All Posts by Ellen LaNicca

5 Things I Know for Sure

At the end of 2017, I will be leaving Padilla and agency life. As I look back over 30+ years, I wanted to share the five things I know for sure. There are only five because, to be honest, there’s a…
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CSR Programs that Challenge Stereotypes and Change Human Behavior

Over the past decade, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has evolved from being a specialized commitment of a few cutting-edge companies to being one of a company’s fundamental building blocks. W…
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Leading with Courage

Leading with courage in today’s unsettled environment is not for the faint of heart. Whether you identify as alt-left or-right, gay or straight, Republican or Democrat communicating your point of vi…
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“Fearless Girl,” Trailblazers and Gender Equity

She’s a young girl with an incredible look of resolve facing the iconic Charging Bull sculpture in Manhattan’s Financial District. “Fearless Girl” was installed on International Women�…
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Beyond Keeping House: 3 New Developments at The Good Housekeeping Research Institute

I recently caught up with Sharon Franke, the Kitchen Appliances & Technology Director at The Good Housekeeping Research Institute (GHRI).  As the product-evaluation arm of Good Houskeeping, GHRI…
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3 New Business Tips I Learned from Enin, the Ivy League Wonder

It’s that time of year again; the time when high school seniors across the country wait by the mailbox for letters from colleges. Did their first choice accept them? Or will they be spending the nex…
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