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Interview: Entrepreneur Cheryl Najafi Cooks Up Easy Everyday Living With Style

Gloria Feldt and Cheryl Najafi on TWE Radio/Photo: P Burke

Cheryl Najafi and guest host Gloria Feldt tasting peanut butter bites in TWE Radio studio

By Gloria Feldt/December 17, 2014

I was fortunate to meet entrepreneur Cheryl Najafi on of all places a boat in the Galapagos last summer. She is a creative dynamo who is passionate about her lifestyle media company CherylStyle and making dependable recipes and crafts for the entire family.

  “If there is one thing I can say to encourage anyone who has an entrepreneurial drive, or wants to start something new, it’s tenacity. Just put your head down and muscle through it.” Cheryl Najafi

Cheryl is also the best-selling author of You’re So Invited: Panic Less, Play More and Get Your Party OnHer newest project is a cookbook she’s created with her mother−Mother Daughter Dishes–Reinventing Loved Classics.

We can all use Cheryl’s recipes this time of year as well as her expertise on what it takes to start a business. Here’s an excerpt of my interview with her on The Women’s Eye Radio Show…enjoy!   [Read more…]

Gloria Feldt: Activist On Women Changing How We Think About Power

November 12, 2011

Gloria Feldt

Gloria Feldt


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Gloria Feldt, renowned activist and media commentator; author of “No Excuses–9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power”


Gloria Feldt On 9 Ways To Embrace Your Power

Gloria Feldt

UPDATE 9/10/13: Gloria has co-founded Take the Lead, a movement to prepare and inspire women to take their fair and equal share of leadership positions by 2025.

By Pamela Burke/December 29, 2010

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Gloria Feldt has a passion for bettering women’s lives. She’s a renowned activist, commentator, teacher, and author. In her early years as a mother of three living in west Texas, she called herself a “desperate housewife.” Yet she rose to find her voice as President and CEO of Planned Parenthood from 1996-2005.

“It’s up to us to develop a more positive relationship with power, to define power on our terms and embrace it…” Gloria Feldt

Gloria Feldt's No ExcusesHer most recent book “No Excuses–9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power” has been received with widespread praise. It’s been called “groundbreaking” and “attitude-changing,” and “the most daring.”

I’ve known Gloria for several years now and have attended her inspiring lectures. She’s certainly embraced her own power as her book is climbing best-seller lists. I am delighted I had the opportunity to ask Gloria how she finally found her own identity and to get her advice for others as we begin 2011… [Read more…]