When it comes to success, Millennial women have their eyes on the prize.
Fresh out of college, we're striving to turn the knob on CEO suites in half the time it took our parents to achieve similar goals.
Daydreaming about the future can be an entertaining way to spend a long lunch break. Picturing catered spreads, instead of discount Greek yogurt snatched from your work fridge, can seem like the highlight of your day.
When you feel worn down and would rather flip on “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” than look over that Google Doc again, turn to the words of women who've built their success from scratch.
Pioneers like Oprah Winfrey, Marissa Mayer and Anna Wintour have a few pointers for you. Stay the course, and you'll make it into their shoes one day. Better still, you'll forge your own path.
Jess Lee, CEO of Polyvore
Lily Tomlin, Comedienne and Actress
Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
Joanna Coles, Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan
Sara Blakely, Founder of Spanx
Jane Goodall, Primatologist
Oprah Winfrey, Media Mogul and Lifestyle Coach
Betsey Johnson, Fashion Designer
Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States
Anna Wintour, Editor-in-Chief of Vogue and Artistic Director of Condé Nast