Named to Fast Company’s League of Extraordinary Women and by the Huffington Post as one of 19 women who are leading the way, Tiffany Dufu’s life’s work is advancing women and girls. She is a nationally renowned expert and speaker on women’s and Gen Y leadership.
Tiffany serves as Chief Leadership officer, Levo League and on the Launch Team for Lean In. She is former President, The White House Project, and was previously at Simmons College and Seattle Girls’ School. Tiffany is on the board of Harlem 4 Kids and Students First New York, and lives in Harlem with her husband and two children.
Author of Drop the Ball, Tiffany Dufu may seem to do it all, but for years she hampered her own growth with the expectation that she must do it all—be the perfect woman, mother, wife, mentor, and author. In this talk, Dufu shares her manifesto on how doing less allowed her to feel more fulfilled.
Her hard-won insights include:
Where unrealistic expectations for our work and personal lives are rooted;
Why we need to ditch the to do list;
Why the key to delegating is clear communication.
According to her,
Sometimes, in an effort to get things done, we stunt other people’s growth
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Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less