Author Archives: Leda Karabela

Lies, Truths, Life

“How good of a liar are you?” I was giving a talk last week in front of a group of smart young aspiring entrepreneurs – and we were discussing the pros and cons of opening up to people you don’t … Continue reading

Change

Greeks were loud and clear yesterday. Political ideologies aside, they voted for change. The range of emotions is interestingly distended.  Elation, fear, excitement, trepidation, anger, disappointment. It’s understandable: It’s a huge change and it will take time to adjust and … Continue reading

Uncertainty: Just like rock-climbing

A friend sent me something about dyno today – a movement in rock climbing where the climber must let go of everything, leaping through mid-air in order to surpass an otherwise insurmountable obstacle. Since I am not a rock-climber I … Continue reading

Grandparent Dilemma

Meet my brand new grandson with his dad! He was born less than two days ago, a healthy 8lbs 1 oz little boy. I skyped into the birth room a few minutes after his birth. Not being there to share … Continue reading

Women Leaders: Competent but Disliked

“…Women leaders experience social backlash because of their success. They are expected to be nice, warm, friendly, and nurturing. So, if a woman acts assertively or competitively, if she pushes her team to perform, if she exhibits decisive and forceful … Continue reading

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