Megan in Media

This is the place where you'll find recent media coverage of myself, my book Reinvent the Wheel, and articles that have been featured in other publications.


Forbes Top 20 Must-Reads of 2019

Forbes — There’s no shortage of books focused on helping leaders become better. What’s different about Megan McNealy’s offering is her 18-spoke method for optimizing body, mind, and spirit— making well-being the driver of leadership success...

Investing in Personal Wellness Can Help You Avoid Burnout as an Entrepreneur. Here’s How.

Entreprenuer — The founders behind Whole Foods, Hint and Virgin Group credit their own wellness strategies as success drivers. Burnout is part of life for many entrepreneurs. For many of us, we know that our self-induced striving is pushing the personal limits of...

How to be mindful and proactive at the same time

Fast Company — Mindful means being in the moment, while proactive means thinking and working ahead. Both are important for your career, but they seem to contradict each other. Can you be mindful and proactive at the same time? To be mindful and proactive, leaders...

The ‘wealth-being’ secrets of the world’s top entrepreneurs

The Telegraph (UK) — For the past several decades, success in the popular imagination has been equated with a lifestyle of extremes. In the Eighties, the boom in high finance brought with it the “work hard, play hard” mantra, and its image of flashy Wall Street types...

Health tips from high flyers – less ‘hustle harder’, more ‘wealthbeing’

The Age (Australia) — For the past several decades, success in the popular imagination has been equated with a lifestyle of extremes. In the Eighties, the boom in high finance brought with it the "work hard, play hard" mantra, and its image of flashy Wall Street types...

Year End Tips for CEOs

The SaaS Playbook — There’s an unfound belief in many tech startups that consistently working all nighters and focusing on nothing but your business is “just a part of the grind.” We acknowledge that working hard obviously pays off, but as Megan McNealy argues in her...

I mistakenly believed that it was more important to DO well than to BE well

Thrive Global — During my corporate career rise, I mistakenly believed that it was more important to DO well than to BE well, and I disastrously allowed stress and striving to crush my health. While I was achieving award after award at work, I was simultaneously...

Get Enough Sleep: It’s Not Just the Room Temperature

Skip Prichard — This is an excerpt from REINVENT THE WHEEL: How Top Leaders Leverage Well-Being For Success by Megan McNealy. Megan is the Founder of Well-Being Drives Success and a longtime financial professional. This excerpt is used with permission...

The Rise of the Exceptional Executive

Chief Executive — In our corporate work cultures, it’s easy to find examples of high achieving executives and employees that believe that working relentlessly hard is a badge of honor. In industries like the legal profession, the medical field, the all-hours tech...

The female chairman of Tesla’s board on what makes a successful C-suite executive

1 Business World — When Robyn Denholm was young, growing up in the southwestern suburbs of Sydney, Australia, she became a “car enthusiast” by working at her family’s service station, helping to pump gas, repair cars, and complete book work. A natural at numbers, she...

The chairman of Tesla’s board on what makes a successful C-suite executive, the power of mentorship, and being an authentic leader

Business Insider — When Robyn Denholm was young, growing up in the southwestern suburbs of Sydney, Australia, she became a "car enthusiast" by working at her family's service station, helping to pump gas, repair cars, and complete book work. A natural at numbers, she...

I mistakenly believed that it was more important to DO well than to BE well…

Authority Magazine — I had the pleasure of interviewing Megan McNealy. An impact entrepreneur motivated by a stress-induced, crushing health experience and triumphant revival, she founded Well-Being Drives Success, a multi-faceted platform designed to serve those in our...

Personal Excellence – Don’t Let A Good Catastrophe Go To Waste

HR.com — We cringe just thinking about it: the idea that something unexpected, serious and time-consuming could happen in our personal lives that negatively affects our career lives. We imagine this catastrophe could really hurt us as we strive along...

How Do You Define Success? Two Experts Get Personal

Exhale Lifestyle — What is success? We’ve asked ourselves that question a lot lately. Who sets the parameters on how and when to achieve it? By definition — Merriam-Webster’s, at least — success is a “favorable or desired outcome; also: the attainment of wealth, favor...

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