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Elizabeth Dole
(1936-____) born on
Jul 29
US government official, business executive. She was secretary of transportation, 1983-87; secretary of labor, 1989-90; president of the American Red Cross, 1991-99.
         
   
F
My objective as Secretary of Labor is to look through the 'glass ceiling' to see who is on the other side, and to serve as a catalyst for change . . . .

R
We aim to give a 'wake-up call' to businesses, to alert them to the fact that the next 'fair-haired boy' of their organization just might be a woman.
A
What you always do before you make a decision is consult. The best public policy is made when you are listening to people who are going to be impacted. Then, once a policy is determined, you call on them to help you sell it.
N
We have learned that power is a positive force if it is used for positive purposes.
K
Women share with men the need for personal success, even the taste of power, and no longer are we willing to satisfy those needs through the achievements of surrogates -- whether husbands, children or merely role models.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On her "Glass Ceiling Study" to identify barriers to senior management opportunities for women and minorities;from "The National Women's Hall of Fame" at www.greatwomen.org.
R: On her "Glass Ceiling Study" to identify barriers to senior management opportunities for women and minorities;from "The National Women's Hall of Fame" at www.greatwomen.org.
A: In "The Last Word - A Treasury of Women's Quotes," by Carolyn Warner, 1992.
N: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
K: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
   


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