Arianna Huffington, Editor, Huffington Post
Arianna Huffington, Editor, Huffington Post
5 things being a mother taught me. Our daughter was born ten years after we got married! Not that we did not think of starting a family before, but life was so full of late-night parties, impromptu vacations, hanging out, and hangovers, it left no space for a little one. With the biological clock ticking away, we finally took the plunge and became parents in 2007.
The only way to move up the ladder is by pushing the envelope harder and moving ahead. There's nothing impossible if you put your mind and heart to it, this is evident from the stories of the amazing ladies from all walks of life breaking glass ceilings each day, who have reached such great heights today. With their rigorous efforts of making a change, it is now like passing the baton to the next generation, making it easier for them to fill in the footsteps they have marked.
When everything else fails, the only way to go is ahead. The climb is tough for sure, but believe us the view is worthwhile.
Breakthroughs happen when limiting thoughts are challenged.
Success doesn't come in a day, it is a victory after an endless road, lined with challenges every step of the way. With dedication, perseverance, and hard work, one can champion any obstacle. "Being the breakthrough" is about honoring those ladies who never stop believing in themselves, were not limited by the chains of prejudices, instead set out to leave an example for younger generations to follow. This issue is about women in the industry who didn't let any breakdown, get in the way of their breakthrough.
Stepping out of your comfort zone, exploring new possibilities while balancing personal and professional lives and managing to gain momentum in the corporate world is a task that women seem to carry out profoundly. In this edition of Women Inspired World, we will see how these women worked hard towards their passion, stayed true to themselves and their work which was eventually giving back to the society in one form or another.
They managed to create a space that was valuable to them, the people they worked with and the society as a whole. To push your boundaries and exploring new opportunities which created promising prospects for a whole lot of people was a tough journey that these women excelled in. Let us take a glance into their journey and gain the perspective that each of us can imbibe in our lives as well!
In life, there are always two options; either to subdue to societal norms or to challenge them. Heroes are the latter ones, in our case heroines. Today we speak about equality, diversity and inclusion; women making it huge in their careers; which came into existence because few women did not bow down in the face of adversity.
The journey from being the single woman in a board room to making up nearly half of the work-force has been a long and fierce one. But all this was possible because that one single woman in the board room did not give in to the glass ceiling; instead shattered it, making it easier for others to follow.
This Women’s Day Choose to Challenge!
A leader is someone who has the confidence to stand alone when the times get tough and navigate the next generation through the rough waters, helping ease their journey towards success. Leadership doesn't come in a day, it takes years of diligent hard work, dedication, and perseverance but what it needs the most is the ability to build strong teams, create an environment inclusive of diversity where all views and ideas are acknowledged and nurtured.
Becoming a leader is tough but these ladies make it sound easy and full of fun. There are a lot of dimensions of leadership to be taken into account when aiming to become a successful individual and leader, learn from the industry's best.
Owning your voice, simple advice, right?
It takes years for women to stand up for themselves, put across their ideas openly, and truly own their voices. This month's edition is all about fierce ladies who put their foot down in front of the odds and rose like a phoenix in the face of change. These are the ladies who share their experiences as a woman leader rising and claiming their names in a men's world. These ladies are the heroes a little girl should dream of becoming and you know what their secret is? Be yourself and don't settle for less!
She who wears the crown has much more responsibilities than power. It is not easy becoming a leader- it takes years of learning, gaining expertise over matters; a leader cannot be confined to one role, one designation she must be a jack of all trades. Becoming a leader comes with its fair share of responsibilities - building a strong team; nurturing them, and supporting them, building innovative processes to help smooth functioning and ultimately deliver the optimum results.
There are many factors, skill sets, and actions that come into play while becoming a good leader, some of these aren't a mystery but some might be new for you. This month's issue is all about the qualities, the pain, and the sweet victory which come the way of having a Leadership Crown.
We all are talented, it is only a matter of time we acknowledge our potential and use it to define our path towards success. The position you envisage to become does not happen in a single day, but what is important is to build up courage and take the leap. It doesn't matter if you have all the answers or not at the start, just take the first step and embark on your journey, the experiences you gather on your way will teach you all that you need to learn to be successful in your professional as well as personal life. Believe in your dreams and your potential; have faith in yourself and you'll be unstoppable.
Failures are bound to happen, it's the course of success but what is important is to learn from our failures, pick up ourselves and come back wiser and stronger.
Resilience is one of the key qualities of being a successful individual but it does not come to you in one day, it takes practice and discipline. It is only through practice and discipline we build ourselves to become more resilient one day after the other. We become what we practice, let us become the change we want to see in the future and set the right examples for the generation to come.
Learn the importance of being resilient in this cut throat world from each industry's best.
We all know about a Glass Ceiling. The fact that it’s getting thinner but it’s existence cannot be denied. We also know the only way ahead is together. It’s time to be the change, take the extra step of building a future which brings each one of us together in an easier way of corporate life. Here’s bringing few leaders who have been the change, time to know their journey, learn from their hard-work, persistence & dedication. Time e to duplicate their tricks of the Trade and also master them. Let’s work towards building a Tomorrow Together!
The changing Dynamics of the corporate life has lead to an increase in the number of Working Women. Bringing you stories and industry insights from successful leaders who have create impact in their respective fields. Listen to them talking on the biggest force that has changed the industry Dynamics and how top most brands are readapting themselves.These are the leaders you want to become, these are the leaders of the future. These are the game changers who brought a new pereception to their brands during the Pandemic of 2020.
Women Inspired World is a community of leaders, who have carved their way to success, making a mark on the industry and many lives on the whole. WIW is a platform that brings such global leaders from across borders, not only giving the next in-line an opportunity to learn from them but also a place for these global leaders to interact with each other, build stronger industry solutions and exchange of thoughts.
You are the achiever who has over the years marked the course of an industry by working with great products or brands. A woman who has played a vital role in changing market dynamics or setting a trend. You are the one who has challenged the industry benchmark and raised it's bar by which women in the industry are recognised.