Glenn Hefley

137 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Like | 23 Followers | @glennhefley | Award Winning Novelist, #HeForShe, and Education Activist living in Aberdeen, WA. -- Glenn Hefey engages the matters of unity and equality with the same drive the development and protection of public education. With his hard logic and tenacious drive, It is difficult to envision him as a feminist, to which he replies, "Because I"m not." Glenn Hefley's first true encounter with Feminism was Sept 2014 the UN Speech of Emma Watson. Since then time he has gathered HeForShe members, mentored and led awareness campaigns, and sought out UN Women all over the world to assist them with his skills.

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How to use cognitive biases for effective marketing

There are certain shortcuts in our brain that can determine our behaviour… without us knowing about it! What if those shortcuts work against you? …

Critical Thinking

Marketers Framing Soda as “Rebellion”? Genius.

If you’re curious, take a moment and Google the word “<i>rebellion</i>.” Perhaps even type the words “<i>Why does rebellion…</i>” and watch it auto-suggest* “<i>…feel</i> …

Framing Examples in Advertising

by Heddi Cundle<p>Related Videos:<p>Video will auto start in 5 seconds<p>A consumer research project can be a really great way to help identify exactly what …

How the Founder of S.W. Basics Got Her Confidence Back

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In order to grow our company and expand, our skincare line S.W. Basics recently decided it was time to pursue a round of financing. This is sort of like taking on a whole new job. We had to fine tune our business plan, put …

Entrepreneurship

Leverage Emotion to Design a Product They Can't Live Without

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs don’t always understand the role emotions play in creating products consumers can't live without. Nir Eyal, author of the book <i>Hooked: How to Build Habit Forming Products</i> explains the importance of these connections in a …

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MoolaHoop launches crowdfunding platform dedicated to women entrepreneurs

Despite the fact that women own 10.6 million businesses in the U.S. and represent 35 percent of startup business owners, they receive a piddling 4.2% of venture capital funding. This means women-owned companies tend to be smaller and grow more slowly than companies owned by men. MoolaHoop launched …

Female Founders Speak Up: Winning Strategies For Raising Capital

“I go into everything with a huge ego,” DailyWorth founder Amanda Steinberg told more than 100 entrepreneurs this July at an event co-hosted by TheLi.st and weeSpring. What she conceded could be seen as a huge personal defect in the social world turned out to be her biggest strength in raising well …

The Power Of 'Just One Woman'

Women represent the largest market opportunity in the world. Globally, they control $20 trillion in annual consumer spending (U.S. dollars). In the next five years, it is expected that this number will rise to $28 trillion. How much is that? It is more than the markets of China and India combined — …

Amanda Barbara - Vice President of Pubslush

[quote style=”boxed”]”Always go back and ask, “Why?” You need to remember your goals and objectives for the company and make sure you’re putting new …

Turning the 'Challenges' of Being a Woman in Tech Into Opportunities

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You can't go anywhere today in the tech industry without hearing that women entrepreneurs face challenges. From Sheryl Sandberg's bestseller <i>Lean In</i> to the continued discussion of how women continue to be outnumbered and …

Entrepreneurship

Look around: Women are changing the world, especially in the entrepreneurship and tech fields. From Megan Smith, the former Google executive turned U.S. Chief Technology Officer, to Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In, there's no shortage of powerful, passionate and innovative women. But if you need a little more inspiration, here's a list of women to watch in tech and entrepreneurship: http://buff.ly/1n0LtCG

This Inspiring Woman Redefines Success

Zainab Salbi is probably one of the top five women in the world who we're completely in awe of — both for her tireless work advocating for women and …

This CEO is out for blood

<i>[Author’s note: On December 17, 2015, I published a protracted correction to this article here.]</i><p>In the fall of 2003, Elizabeth Holmes, a 19-year-old …

Sierra Leone Ebola response

Women mobilize to halt the spread of Ebola in Sierra Leone<p><i>Door-to-door volunteers and traditional chiefs are educating and gathering information in</i> …

Christine Quinn On Entering Politics, Why You Should Vote And How She Made Men Listen

<i>What does it take to get to the top -- without losing your center? Our “Making It Work” series profiles successful, dynamic women who are standouts in their fields, peeling back the "hows" of their work and their life, taking away lessons we can all apply to our own.</i><p>Christine Quinn has always been …

Female academics: don't power dress, forget heels – and no flowing hair allowed

Women in academia are judged on their appearance. Feminine means frivolous, and those considered scruffy are subject to sexist assumptions<p>Jonathan Wolff’s column about the way academics dress caused uproar on my Twitter and Facebook feeds this week. And rightly so. Despite occasionally …

Why 27 Influential Women Are Voting This November (And Why You Should Too)

A conservative pundit thinks that women who read women's magazines want to be informed about shoes, not politics. A Fox News host recently suggested that young women skip the voting booth in 2014 and go on Match.com instead. Ridiculous statements, sure, but these comments are also proof that there …

These Young Women Call Out Mainstream Feminism For The Voices It Has Neglected

Feminism might be all about equality, but these Denver-based slam poets point out all women aren't always heard.<p>Ashia Ajani, Abby Friesen-Johnson, Tolu Obiwole and Alexis Rain Vigil tackled the topic of mainstream feminism at the 2014 Brave New Voices festival, an annual youth poetry slam held in …

Emma Watson Covers Elle UK's Feminism Issue

On the heels of her powerful United Nations speech in the name of gender equality, Emma Watson covers Elle UK's feminism issue and discusses how she is using her fame to make a difference.<p>Watson made headlines around the world for her powerful speech when launching the HeForShe campaign at the U.N. …

S'well Founder Sarah Kauss on Starting Up and Being a Female Entrepreneur

8 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Fortune Magazine<p>What’s in a water bottle?<p>Some $10 million to $13 million in projected revenue, 22 full-time employees, up from seven a year ago, an urgent move to bigger offices, a spot on the 2014 <i>Fortune</i> 40 Under 40 list, and a lot of self-discovery for …

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Momastery Blogger Glennon Doyle Melton On The One Habit All Successful Women Share (VIDEO)

You'll start writing that novel -- just as soon as you find the time. You'll go after that promotion -- you're just waiting for the right opportunity. You'll start showing up at get-togethers-- after you lose 10 pounds.<p>If you're waiting for the perfect moment, Glennon Doyle Melton, author of the …