Arianna Huffington is one of the most powerful and prominent women in the media today. Huffington, who was born and raised in Greece, later moved to England and then the US and today, she is the editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, the first commercially run United States digital media enterprise to win a Pulitzer Prize.


Huffington has been featured as one of the most powerful women in the world in by some of the most reputed media companies, including Forbes and The Guardian. So how does a young Greek girl studying in England, become such a prominent leader of the society? These are some of the traits that make Arianna Huffington a Powerful woman in Leadership:


Distinctive Leadership Style

Arianna Huffington is considered a powerful leader because of her different approach to seeing success. Some of her successful workplace ideas include providing her employees with nap-rooms, where they can rest when tired. According to Forbes, Huffington believes that success needs to be redefined. “Right now success is defined in terms of two metrics: money and power… But it is like a two-legged stool, at some point you’ll fall off of it,” she says.


Arianna Huffington with Christine Lagarde Picture By: The Huffington Post
Arianna Huffington with Christine Lagarde
Picture By: The Huffington Post



Arianna Huffington believes: “If you are not in touch with your intuition, you cannot be successful.” Huffington, who was living in England and was involved with Bernard Levin; left her secure life and job and moved to New York at the age of 30 and later ended up founding The Huffington Post in 2005 and under her guidance, it has become one of the most read Popular Political Sites today.


Powerful Writer

Arianna who was the first foreign and third woman to be the President of the Cambridge Union, has made a marvelous career out of writing. She has authored many books and her opinion pieces that she has been writing since the beginning of her career have had a major influence on people. Arianna has been called the “multi-million dollar blogger,” by the Guardian.


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