Stilettos, Sexism, and Sheryl Sandberg

Stilettos, Sexism, and Sheryl Sandberg

I was invited to a book club to talk about Sheryl Sandberg’s book, ‘Lean In’. True to Heidi fashion I read the entire book in a cram session 24 hours prior, spilling coffee and makeup all over the cover. Sigh. Not very Sheryl Sandberg like. Regardless of the stains on...
A Different Take on Philanthropy

A Different Take on Philanthropy

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.  ~Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy I am drawn to women’s stories that change the way we think about things, from sexism to alcoholism to altruism.   A new friend picked up on this and simply said,...

Things Not Posted on Facebook

A college friend came to visit recently and remarked, “Wow, you’ve really made it in San Francisco. I can tell from your posts on Facebook.”  Er. That was right after another friend called me out for ‘humble brag’ on a recent post about a secret admirer.  I realized...
How to Live Life and Love it!

How to Live Life and Love it!

The first message I received on Valentines Day went something like this: heidi,this is the first time I’ve looked at facebook in 5 months or so. i wanted to tell you that i love how much you live your life. few people ever live truly, and so most people might as well...