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    According to the internet, we have Horace Walpole to thank for the addition of the word “serendipity” to the English lexicon. He first used the word in a letter to Horace Mann penned on January 28, 1754, noting that he derived the term from a “silly fairy tale.” Said f...

    I founded She Thinks Purple one year ago. I now know what I was seeking was #freedom, not #control when I made the decision to finally strike out as an entrepreneur-- with no plans of ever returning to a "day job."

    Like many new founders, I thought what I needed most wa...

    Why Purple?

    I often get asked this question in response to telling people my company’s name.

    It’s simple: Purple is a color most often associated with courage and creativity. I believe that the mindset of the visionary leaders and social entrepreneurs who will shape the...

    She Thinks Purple's first annual Female Founders Showcase + Networking Luncheon is quickly approaching. For this inaugural event, we've assembled a fantastic lineup of speakers to deliver talks that illuminate how "purple thinking" grounded in courage, creativity, clar...

    Spoiler: This is technically not an ode. 

    Amazon founder and tech mogul, Jeff Bezos, is famous for many things. Not least among them is his business philosophy that is relentlessly committed to sustaining the optimism and agility that founders and their companies have a...

    November 10, 2017

    “But I also did not know that there was a world in which anybody would care about my experience with him. You see, I was entering into a community that Harvey Weinstein had been in, and even shaped, long before I got there. He was one of the first people I met in the i...

    My mom and dad attended every single parent teacher conference during my K-12 experience. They kept going even though they heard just about the same thing at every single one. They never let me sit in the room with them. I always had to wait outside and pretend not to...

    We women must create the world in which we are empowered to lead authentically if that world is ever to exist. That creative work must begin by telling the truth, acknowledging our own personal stories of leadership: that for most of us there was no smooth, linear path...

    "If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then you are an excellent leader.” – Unknown 

    The internet isn’t always a reliable place. In searching for a leadership definition that would speak to the fullness...

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