E-Newsletter - "The Exchange" - Spring 2008

E-Newsletter - "The Exchange" - Spring 2008

THIS ISSUE: Reignite Your Leadership
None of us is born with the attributes of leadership bestowed on us. We become leaders through the life lessons we learn, by following the example of those who have come before us, and by tapping into our inner strengths. At WLE, we believe in helping women explore their leadership potential, and in this issue have asked some of the best business minds to offer advice on just how to do that.

Feature Article … Michelle Peluso, CEO Travelocity

WLE’s New York 07 conference keynote speaker, Michelle Peluso, CEO of Travelocity and Executive Vice President of Sabre Holdings, knows a bit about leadership. Here she shares five leadership lessons each of us can take to heart. Read the full story.

To Lead … Women Can Borrow a Few Men’s Success Behaviors
Men do not seem to have as much difficulty attaining leadership roles as women do. We don’t have to act like men, WLE leadership development guru Stacy Radin says, but we can borrow some of their success behaviors and use them to our advantage. Read the full story.

To Lead … Recession Proof Your Business in Good Times and Bad
We can’t control economic forces, but we can employ tested business processes that will help us survive in lean times and thrive in good times. Attorney and WLE National Advisory Board member David Leffler shows you how. Read the full story.

To Lead … Embrace Your Feminine Fashion Style
Confidence demonstrates leadership, and nothing says “I’m in charge” like a fashion style that sends the message: I am a woman, not a man. Kathleen McFeeters, CEO of the fashion company, Donna Morgan, LLC, offers advice on how to be feminine and powerful. Read the full story.

To Lead … Take Care of the People Who Take Care of Your Business
Health insurance does not have to be out of reach for business owners, according to Aetna’s Kate Begley. Here she offers advice on how to shop for an affordable plan that will keep employees healthy and motivated. Read the full story.

To Lead … Help Improve the Retirement Outlook for You and Your Employees
A good retirement plan may help your company attract and retain quality employees and safeguard their future and yours. The experts at UnionBanc Investment Services offer information to help you make a good choice. Read the full story.

Mentoring and Sharing Grow Women Business Leaders
WLE co-founder Andrea March discusses how the organization is helping women business owners break beyond the $1-million-in-revenue ceiling through its latest program: LEXCI. Read the full story.

Meet Our Award-Winning LEXCI Members
The women in our Leadership Executive Circles are recognized for their achievements. Read the full story.

Carly Fiorina Talks about Leadership
At WLE’s Northern California conference, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO shared some observations about leadership. Read the full story.

In Memoriam: Adrienne Hall, 2006 Compass Award Winner. Read the full story.

Women business owners worry about cyber-security, but embrace technology. Read the full story.

Got Leadership?
Who’s got it? How do you get it? WLE Cofounder Leslie Grossman, and co-creator of the new WLE Leadership Executive Circle (LEXCI) program shares her views and why it’s important that we become more effective leaders. Read the full story.


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