Leadership. Entrepreneurship. Citizenship.
 

Officially a bionic woman! I'll never again take for granted the ability to walk. Such a humbling experience to try out the "Eksoskeleton" from Ekso Bionics, a California company working to help disabled veterans and others get their mobility back. I'm not moving the suit -- the suit is moving me!
Cindi Bigelow, 3rd-generation CEO of Bigelow Tea Co., shares insights about life and career with students at Sacred Heart University in the latest edition of my "Women Can Have it All" series.
The three founders of Women’s Leadership LIVE have each built our own companies. We will share our experiences with women who are creating their own start-ups, looking to scale their businesses, aspiring to executive roles, or seeking to advance to leadership positions in their communities.
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Welcome

What is leadership? I believe in leading by example. As a CEO, I never expect anyone to work harder than I am willing to work myself. 

Leadership allows us to shine a spotlight on something we believe in and invite others to care about it, too. It isn’t about imposing our will upon others, but creating an environment in which all opinions are valued. I respect and trust other people, and I believe whatever influence I have earned comes from other people respecting and trusting me.

I believe we are all leaders – in our homes, our workplaces, our communities, our countries.  In order to achieve whatever goals we set, we all must find in ourselves and in others respect, trust and a willingness to work hard.

10/27/2016 Cindi Bigelow at Sacred Heart University
10/27/2016 Cindi Bigelow at Sacred Heart University
10/27/2016 Fall 2016: Cindi Bigelow, President and CEO of Bigelow Tea
Cindi Bigelow shares her strategy for entering the family business
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Cindi Bigelow shares a leadership lesson she learned from her father
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Cindi Bigelow shares what "having it all" means to her
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Cindi Bigelow shares how she balances work and family
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Cindi Bigelow discusses passion and why finding it takes patience
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Cindi Bigelow shares what she learned from her grandmother's path toward entrepreneurship
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Cindi Bigelow shares the advice she'd give herself as a college student
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Cindi Bigelow shares the importance of building relationships in the workplace
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Cindi Bigelow discusses the importance of starting at the bottom and working your way up
10/27/2016 Cindi Bigelow at Sacred Heart University
10/27/2016 Cindi Bigelow at Sacred Heart University
10/27/2016 Cindi Bigelow at Sacred Heart University

"We need to move beyond the idea that girls can be leaders and create the expectation that they should be leaders."

Condoleezza Rice

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I hope the op-eds I've written will shed light on some of the issues that concern me the most: promoting education, small businesses, and women in leadership.

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