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Teresa Taylor

Teresa Taylor

As CEO of Blue Valley Advisors, Teresa advises companies, government agencies and other endeavors on vision, strategy, operations and public affairs.

She retired from Qwest, a Fortune 200 company, as the Chief Operating Officer. She was responsible for 30,000 employees and the strategy and daily operations of the Sales, Product Marketing, Network, and IT organizations. Ms. Taylor led the telecom giant through an acquisition, facilitating the $20 billion process and navigating the complexities of a large merger.

Ms. Taylor serves on the Board of Directors for T-Mobile USA, First Interstate BancSystem and NiSource . She resides in Denver, Colorado and is active in the community and public affairs of Colorado.

Her new book, The Balance Myth: Rethinking Work-Life Success is inspiring women to succeed professionally and personally.

For more from Teresa:
Book: TheBalanceMythBook.com
Facebook: Teresa Taylor Author
YouTube: TEDx MileHigh

Website:

TeresaTaylor.org

Blog Posts by Teresa Taylor

  • Summer Day Care Panic

    Summer Day Care Panic!

    What do you mean they aren’t going to be in school all day! Day care failure: two words that panic any working mother. We work to split ourselves from our maternal feelings, and we theorize that if we have a system of day care for our children, with numerous backup and contingency plans, it will […]

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  • Choose Your Home Team

    Choose Your Home Team

    Tassology: the art of reading tea leaves At the bottom of a great cup of tea, the leaves that give the brew its flavor are left behind. Legend has it that the study of such tea leaves will show you insights into your future and will help you map out a course of action. I […]

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  • One Life One Calendarjpg

    One life – One Calendar

    For a long time I kept two separate calendars: one for work and one for home. I thought it was necessary to keep two very separate schedules in order to be in control of both facets of my life. I wasn’t working with men who were open about what they were dealing with outside of the […]

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  • Do Not Take the Mom Out of the Career Woman

    Don’t Take the Mom Out of the Career Woman

    I grew up in a corporate world where you kept office issues at the office and home issues at home – never should the two mingle. I was good at it. My success at work continued to be acknowledged with promotions. Many of my co-workers thought I did not have a husband or kids. My […]

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  • Give Yourself an A Plus

    Give yourself an A + grade!

    Are you giving yourself a grade of C- for your performance at work and home? Trying to attain the mythical work-life balance can leave you feeling frustrated, disappointed and angry. Many of us struggle with the demands at work and with the time we need to spend with our families. Somehow we are supposed to […]

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