Daring Women

Author and entrepreneur Mikaela Kiner urges women to ‘see it to be it’ when it comes to leadership

Vidolova stresses that successful women leaders early on ‘surround themselves with people who are willing to invest in their careers’

Wesch says one way women can improve the odds of advancing into a leadership role is by ‘letting go of the toxicity of perfectionism’

She also stresses that a leader must learn to ‘first be a good listener’ and to then communicate effectively

Tran Neville says aspiring female leaders must learn to seize the day because waiting for that ‘perfect time’ only holds you back

Tran Neville says aspiring female leaders must learn to seize the day because waiting for that ‘perfect time’ only holds you back

Preston says more women who have achieved success must work to ‘intentionally carve out opportunities for other women’

Preston says more women who have achieved success must work to ‘intentionally carve out opportunities for other women’

The lender's Seattle market leader recalls a great mentor telling her that with every interaction as a leader, you are ‘building your brand’

The lender's Seattle market leader recalls a great mentor telling her that with every interaction as a leader, you are ‘building your brand’

Webb also says great executives listen to and learn from the people they are charged with leading

Webb also says great executives listen to and learn from the people they are charged with leading

Swary also stresses that women’s leadership strengths are often misperceived as weaknesses ― a barrier that must be overcome

Donio says women seeking to advance their careers must be confident that they deserve the job and ‘are destined to do well’