Abby's Words of Wisdom
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Abby's Words of Wisdom

"Sometimes you can gradually improve things. But sometimes, they don't work, and you've just got to say: Let's grind this baby to a halt."

That quotation is from none other than Abby Johnson, chief of Fidelity Investments [profile]. Entrepreneur contributor/blogger Kristy Rampton highlighted Johnson's words in an article of "50 Motivational Quotes From Disruptive, Trailblazing, Inspiring Women Leaders". (Johnson's the only fundster in the list.)

"Whether we're forging our own paths or following in the footsteps of those who've gone ahead, these trailblazers, innovators, explorers and disrupters can encourage, motivate and push us to reach new heights -- in business and in life," Entrepreneur writes.

Other women leaders quoted in the article include: poet Maya Angelou; former U.S. First Lady Rosalynn Carter; comedian Ellen DeGeneres; Princess Diana; aviator Amelia Earhart; U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein; comedian Whoopi Goldberg; Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington; author Helen Keller; Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer; nun Mother Teresa; PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi; U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama; singer-songwriter Dolly Parton; actress Amy Poehler; author Ayn Rand; former U.S. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt; author J.K. Rowling; Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg; Queen Victoria; media mogul and talk show star Oprah Winfrey; and many others.

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