Archives for Carolyn Buck Luce

The Power of the Purse: Catching the Wave of the Next Emerging Market

cross-posted on Inc. Companies that engage, develop, and promote female talent are more likely to capture a new market and to improve market share. by Carolyn Buck Luce Ten years ago, when companies were talking about capturing the next 1 billion customers, they were referring to participating in the emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC). And that prospect was open to only the largest and well-resourced global companies that had mastered the art of global expansion. Today, the biggest emerging market is much closer to home–whether home for you is the U.S., Europe, China, or elsewhere. Women
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Connected Health: Connected Leaders

Carolyn Buck Luce spoke at the Annual Meeting of the SFO chapter of the HBA on October 24th, 2013 at the HQ of Onyx Pharmaceuticals.  She shared her vision for the future of the HC industry and the new competencies that leaders will need to drive the transformation that is upon us. Download the PDF slide deck HERE
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For what purpose?

(cross-posted on the Huffington Post) by Carolyn Buck Luce For what purpose? This is the “now” question for the women’s movement. Let me explain. My mother, who is 85, was one of only two women in her law school class at the University of Chicago in the ’40s and, for her generation, their fight was to prove that women could do it. For my generation of baby boomer women who came into the workforce in the ’70s after elbowing our way through male-dominated graduate schools, our mission was (and still is) to get the numbers up, to fill the talent
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WOMEN & POWER: FINDING THE LEADER WITHIN

  Carolyn Buck Luce, a cofounder and managing partner at Imaginal Labs, writes on Huffington Post: “I have found that women have to get to the center of what it means for them to have a life of meaning and purpose and to envision the leader they want to be — at home, at work and in the world.” See the entire interview with Nancy Redd  on the Huffington Post LIVE channel and read Carolyn’s essay on Women and Power: Finding the Leader Within at HuffPo too.
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Is there a Doctor in my Phone?

Reflections on the future of telehealthcare Remember when you had to make an appointment with the computer scientist at the University to bring your punch cards to the Mainframe computer there in order to get computing done? Now you don’t have to leave your bed to upload, download, troubleshoot and even have your genome decoded. But we still have to beg for an appointment with the doctor, drag ourselves out of bed when we are sick, be shuttled around to get various tests over the ensuing weeks and not be able to get your own test results because they get
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