We all take our inspiration from many various people and events in our lives. Here are some of the inspirations that ignite our passion and guide the path of Above Glass Ceilings. Hopefully these women will inspire you too.
I always did something I was a little not ready to do.
I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough. — Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo
Surround yourself with a trusted and loyal team. It makes all the difference. — Alison Pincus, Co-Founder, One Kings Lane
If you push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking risk, really amazing things can happen. — Marissa Ann Mayer, Former President / CEO of Yahoo!
Define success in your own terms, achieve it by your own rules and build a life you’re proud to live. — Anne Sweeney, Co-Chair of Disney Media Networks
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love. — Mother Teresa
Life-fulfilling work is never about the money – when you feel true passion for something, you instinctively find ways to nurture it. — Eileen Fisher, Fashion Designer
If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader. — Dolly Parton, Singer
If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is. — Angelina Jolie, Actress
The way your employees feel is the way your customers will feel. If your employees don’t feel valued, neither will your customers. — Sybil F. Stershic, Author
Empowered Women Empower Women
Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live. — Anne Sweeney, Former Co-Chair, Disney Media
If you are committed to creating value and if you aren’t afraid of hard times, obstacles become utterly unimportant.
A nuisance perhaps, but with no real power.
The world respects creation; people will get out of your way. — Candice Carpenter Olson, Co-CEO, Fullbridge
The question isn’t
to let me;
it’s who’s going
to stop me. — Ayn Rand, Novelist/Philosopher
Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence. — Sheryl Sandberg, CEO, Facebook
Do one thing every day that scares you. — Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of The US , 1933 – 1945
It’s not your job to like me, it’s mine — Byron Katie, Author
We need to re-shape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead. — Beyonce, Award Winning Singer
Live an Inspired Life
We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced. — Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani Activist
The most important role of a leader is to set a clear direction, be transparent
about how to get there and to stay the course. — Irene Rosenfeld, CEO, Mondelēz International
Don’t waste a single second, just move forward as fast as you can and go for it. — Rebecca Woodcock, Entrepreneur
In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders. — Sheryl Sandberg, CEO Facebook
If you’re clear on what you believe, you have a great foundation to go make a market. — Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and CEO of IBM
If you have an idea,
you have to believe in yourself or no one
else will. — Sarah Michelle Gellar, Actress
Do not wait on a leader…look in the mirror, it’s you! — Katherine Miracle, Speaker/Trainer