“Some of our most valuable skills may seem like nothing to us because they come easily. It’s important to have a good group of friends around you that can help you see your real talents that you may have trouble identifying”.
“Decide what is most important to you at any one time, focus on it and get rid of the guilt of not doing everything. If success doesn’t come easily, don’t doubt yourself. Never feel inadequate, don’t compromise on your values and never sell yourself short.”
“Decide how badly you want something and commit to doing what it takes to succeed. Make sure the right people see your efforts. Go for assignments that allow your brilliance to show. Take credit for your work. Work where you’re valued and appreciated.”
“Be informed. Demonstrate intellectual curiosity. Ask questions, listen and learn. Assimilate what you learn to form opinions. Share your point of view to support better, faster, smarter choices. Engage others with respect to earn respect”
“Women should secure credible and trustworthy mentors. They should educate themselves, stretch outside their comfort zones and emulate the traits that align with their vision of who they want to be. Women shouldn’t wait for permission, acquiesce or accept just what comes to them”
“This is your life – live it on your terms. Pursue your ambition. Do not hold out on your future. Every new level of the journey demands a new version of you- figure out that change, then embrace the process and pay the price”.
“Getting to the heart of who you are and how you tell your story to the world is important. Find a courageous, heartfelt way to become the superhero in your own show. Let go of people, places and things that no longer work.”
“Ask yourself – as a leader, where could you potentially grow or develop as a result of someone’s willingness to be candid? Then go ask for that candor. Offer it first – in a way that is constructive, relevant, and compassionate?’’
“By recognizing your own worth and being confident about it, you will make the best decisions about your career future. Fast forward your life at work five years. In looking back, are you the colleague or boss that you want to be?”
“Resiliency is about growing through challenge or opportunity to end up better on the other side. We often forget the strength we developed. There are individual triumphs—large and small. Recalling those can be very instructive”