"I believe that the best way to address the gender leadership gap is by cultivating the skills of the next GenHERation of leaders."
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"The one thing that you can guarantee is that life is uncertain. If you pour your energy into building a plan and trying to stick to it, you’re guaranteed to be frustrated."
"If you don’t know what your true passion is yet, take a job that allows you to learn a valuable skill set, because that is what you will put to work once you find your passion."
"Try everything, move forward, surprise yourself and have fun."
"The day I found out I got the job was the best and scariest day of my life."
How She Got There: Christine Stoddard, Founder & Creative Director of Quail Bell Press & Productions
"Being creative alone is not enough. Staying organized is crucial."
"The world needs more people who inspire and take risks—be one of them!"
"Don’t let anyone tell you you’re not capable to do something because of your age, and that includes yourself."
"My best advice is just really stay open to what opportunities show up because they are often those that are least expected."
"The amount of major responsibility I was given only a few short weeks after starting was pretty surreal, but at the same time it was exhilarating because it gave me a chance to prove myself right away."
"I think I’ve just found myself where I didn’t expect that I would end up."
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"You have to get more comfortable with experimenting and putting out a hypothesis, and you have to be willing to fail."
"Having the ability to do whatever we’re most passionate about is really incredible—every single day I wake up excited to go to work."
"You kind of assume that someone will teach you everything you need to know, but I think you really have to be savvy and ask a lot of questions."
"You cannot rely on others to determine how you feel about yourself."
"Always work hard but don’t forget to have a life once you step out of the office."
"I feel that the biggest gift in life is this change in philosophy in life that I’ve had is to feel happier, wiser and stronger—mentally and physically."
"Startups are more demanding and draining than any other job because there’s an emotional factor. You build the team. You build a product. You build a brand."
"It’s awesome to be able to monetize your passion all while being able provide something useful for others."
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