Women are the breaking glass ceiling in every sphere of life. We now see independent and powerful women slowly and gradually taking over the place they deserve. Here is what these women have to say on work, leadership and power:

  • I think the biggest part of being a girl boss in the office, at home, or anywhere you go is just knowing your value. – Meghan Markle
  • Financial independence is paramount. My mom always says that when a woman is financially independent, she has the ability to live life on her own terms. I think that was the soundest advice that I ever got. No matter where you go in life or who you get married to, you have to be financially independent – whether you use it or not. – Priyanka Chopra
  • You can’t have a hit every time. The main thing is to keep on working and not be afraid to take risks. It’s better to do something that’s not perfect and successful every time. It’s important to be fearless and move forward, to learn from what went wrong. – Jhumpa Lahiri
  • I’ve yet to be on a campus where most women weren’t worrying about some aspect of combining marriage, children, and a career. I’ve yet to find one where many men were worrying about the same thing. – Gloria Steinem

  • One of the most important things for any leader is to never let anyone else define who you are. And you define who you are. I never think of myself as being a woman CEO of this company. I think of myself as a steward of a great institution. – Ginni Rometty
  • What I tell everyone, and I really do for myself is, I have a long-run dream, which is I want to work on stuff that I think matters.- Sheryl Sandberg
  • As you become more successful, the gender barrier disappears. The credibility challenges you have during your growing up years starts disappearing when you start demonstrating success. – Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
  • Do not depend on finances for everything. Build other resources, presuming that you would never have finances, so that when you actually do, you can make great use of them. – Anu Acharya

Also Read : 18 Feminist Quotes That Promise To Stir You

Rachna Chandira is an intern at SheThePeople.Tv

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