"It's a can-do spirit with a must-do responsibility that together generate great results."
- PepsiCo (PEP) chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit earlier this month. Nooyi is No. 1 on Fortune's 2008 Most Powerful Women list. PepsiCo reports earnings Tuesday morning.
"Gamble on what's going to move the lever. Pick one or two things [to focus on] that will make an impact."
-- DeLisa Alexander, SVP People and Brand, Red Hat (RHT), at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit in north San Diego last week. Alexander spoke on a panel about how to manage and sustain high growth with Carolyn Albanese, Director of Customer Experience at Annin & Co.; Michele Szynal, VP MOREJessica Shambora, Writer-Reporter - Oct 6, 2008 12:40 AM ET
Greetings from Southern California! We're here for Fortune's 10th annual Most Powerful Women Summit which, even with all that turmoil across the global markets, is drawing the heaviest hitters in business, starting with Warren Buffett and Lloyd Blankfein.
The world's greatest investor and the Goldman Sachs (GS) CEO will be at our opening dinner tonight. It's a crazy coincidence since we invited these two men (our first time inviting men) months ago. Then, last week, the MOREPatricia Sellers - Oct 1, 2008 1:57 PM ET
Did you hear where Joanne Bradford, Yahoo's new SVP of U.S. Revenue and Market Development, met Yahoo (YHOO) president Sue Decker for the first time? Kara Swisher says on her blog, All Things Digital, that it was "at a poker table several years ago while attending a women's executive conference run by Fortune magazine."
Hmm, I didn't know that. And I chair that Fortune confab. It's officially called the Fortune Most MOREPatricia Sellers - Sep 12, 2008 3:38 PM ET
Fortune's current cover story on Meredith Whitney, "The woman who called Wall Street's meltdown," is getting tons of buzz. Yesterday, I clued you in to background on Whitney, the Oppenheimer analyst who shatters many a stereotype.
Here's another type she is not: the powerful woman with househusband. We once surveyed participants of Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit and found that one-third had husbands who didn't work. Not Whitney, who is wed MOREPatricia Sellers - Aug 6, 2008 3:12 PM ET
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