“There’s been a very incremental approach to encouraging diverse thinking and new ways of working. We need a wholesale set of changes. Companies need to start assessing people on results, not hours worked and really encourage people to believe in what they are doing.”
“Character is very important in business. It sets the tone for how your business operates including demonstrating respect at every opportunity and taking responsibility for your actions”.
“Positive self talk can help to keep one focused on the right things. Using the right language is powerful and I don’t underestimate the effect of such positive talk.’’
“I don’t wait for what’s due to me to fall on my laps. I go for what I want if it’s worth the chase and to get what I feel is valuable to my life”.
“If you have a message you are trying to convey, wrap it in a story so that people will become more engaged and remember it’’.
“Aiming for the top is the wrong goal. Aim for finding work you love and are passionate about and you will reach the top if you are true to what you believe in.’’
“When you help an organization stand out, your own career will benefit. Being polite and professional is critical for working well with others as you move up’’
“If you are committed to having a social impact and keep that front and center in your heart and mind, you’ll find many ways to do so.”
“Women should be more willing to take risks in order to create a new style of leadership that works for them… not try to emulate men.”
“You need to step outside your comfort zone and shut out the voice of doubt. You owe it to yourself and other women to get out there and go for it”