Lessons for Leaders from Elizabeth Holmes

Melissa J. Hogan
9 min readApr 12, 2022
Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash

The final episode of The Dropout, the Hulu series about the rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes and her company Theranos, hit screens recently. The series is based on the popular podcast of the same name and features Amanda Seyfried channeling the black turtleneck-wearing, Steve Jobs-fawning, doe-eyed, unblinking, Stanford dropout Elizabeth Holmes. In her 2021 trial for multiple counts of fraud, it became the feminine…

Melissa J. Hogan

Lawyer. Author, “Afraid of the Doctor: Every Parent’s Guide to Preventing and Managing Medical Trauma.” Find me at melissajhogan.com


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