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“By supporting the advancement of corporate board leadership and good governance, Jill has been a pioneer on this front and instrumental in helping connect boards to candidates while educating aspiring directors on the path to directorship. Her efforts with advancing women and diversity candidates in the boardroom has been tremendous. I highly recommend reading her books on the subject and getting caught up in her infectious connectivity.”

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Regional Director,  National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)

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Play The Right Notes To Win In Business

Growth is something that I view as a key way to derive meaning in life. Every day we should try to challenge ourselves to get better in some way even if just a little bit. Compounding incremental small change has incredible results and is also how great companies are built.


What To Do With Fear

Keep in mind that the only people who don’t experience any fear are people who are never challenging themselves or striving for a role that stretches them, whatever that role may be.


What To Do When It Is Time To Take A Leap Of Faith

Don’t teeter on the edge of what you are meant to do. Take a leap of faith. Get to know yourself. Dream again. And as you do, be thankful that you live in a country where, once you know what you want to try, you can actually take concrete steps toward it and eventually be whatever you want to be.


Things To Be Thankful For

You, the reader, are also on my gratitude list. I so appreciate this tremendous opportunity to write for you and focus each week on talented men and women. I hope these columns have been encouraging and helpful to you as you rise.


Lead For A Higher Purpose

Believe in yourself. If you don’t it’s difficult for others to believe in you. Trust your instincts and you will never regret it. Simply because you are a woman you will have much more to navigate. Have confidence.


Feeling the Buzz at J.C. Penney

When you take on a challenge like this, don’t look back, look forward. Keep your finger on the pulse on what customers, associates and channel partners want and need. Then, execute. And do it bravely while still being circumspect about how things are going.


Build A Culture Of Acceptance

If you’re interested in something, raise your hand and ask for it. Women are often fantastic advocates for others, but not always for ourselves. Over the years, I am grateful to have found mentors who really encouraged me to have those conversations. It’s made all the difference.


Testing The Waters

The journey is a marathon, not a sprint and sometimes things might not always go as planned. That’s OK. But having that long-term vision of where you want to be 5 years down the line will help you stay on course.

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