Below is a selection of books, podcasts, tips and people who inspire/amuse me when I’m working on a routine update, thinking of the next step to take or embarking on a new project.
This supplements the “extra nudges” mentioned in my book Dream Dare Do.
If you have any ideas you’d like to share, please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read to lead
The simple habit that expands your influence and boosts our career (Jeff Brown & Jesse Wisnewski)
The Italian physicist Laura Bassi was the first woman to build an academic career in the 18th century.
Women and investing
Reimagining wealth advice (UBS)
CEO Air France (LinkedIn profile)
Director BYMA (LinkedIn profile)
Inc. founders project
met Alexa von Tobel (Inc. Magazine)
Trends summer talk Conny Vandendriessche
The long game
How to be a long-term thinker in a short-term world (Dorie Clark)
How Women Unlock Their Collective Power (Brooke Baldwin)
Jocelyn Bell Burnell
With her discovery of pulsars, Burnell altered our perception of the universe. However, it was her assisting astronomer who won the Nobel Prize for it.
WOW – Women On Walls
This graffiti initiative was launched in 2013 in Egypt. WOW uses graffiti to talk about women and women’s issues and rights, with the aim to contribute to the empowerment of the Arab woman.
Stories behind the headlines.
Businessclub for women in Brussels
Women and money
Seven things women need to know about money (Financial Times).
5 female founders showing how it’s done (Founder.com).
Whitney Wolfe Herd
Founder Bumble (Instagram @whitney)
Executive Chair Banco Santander (LinkedIn profile)
Founder Stitch Fix (Instagram @katrinalake)