Messy Office Desk with Ideas and Vision

Kate White is a nationally known authority on leadership, work, and success, and a New York Times bestselling author of several influential books for women on those topics.

She is passionate about sharing what she’s learned with other women, and her strategies are based on her long career as a media executive. She was the editor-in-chief of five prestigious U.S. magazines, including Cosmopolitan for 14 years, as well as Redbook and Working Woman. At Cosmo she increased circulation by 30 percent during her tenure and oversaw all aspects of this top worldwide brand, including the website, apps, books, and videos.

White is an in-demand speaker for conferences, companies, and universities. She has appeared on numerous national television shows, including Today, CBS This Morning, and CNN’s Quest Means Business. Her articles on leadership, success, and branding have been featured in a variety of publications and on many websites, including and named her one of “The 15 Best Career Experts to Follow on Twitter.”

Kate is the author of content-driven business books, including the newly released The Gutsy Girl Handbook (Grand Central Publishing), a totally revised edition of her groundbreaking 1990’s Wall Street Journal bestseller, Why Good Girls Don’t Get Ahead but Gutsy Girls Do. She is also the New York Times best-selling author of 12 murder mysteries and psychological thrillers, which have been published in 13 languages.

She is a graduate of Union College and attended the Harvard Business School Executive Education Women’s Leadership Forum. She is married and the mother of two grown children.

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How to Generate Big, Bold Ideas That Propel Your Business and Accelerate Your Career

Kate White

In the fourteen years, I ran Cosmopolitan, I increased circulation by 30 percent and took Cosmo to #1 in single copy sales of all magazines. A large part of my success at Cosmo (and today as a mystery author) is due to the fact that I’m a super idea person, and I use several very methodical strategies to create winning, money-making concepts.


  • Understanding the biggest great-idea barricade we face in our jobs: TTWWADI (“That’s the way we’ve always done it”)
  • How to use the “4 B’s” to take any idea to a dazzling new level
  • Now, how to execute: the way to turn ideas into ACTION

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