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Whitney Johnson
When Whitney Johnson isn't investing in stocks, she's taking stock in her dreams, and encouraging others to take stock in theirs.
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After several months of painstaking work by several individuals who I will shortly name, my new virtual homestead is up at www.whitneyjohnson.com and is where the dare to dream blog will now be housed. Come visit! P.S. For those of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2012 at dare to dream
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A passionate believer in the rights of women (especially mothers), Kaylie Astin is the founder of www.familyfriendlywork.org, where she blogs and raises awareness of work and family issues. She is also an aspiring novelist and freelance writer whose work has... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2012 at dare to dream
With the launch of Dare, Dream, Do just 30 days away, I am grateful for media opportunities. Cave Henricks and Shelton Interactive, both affiliated with my publisher Bibliomotion, have been tremendously helpful in this regard, as has Weaving Influence, who... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2012 at dare to dream
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Alice Baumgartner is one of the founders of the FACE IT Campaign. After graduating from Yale in 2010, she worked for a year at a medical clinic in rural Bolivia—an experience which made her an avid proponent of disruptive innovation.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2012 at dare to dream
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Linda is a seasoned marketing professional with over 30 years in the financial services industry. She graduated from Universityof Pennsylvania's Wharton School with a BS in Economics and with an MBA from NYU. She moved to Boston in 1985 and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at dare to dream
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Giveaway: When you leave a comment (or tweet, Facebook, Linkedin, etc.) you'll be entered to win a copy of The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg. The giveaway will close on Wednesday, April 4 at midnight (ET); I'll announce the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2012 at dare to dream
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Last October, Morra Aarons-Mele of We are Women Online, Roxanna Sarmiento of Everyday Treats, Christine Koh of Boston Mamas and I, put on a networking event for women in business and technology in Boston. It was a smashing success. The... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2012 at dare to dream
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Susy Yamada is a home-schooling mother of 5 children, who is always looking for new ways to teach and learn. She and her husband have principally raised their family in New York City, in a fluid, ever-changing, too small apartment,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2012 at dare to dream
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At four months prior to the launch of Dare, Dream, Do, Rusty Shelton, one of the publicists associated with Bibliomotion, said, "Whitney, you need to come up with a campaign, like Tony Schwartz' brilliant Take Back Your Lunch." Sure thing,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2012 at dare to dream
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Dear Whitney, Spring is almost here, and soon after, the launch of your first book, Dare, Dream, Do. In our garden, we’re enjoying a patch of crocuses, glorious in purple and white. Our daffodils and tulips will soon bloom, while... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2012 at dare to dream
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Giveaway: When you leave a comment (or tweet, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.) you'll be entered to win an autographed copy of The Power of Pull by John Hagel, John Seely Brown, and Lang Davison. The giveaway will close on Thursday, March... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2012 at dare to dream
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Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all? I like to fancy myself as Snow White. And sometimes I am. Unfortunately, I'm sometimes also the Evil Queen, looking into the mirror of "all about me," wondering when... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2012 at dare to dream
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Giveaway: When you leave a comment here, tweet, share on Facebook, or repin on Pinerest, you'll be entered to win an an Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) of Edenbrooke; the giveaway will close on Thursday, March 14 at midnight (ET); I'll... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at dare to dream
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Last night, Clayton Christensen was the keynote for a scholarship fundraiser at the Celtics Training Facility; thank you Danny Ainge, also a BYU graduate, for making this possible, and Robin Baker, head of the scholarship comittee for pulling off a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2012 at dare to dream
Yep, you heard me right. Just don't tell your children... Here's my latest post from HBR. Do you find that procrastination leads to anxiety which becomes the combustible that drives you to innovate? What does that look like? Or, if... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2012 at dare to dream
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Mar 1, 2012
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Once, a twenty-something-girl graduated college with a degree in Computer Science and a job offer at a hot tech startup in Silicon Valley. She was smart and ambitious and proud. She was apprehensive and self-critical and an impostor. She kept... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2012 at dare to dream
When I need to slow down, my body has always given me a nudge; this is a boon; I hadn't allowed myself to stop. Permission now granted. I rest. I relax. I say no. I relax. I rest. Come Monday... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2012 at dare to dream
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Giveaway: When you leave a comment here, (or tweet, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.) you'll be entered to win one of three autographed copies of Managing with a Conscience (2nd ed.) by @fsonnenberg. The giveaway will close on Thursday, February 23 at... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2012 at dare to dream
On Wednesday, February 22 (my 1/2 birthday!) at 7pm ET/4pm PT, I will be joining The Daily Thrive's Lisa Gates and Chrysula Winegar for their first ever Ten Buck Talk teleconversation. I'm quite excited. Not only because Chrysula and Lisa... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2012 at dare to dream
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Dear Whitney, You are about to publish your book. What an accomplishment! I can’t wait to read Dare Dream Do, and hope to catch a glimpse of the galleys before your publication date on May 8. I'm also delighted to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2012 at dare to dream
My 4th grade class snickered when we heard over the intercom, "Please send Whitney to the office, he will be leaving now." As a 6th grader, I remember waiting for my parents to pick me up from the Almaden public... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2012 at dare to dream
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Whitney Wilkerson is an entrepreneur, a Marketing and New Media expert who has held positions at Giorgio Armani and Condé Nast Publications, and currently the Founder and CEO of Next for Women, a vibrant online community of young professional women... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2012 at dare to dream
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She’s been described as Mark Zuckerberg’s most valuable friend, the key cog in the vast machinery of Facebook that makes everything else work. The one person without whom Facebook would have never gotten this close to an IPO, a woman... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2012 at dare to dream
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