Four Things I Learned

Four Things I Learned About Being the Spouse of a Female CEO When my wife Mirka and I got married, we were both in the middle of our careers. She aspired to be a CEO, while I worked toward growing my own business. We both knew that becoming a CEO required an extensive amount of […]

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Why Aren’t More CEOs Women? 4 Ways Corporations Can Clear The Path

While more women are rising to the top of the corporate ladder, a question persists: Why do female CEOs still comprise a small percentage of the highest leadership positions? Research underscores women’s capabilities as corporate leaders and their positive effects on organizations. An extensive worldwide survey showed that having women at the C-suite level significantly […]

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Gift Ideas

2019 Unusual Christmas Gift Ideas for Busy Families With Christmas nearly a week away, you might be in a pinch to find last-minute gifts. If your family is anything like ours, you’re likely not in the market for frivolous toys, gadgets or filler gifts. Thankfully, there are quite a few useful and educational presents you […]


How to Balance Your Leadership Team

“Balancing men and women in leadership roles provides checks and balances and a wider lens to see through. The male and female brains think very differently, and different thoughts create different information. Men can support women in leadership roles by opening their minds to the possibilities and advantages of a truly balanced leadership team.” — […]


Provide Genuine, Authentic Support

Are You Undermining Women in the Workplace Without Realizing It? “I wish more men would offer genuine support with pure intentions — as if we were their sister, who they are rooting for. Look out for us, have our backs, encourage us, support our efforts and be there when we need to bounce something off […]


Publication Day of Lean On

After many months in the making, today is the day – my book “Lean On: The Five Pillars of Support for Women in Leadership is officially released.  Thank you to my team and publisher Advantage Media | ForbesBooks. The Official Press Release: NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — In his groundbreaking new book, Andreas Wilderer […]


WAKE UP: Why Society Needs to Embrace Stay-at-Home-Dads

As the husband of a successful female executive, I am more than familiar with the social stigmas placed on stay-at-home-dads. In my years of being my children’s primary caregiver, I’ve experienced it many times. I recall one story from my book, Lean On, that might help to shine a bit more perspective on my personal […]


Goodbye | Does a Woman Earning More Make Divorce More Likely?

As the husband of a successful female executive, I know all too well the issues that can arise when a wife earns more than her spouse. From dealing with outside opinions to mutual respect and other issues at home, the income discrepancy will, most certainly, be a challenge for any couple — but why? Women […]


Six Long-Distance Date Night Ideas for Women in Leadership

As the husband of a busy female executive, I will tell you that I don’t see my wife as much as I would like. Whether she’s working late nights or overseas on business, the time spent apart can really take its toll on the relationship. Being a hopeless romantic and a man who truly loves […]