How Reese Witherspoon Took Charge of Her Career and Changed Hollywood

Cindy Gallop said:

When I say, men get hired, promoted and funded on potential; women get hired, promoted and funded on proof, and not even then – THIS IS WHAT I MEAN. ‚

„I was in this position where I was making studios a lot of money, and I had for years and years, and they didn’t take me seriously as a filmmaker. Somehow, they didn’t think that 25 years of experience could add up to some inherent knowledge of what movies work and how to keep them on budget,“ Reese Witherspoon says, before adding: „And you think about the kind of guys who come out of Sundance and get gigantic jobs off of one, like, ‚Oh, I see the potential.‘ „

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Why You Must Accept the Harsh Truth That Nobody Cares and You Need to Work Harder

One of the biggest tests of leadership is how you act in times of setbacks and adversity. Some of us beam, some buckle (but hold), others break. What makes tough times even tougher is that there’s often an element of unfairness to it. Maybe somebody has wronged you, a circumstance has occurred over which you have no control, the system is inherently biased against you, or others are getting preferential treatment.

Weltwirtschaftsforum: Kaum Fortschritte bei Gleichberechtigung

„Mehr denn je können es Gesellschaften sich nicht leisten, auf die Fähigkeiten, Ideen und Perspektiven der Hälfte der Menschheit zu verzichten“, kommentierte WEF-Gründer Klaus Schwab den Bericht. Nur mit Teilhabe der Frauen lasse sich das Versprechen einer wohlhabenderen und menschlich orientierten Zukunft umsetzen.



I’ve Got Some Things to Say by Romelu Lukaku

„I wanted to be the best footballer in Belgian history. That was my goal. Not good. Not great. The best. I played with so much anger, because of a lot of things … because of the rats running around in our apartment … because I couldn’t watch the Champions League … because of how the other parents used to look at me.

I was on a mission.“

A TED Talk about Vulnerability

I love TED talks and wish every single time I see one that I was able to give such a good speech (I know, it‘s practice, practice, practise) and that I could memorize all the intelligent things these people tell me.


This TED talk is not one of these typical business themed ones. It is about vulnerability. And the good thing about it. Just watch it here:



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