Mens’ Work – Money vs. Homemaker | Redefining Head of Household

A common notion is that human beings are wired for the male to be the head of household – the provider and the decider – and for the female to be the nurturer who follows and supports. That said, for generations, society has expected that when a couple decides to start a family, it is […]

Sync Up – How Successful Families Manage Their Busy Schedules

As a former full-time stay-at-home father as well as a husband to a busy female executive, I quickly learned the importance of the homemaker in the family unit. From organizing the family schedule to meeting deadlines and balancing the family budget, the business of running a household proved to be more challenging than I’d expected. […]

He’s Jealous – When a Man is Envious of His Partner’s Success

A recent study from researchers at the University of Florida and the University of Virginia found evidence to suggest that a woman’s level of accomplishments can greatly affect her relationships. As success and ambition are qualities most women take into effect when selecting a mate, a man’s ego can suffer greatly when he feels as […]

Busy Bonding – Three Ways Influential Women Can Stay Connected With Their Kids

With many women in leadership, the decision to start a family can be challenging. Channeling all of their energies into a successful career, it is likely that the rest of their lives have been carefully structured to best facilitate these ambitions. Another hurdle can be society’s view of them. Unlike their male counterparts, these influential […]

Woman, Wife, Mom, CEO – Can Women in Leadership Find Balance?

As the husband of a successful female CEO and mother, I can tell you I have met Wonder Woman. From her demanding schedule to spending weeks overseas on business, her life is non-stop, to say the least. Her income supports our family and, in turn, I support her by caring for our two children and […]

Female Breadwinners – How To Be and Support a Successful Woman

Women have long-established how well they can provide, as evidenced by the fact that for years they have outpaced men in receiving college degrees. In 1978, for the first time, more women than men earned associate degrees, according to data from the U.S. Department of Education. Four years later, more women than men earned bachelor’s […]

The B Words – Four Things Successful Women in Leadership Aren’t Saying

Congratulations! You have risen to the ranks of some of the most successful women in business. As much of an accomplishment that is, not everyone shares the same enthusiasm for women in leadership roles. Recent studies have discovered that many men feel threatened by their female superiors. While that isn’t so surprising, what is surprising […]

Work-Life Balance and the Female CEO

As a busy CEO, wife, and mother, my wife Mirka juggles a very hectic schedule. If I had to pinpoint the single-most question that she is asked by friends, colleagues and even strangers, it would have to be, “How do you find the right balance between work and life?” She explains that it’s not a […]

The Silent Partner – Influential Women and the Spouses Who Support Them

We’ve all heard the song Wind Beneath My Wings. In this breathtaking ballad, Bette Midler pays a heartfelt homage to her husband, whom she portrays as the person who has, quite selflessly, been her rock, inspiration and unwavering support throughout her long and illustrious career (insert tear here). While Bette’s position and role in her […]