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Strong and influential women in the business world.

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Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts the mastermind of Burberry’s elevation to the ranks of international fashion brands is stepping down to join Apple as senior VP of retail and online stores. Most Powerful, Powerful Women, Angela Ahrendts, Iphones For Sale, Working Mother, Successful Women, International Fashion, Business Women, Business Leaders

"The thing is, I don't want to be sold to when I walk into a store. I want to be welcomed." Angela Ahrendts

“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) Marissa Meyer, Something To Do, In This Moment, Women, Women's

“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)

"Like hell I am ever going to tell you what really went down in Benghazi. As I said in the hearing, what difference does it make?" Like hell this broad should ever be a Commander in Chief of American troops. Election Is Over, Bernie Sanders For President, Hair Photo, Successful People, Celebs, Celebrities, Told You So, Hair Styles, Secretary

"What we have to do... is to find a way to celebrate our diversity and debate our differences without fracturing our communities." Hillary Clinton

Melinda Gates: 6 Kudos for Our Corporate Mother on the Move Challenge S, Co Founder, Oprah Winfrey, Memoirs, Strong Women, Gates, Entrepreneurship, Foundation, Success

“A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.” – Melinda Gates

Janet Yellen biography - Janet Yellen is a prominent American economist widely and head of the U. Federal reserve after her nomination by the President, Barack Obama. Yellen has Janet Yellen, Brooklyn, Saint James, Before Us, Powerful Women, In This Moment, American, World, Interest Rates

“There is an unfortunate myth that success is mainly determined by something called ability. But research indicates that our best measures of these qualities are unreliable predictors of performance in academics or employment.” Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve Chair

Mary Barra-Appointed first female CEO OF America's largest automotive company GM (General Motors) General Motors, We Run The World, Business Portrait, Automobile Industry, Global Brands, Patriarchy, Long Bob, Powerful Women, Business Women

“Don’t wait to be invited to important meetings or … to work on crucial assignments. Instead, do what it takes to ensure that you’re at the middle of your business. Speak up. Volunteer. Show your enthusiasm. Knock on doors.” —Mary Barra, CEO, General Motors (GM)

 Could "walk and talk" business meetings help us lose weight and improve our health? Author Nilofer Merchant, who spoke at the TED conference Tuesday, says they work wonders. Most Popular Ted Talks, Best Ted Talks, Workplace Wellness, Successful People, Smart People, Health And Wellbeing, Fitness Inspiration, One Piece, Smoking

"Feed the Eagles. There are only a few things that matter. Know what they are. And place your energy into them. They aren’t always right in front of you so you need to look up and out more. Starve the Turkeys – lots of things are right in front of you … pecking around, making noise, and demanding attention." Nilofer Merchant, HBR Writer and founder of Rubicon Consulting

"Moving fast and being organized were my strong suits. The more there was to do, the more I felt alive." Beth Comstock, CMO at GE Adam Bryant, Corporate Executive, Business Articles, General Electric, Successful People, Dress For Success, Create A Logo, Good Advice, Fibromyalgia

42 Successful People Share The Best Advice They Ever Received

The one piece of advice that "clicked."

17 Successful People Share The Best Career Mistakes They've Ever Made Best Careers, Successful People, First Step, Letter Board, Good Things, Internet, Women, Women's

"You're never as good as your best review, and never as bad as your worst." Vivian Schiller

You all know Oprah Winfrey, used to be talk show host. She was the genius behind the Oprah show. She was born January 29 She is also a philanthropist. I bet you didn't know that! Weekender, Oprah Quotes, Success Quotes, Success Story, Oprah Winfrey Show, Washington, Great Women, Amazing Women, Successful People

“Every time you state what you want or believe, you’re the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a ceiling on yourself.” Oprah Winfrey

"Everyone talks about building a relationship with your customer. I think you build one with your employees first. Angela Ahrendts, Employee Appreciation, Role Models, Are You The One, Business Women, Burberry, Relationship, Google Search, Building

"Everyone talks about building a relationship with your customer. I think you build one with your employees first." Angela Ahrendts

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