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May 11, 2018

"I don't think talking points are very useful."

"We're playing by an outdated set of rules." Jennifer Palmieri on Green Connections Radio

"Look around the new world you are in and imagine what else may be possible for you there." From "Dear Madam President"

Jennifer Palmieri tells it like it is. You might expect the Communications Director of the White House and a historic presidential campaign to spew talking points, but not Jennifer. She rejects them!

Listen as Jennifer and Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson dig into points she raises in her new book - "Dear Madam President: An Open Letter to Women Who Will Rule the World" - and reveal great new insights and stories that are not in the book.

These apply to all leaders - on ambition, navigating a changing culture and success.

You'll hear:

  • The inherent conflict between successful leadership and society's (outdated) views on women and ambition.
  • What a communications director on a presidential campaign does every day and why talking points don't work.
  • How women have been contorting to "fit in" to a man's world and how to pivot that world to embrace women's leadership, one woman, one decision at a time.
  • How women make decisions differently and better, including by bringing their struggles to the process.
  • Why success requires you to: "imagine what else may be possible for you." (JP on GCR)

And sooooo much more! Such as: "Being a woman is no longer something we need to overcome." Jennifer Palmieri on Green Connections Radio

What did Jennifer and Joan say that resonated with you? What will you do differently? Tweet us @joanmichelson or post it on our Facebook Page (and ask to join our new private Facebook group)

You’ll probably also want to listen to Joan’s interviews with:

  • Joann Lublin of the WSJ on how women Fortune 500 CEO's got to the top and what we can all learn from their journeys.
  • Ashley Milne-Tyte of Marketplace and “The Broad Experience,” on the realities of women’s lives and what “success” means.
  • Laura Sherbin, Center for Talent Innovation, on how women in STEM fields are driving innovation successfully.
  • Cindy Simpson, of the Assn. for Women in Science, on how women can build strategic relationships to succeed.

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