You’re Already Good Enough

Fresh on the heels of listening to the recording of “You’re Already Good Enough: How Embracing Imperfection and Cultivating Confidence Frees You to Influence and Lead,” I’m putting together an expressive arts project for homeless youth. As I work, I’m thinking, “That’s what these kids need to hear: ‘You’re already good enough!’” Then I pause. […]

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Mothers as Leaders

It is impossible to overestimate the value of mothers as leaders.  As the poet, William Ross Wallace, wrote, “The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world.”  And we are all familiar with this quote from Abraham Lincoln:  “All I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” […]

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Educated Woman of the Week- Heather Wolsey

Sales Manager and Marketing Director, Daily Herald I am currently the Sales Manager and Marketing Director at the Daily Herald in Provo, Utah. I am very blessed to have a job that I love. I started working at the Daily Herald in December 2012. This is the first job that I have had in the […]

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Shape Girls’ Impressions of Themselves While Young

For many people, the beginning of a new school year is a good time to make resolutions, start fresh, and improve habits.  As a 7th grade teacher, I see girls and boys come into my classroom with varying degrees of trepidation, and some come with enthusiasm.  On that first day I have them write on […]

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Overconfident Men

In their study about women and confidence (see previous blog post), Katty Kay and Claire Shipman found a number of interesting things. Here are some of the highlights. See if they ring true for you. In studies, men overestimate their abilities and performance, and women underestimate both. Their performances do not differ in quality. Do […]

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How Knowing Your Options Can Change Your Life

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” I’ve come to realize, looking back, that I never sincerely asked myself this question. I already knew what to do. I was going to be a mother. I was so excited to go to college, and my excitement really had nothing to do with attending […]

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