1All of the examples in this book are based on stories from the women we coach. Almost all names and places have been changed. If requested by the individual, story details are further masked.

2Kathryn Heath, Jill Flynn, and Mary Davis Holt, “Women, Find Your Voice,” Harvard Business Review, June 2014,

3Justin Wolfers, “When Teamwork Doesn’t Work,” New York Times, January 8, 2016,

Chapter 1

Epigraph: The managing editor of Time, Nancy Gibbs, said this in 2014 about the magazine’s “Time 100” list of influential people, published Friday, April 25, 2014. ...

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