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Vol. 3, No. 1 = No. 6 (2000 Winter)

Successful Women Leaders: Achieving Resiliency through Rituals and Resources

  • Judith A. DeTrude
  • Vicki S. Stanfield
June 21, 2017


"Women who are resilient and successful have incorporated creative rituals into their daily routines."

Stories of successful women often reflect the struggles they have overcome to reach great heights of excellence. What made the difference in these women when many others were unable to tame the demons that invaded their lives? This article examines the resiliency factor of several successful women and identifies their ability to rebound from early hardship to lead normal, fulfilling lives through the use of rituals and relationships.