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The book features the accumulated wisdom of 40 influential men and women who represent the most compelling voices in the field, including:
- Dynamic business leaders such as Eileen Fisher (founder, Eileen Fisher, Inc.), Barbara Corcoran (founder and chairman, The Corcoran Group), and Pat Mitchell (president and CEO, PBS)
- Trailblazing women from other arenas such as politics (Ambassador Swanee Hunt), the military (Rear Admiral Deborah A. Loewer, USN), and sports (U.S. Olympian Marilyn King)
- Renowned thought leaders such as Riane Eisler, Rayona Sharpnack, Sally Helgesen, Peggy Klaus, Bruce Patton, Nancy J. Adler, and Gail Evans
- Leading-edge academics, activists, executives, entrepreneurs, and practitioners
Each provides a unique perspective on how women are transforming leadership in business, the media, education, politics, and culture across the nationand around the world.
Tapping into the richness of the annual Women in Leadership Summit presented by Linkage, Inc., Enlightened Power contains stories of vulnerability and strength, authenticity and compassion, courage and conviction, and integrity and impact. Through these stories, the authors reveal their "enlightened power"and provide both inspiration and practical wisdom for women leaders who want or need to bring their own enlightened power forward.
Women todayoccupants of the corner office, emerging leaders, entrepreneurs, and leaders in nonprofit and noncorporate disciplinesare all seeking ways to redefine and leverage power so they can achieve personal fulfillment, extraordinary business results, and positive social change. Enlightened Power is the groundbreaking book that shows them the way.