense without caregiving. Someone must transform income into the food, shelter, clothing, nurture, […]

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Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Lean In, Lean Out, Sway: 7 Powerful Insights

Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In is now everywhere – television, internet, radio and finally, the bookshelves (as of March 11).  The message:  believe in yourself, give it your all, “lean in” and “don’t leave before you leave.”  Ms. Sandberg recognizes that both internal and external barriers prevent women from getting to the top, and she […]

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Wixii™ Reads (Mar. 13, 2013)

Three Wixii™ Reads Reviewing & Weighing In on Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, by Sheryl Sandberg Why Sandberg Matters for Real Women by Judith Warner “It’s easy to believe that women like Sandberg breathe a rarefied air, or are touched by magical qualities that protect them from the challenges the rest of us […]

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Forget 'Having It All' - Own What You Want

Wixii™ Reads (Feb. 13, 2013)

Why you need more margin in your life, Sean Johnson Why lack of margin is hurting you, and how to fix it. “One of the more common problems with driven people is a lack of margin.  They cram their schedules so full of activities and busyness that their emotional, physical and spiritual health suffers….Margin must […]

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“Having It All” is Not Necessarily “Doing It All”

We are 2 weeks in to The Wixii™ Project: what does “HAVING IT ALL” really look like?  And, already it is becoming apparent that “having it all” is not necessarily “doing it all.” Some of you may have already realized this, but some of us (i.e., yours truly) are slower on the uptake.  Between Kyoko’s […]

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The Wixii™ Project

Why You Can’t Have it All…or Can You?

Anne-Marie Slaughter’s article “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All” published in the Atlantic last summer reignited an important conversation. A conversation that is filled with opinion, emotion, and countless points of view.  A conversation without an easy solution or truly a universal solution.  But, a conversation that can break barriers and open doors for […]

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