In Misty Copeland’s autobiography, ‘Life in Motion’ she writes, “I remember the first time I stood on the stage
at the Metropolitan Opera House…I traced the marley floor with my pointe
shoes and imagined myself…as a principal dancer. It felt right. It felt
like a promise: someday, somehow, it was going to happen for me.” For Copeland, that day has come. This
week, she was named principal
dancer at ABT. She is the first Af-Am female ballet dancer in ABT’s
75-yr history to hold the title.
From entering the WNBA to being one of the cornerstones of the league,
former women's basketball player Lisa Leslie has shown the world her
presence on the court and, most recently, the induction to the Hall of
is the quality desired by business leaders, who tend to believe that if
you’re not innovating, you’re dying a slow death. While volumes have
been written about the path to reliable innovation, corporate coach
Maxine Attong has found none with the key ingredient that she has found
so compelling in her work, safety.