Motherhood

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From Everyday Heroes- 50 Americans Changing the World One Nonprofit at a Time by Katrina Fried and Paul Mobley.  Photographs © 2012 Paul Mobley.  www.welcomebooks.com/everydayheroes

Nancy Lublin/Motherhood

CEO, DoSomething.org

A: I’ve learned a ton from being a mom and it has made me a better listener, manager, planner, etc. But I think the one thing I’ve gained is humility. Nothing ...

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Alexandra Mor/Motherhood

Founder, Jewelry Designer & Creative Director, Alexandra Mor

A: It’s no new information that balancing it all will always be the greatest challenge to women of today. That does not mean that you should not follow your biggest dreams. Being ...

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Diana Verde Nieto/Motherhood

Founder & CEO, Positive Luxury

A: It would be my Grandmother, and she taught me to always stand up tall.

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Tereza Nemessanyi

Tereza Nemessanyi/Motherhood

Founder & CEO, Honestly Now

A: I learned about unconditional love. No one on the planet except your parents is wired to love you unconditionally. Everyone else’s love comes with strings attached. And as a parent, ...

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Cortney Novogratz/Motherhood

Co-Founder/Designer, The Novogratz

A: Having kids has made me a better person. As a result of having kids and being around kids, I have become more creative. When you have kids you instantly see ...

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Kristin van Ogtrop

Kristin van Ogtrop/Motherhood

Editor, Real Simple

A: Motherhood has made me much more efficient—I have a deadline at the end of every work day, and I'm going to meet that deadline if it kills me.  I have a diminished tolerance of time ...

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