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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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]