Whilst you are dipping your feet in the dark waters which can be frightening, challenging and exhausting, you might need a little push, a source of motivation and encouragement. Good leaders are the pioneers that make the path for others to follow. Meanwhile, great leaders, inspire their people to aim and reach higher, dream bigger and achieve greater. When you are able to inspire them to reach for the stars, they might just bring it back the moon.

When you are in charge, you need to be motivated yourself. You can’t lead and inspire if you lack any enthusiasm and your spirit is low. For the ladies who are striving and thriving to be the best in a room full of other successful and accomplished women, remember these:

  • It all starts with a vision. If you can envision it, surely you can achieve it!
  • Keep growing personally, spend as much time on personal development as you try to develop others.
  • Find the right people to influence you. Hang around positive minded people, people you trust and trust you. Let them help you continuously mature as a person and leader.
  • Never stop improving. Great leaders and great people are constantly learning and always trying to improve themselves.
  • The power of optimism can take you places. Everyone has it inside them, but the clouds of negativity may cover the ray of positive thoughts.

If you do not feel like you have anyone in your family supporting you from the back, or “friends” that do nothing but doubt you, don’t worry too much, Muslyfe is here to give our words of wisdom from people we look up to, that they themselves need a little push, something you might need to feel a little more braver.

“As a leader, I am tough on myself and I raise the standard for everybody; however, I am very caring because I want people to excel at what they are doing so that they can aspire to be me in the future.” — Indra Nooyi

“Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.” — Coco Chanel

“To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” — Eleanor Roosevelt, American political figure, diplomat and activist. 

“The most effective way to do it, is to do it.”Amelia Earhart, the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean

“If doubt is challenging you and you do not act, doubts will grow. Challenge the doubts with action and you will grow.” — John Kanary

“We can do anything we want to as long as we stick to it long enough.”Helen Keller

“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” — Winston Churchil

“All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”  Michael John Bobak

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”  Walt Disney

“I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.” — Estee Lauder

“Fall seven times and stand up eight.” Japanese Proverb

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”  Helen Keller

“Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.”  Farrah Gray

“Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.” — Malala Yousafzai

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”— Confucius

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”— Wayne Gretzky