Leadership Lessons from 15 Women Founders & CEOs was originally published on Firsthand.
At the time of writing, women are the CEOs of 41 companies of the Fortune 500; for anyone not looking to do math today, that’s about 8%. And that distressingly low number is actually higher than its ever been. The top tier of leadership is still largely out of the hands of women, but the current crop of women CEOs are some of the best in their respective fields and have excellent advice when it comes to leading teams, learning from mistakes, and time management, among other critical skills required of the C-suite. Below are quotes from some of the most successful women founders and CEOs on their leadership styles, and examples of why these methods are so effective. This infographic was cooked up by our friends at OnDeck to highlight the best in effective leadership, so please read on!