“I know what I want.” In an interview with Elle, Beckham repeated (aloud) this mantra to herself every two minutes and 52 seconds, for a total of seven times during 20 minutes.

*“All those things that you’re worried about aren’t important. You’re going to be okay. Better than okay. You’re going to be great. Spend less time tearing yourself apart, worrying if you’re good enough. You are good enough. And you’re going to meet amazing people in your life who will help you and love you.” – Reese Witherspoon

It’s the comfort in the uncomfortable. We love our own dramas. We love all of the negative things because we’re used to it. It’s addictive. It’s scary to suddenly stand up and say, I would like to change this situation, possibly for the better. I was sort of taught that if you want something, you go out and get it. You don’t wait for it to come to you, because it might not. – Torian Bellisario

What you do has ‘gotta’ be your calling. You’ve just gotta love what you’re doing, and you’ve gotta believe in what you’re doing, and you’ve gotta say to yourself, when I feel like I’ve done enough with this company, I want to leave feeling great about my contributions and the legacy I’m leaving behind. – Indra Nooyi, Former Pepsi Co Chairperson & Chief Executive

Learn how to say yes to an idea and make it work. It does not mean that you will agree with every idea and implement them, but you will always work through the idea, and by saying yes, your team will come to you with their best thinking. The more ideas you kill with no, the fewer you will receive. – Lisa Gersh, Co founder, president and COO of Oxygen

You have a choice of what you want your life to be. You can either dwell on your childhood and the past, or you can make your life what you want it to be. – Kate Sommerville

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