Entrepreneurs

Chat with Mer, July 7: Building a Legacy

I am excited about this month’s installment in the Chat with Mer series. Join me and Theo Schwabacher, the Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley and the Founder & CEO of the Women’s Intelligence Trust (WIT) as we discuss How to Build a Legacy. Theo and I examine how she promotes a greater understanding of the issues affecting women via a powerful, interactive annual event in the style of a female-only TED talk. Watch a brief preview of my inspiring conversation with Theo. The entire conversation will be available on Thursday, July 17, 2014. Other topics Theo and I discuss include: How to create a…

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Chat with Mer, June 19: A Business Leader’s Search for Meaning

What makes a great leader – and a great life? On Thursday, June 19th, at 5pm PT / 8pm ET, I am featuring my friend and mentor Peter Weis, VP and CIO of Matson Navigation Company,  in my monthly teleseminar series, A Chat with Mer. Peter has been selected one of the CIO 100 by CIO Magazine and will accept this prestigious award later this summer. A good friend, he and I recently sat down to preview his acceptance speech for the award ceremony, on the topic of  dispelling the myth that personal fulfillment and organizational profitability are mutually exclusive. Please join me for: A Business Leader’s Search for…

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My 6 Takeaways from the 2013 World Domination Summit

A few weekends ago, I attended the World Domination Summit. WDS is a gathering in Portland, Oregon, created and organized by Chris Guillebeau, author of The $100 Startup, blogger, and thought-leader in the arena of non-conformity. I have long been an admirer of Chris’ and was thrilled to secure a ticket to his sold-out event. WDS began in 2011 with 500 participants, doubled in size a year later to 1,000, and this year tripled to nearly 3,000 attendees. Chris’ vision in creating WDS was founded on three values: community, adventure, and service. His fundamental quest is to…

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The Career Space Profile: Meredith Haberfeld

Once a month I feature one of the experts from my Career Gold Club. These people are business and lifestyle professionals with vast and diverse talents, interests, and expertise who work in a variety of industries: from acupuncture to finance, corporate executives to entrepreneurs. This series offers you a sneak peek at some of the voices you’ll find at The Career Space, my no-cost resource library for professionals who are looking to grow their skills, enhance their careers, and find inspiration. Their stories have inspired me, and I hope they do the same for you. Meredith Haberfeld is…

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The Career Space Profile: Christina Rasmussen

Once a month I feature one of the experts from The Career Space, my no-cost resource library for busy professionals. These people are business and lifestyle professionals with vast and diverse talents, interests, and expertise who work in a variety of industries: from acupuncture to finance, corporate executives to entrepreneurs. This series offers you a sneak peek at some of the voices you’ll find at The Career Space. Their stories have inspired me, and I know they will do the same for you, too. Christina Rasmussen is on a crusade to change the way we live after loss….

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Teleseminar with Pam Slim!

I am excited to announce an upcoming teleseminar with one of the most visionary thinkers about the way we work today. On February 27th at 12:15 Pacific, join me for a chat with award-winning author, leader, and speaker Pam Slim, where we will discuss the topic: Test Often and Fail Fast: The Art of Rapid Deployment to Quickstart Your Business. This is a rare opportunity to chat with Pam in a teleseminar where you can ask questions and listen to her words of wisdom that will inspire you to start or move your business forward with actionable,…

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Have a burning message to share with the world, but feel held back?

Do you ever feel a secret longing to be known for what you stand for, and to have your message spread in the world? Do you feel some confusion about what your message actually is, but know that if you could just nail it – and then feel totally free to get out there and share it with the world – that your message, your work, & your following would go completely gangbusters? I’ve certainly been there, and I want those same things. The awesome gift I have to share with you today is that my friend…

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