After some tweet and email discussions with Anne Marie Slaughter and Cali Williams Yost about Anne Marie’sarticle on The Atlantic, and the uproar about Marissa Mayer becoming Yahoo’s CEO while she is pregnant, I decided to weigh in.  Finally, we are having an honest discussion of “having it all” instead of perpetuating a fairly tale.  While this has mainly been viewed as a ‘woman’s’ issue, it is a very human issue.

The phrase “having it all” is a huge part of the problem.  First, no human being can have it all, regardless of gender. Read the full article here.

Deborah Mills-Scofield

Deborah Mills-Scofield

Deb Mills-Scofield has her own consultancy helping organizations create and implement highly actionable, adaptable, measurable, and profitable innovation-based strategic plans. Deb also is a Partner at Glengary LLC, an early-stage Venture Capital firm in Cleveland, Ohio. Deb has 20+ years of experience in strategic planning, execution and innovation with manufacturing, service and high-technology companies from large global companies to early-stage. She has also been involved in several carve-outs and start-ups, including her own. Find deb on twitter@dscofield or on her website.
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