Starting a new job can be nerve-racking , but it's also exciting. You're embarking on a new future, positioning yourself to write a fresh story on a clean slate.
You can't be successful in business without taking risks. It's really that simple.
The best thing we can do with rejection is to make it a learning experience - rejection is a great teacher.
Empowering those around you to be heard and valued makes the difference between a leader who simply instructs and one who inspires.
If you're not making use of even the most routine assignment to learn something, realize that many of your colleagues and coworkers are.
Rejection should ignite soul-searching, and the soul-searching must be absolutely honest.
I just think of myself as a hard-working person who loves my job.
You need to have a lot of human judgment involved in the financial industry in terms of risk management, in terms of investment decisions, and things that really allow us to blend the best of technology and the human brain.
Nobody gets through life without experiencing some form of rejection, which is why everybody knows how awful it feels.
Don't assume that opportunity will come to you. Put yourself forward when there is an opportunity.
Listen to clients, employees, and peers and stay open to their ideas, feedback, and answers. Doing so is vital to the success of any leader.
If it's a cliche to say that intellectual curiosity keeps your mind sharp, your senses alert, and your capabilities cutting-edge, that's because it's true.
New products, new markets, new investors, and new ways of doing things are the lifeblood of growth. And while each innovation carries potential risk, businesses that don't innovate will eventually diminish.
By definition, risk exposes businesses to danger.
You never stop learning.
I like the idea of using all this science and technology to allow for our clients to have a deeper insight into the market.
The companies that choose to list on Nasdaq are among the most innovative, risk-taking businesses in the world, and they are proof to us all that prudent risk-taking drives our economy forward.
It's hard not to take it personally when being wait-listed, passed over for a promotion, or losing a client to a competitor. But while feeling aggrieved may be an understandable reaction, it's not productive - it's not a good use of the experience.
The ability to have influence and create change and drive the strategy of an organization is really what excites me.
I would like to be known as a great leader, not as a great woman leader.
Even the mundane task may have something to teach you - especially if it's a task you haven't performed before.
Entry-level jobs are excellent opportunites to educate young women about the realities of the financial world and can prepare them for the next move up within the firm or another area of the financial industry.
One of many strengths that I often see in successful women on Wall Street is a responsible balance between risk taking and risk mitigation - the ability to assess situations smartly and make the right medium-to-long-term decisions without being lured into reckless, short-term profit-taking.
Regardless of how or where you enter Wall Street, use your inherent skills and strengths to succeed.