Daring Women Profiles

She also says women seeking to break into the leadership ranks have to ‘get comfortable being uncomfortable’

The Seattle legal eagle adds that women and minorities typically lack ‘insider status,’ which often is a barrier to career advancement

She stresses that it’s vital to ‘deconstruct the negative thoughts that creep in and interfere’ with the confidence needed to lead

She advises the next generation of aspiring female leaders to always keep their eyes on the prize

The founder of the Bellevue business law firm says “competence and confidence” are key ingredients for success

Hewitt's principal and director of design checks her ego at the door and and views criticism as an opportunity to grow

Hewitt's principal and director of design checks her ego at the door and and views criticism as an opportunity to grow

She says the growth that comes from lived experience ‘is what will enable future success’

She also says great leaders practice transparency and inclusion ‘every minute of every day’

She advises women pursuing leadership roles to ‘be authentic to who you are and what you stand for’

She says fear can be a great tool in decision-making because it ‘heightens our senses and sharpens our minds’