#Jessica DiLullo Herrin

Why You, Inc. is the Best Gift of All

A friend recently asked me, “What if your daughter doesn’t want to be a leader when she grows up?”

It’s a question I have heard before. It’s the, “Should we even be focusing on female leadership if most women eventually end up choosing to lean out?” question.

So what do I think? I think the premise of this question is entirely wrong.  I don’t believe becoming a leader only occurs when you get ‘that’ position or they crown you with ‘that’ title.  

In fact, given how different the economy is from when I grew up, I don’t think my daughter has any choice but to be a leader.