Lois P. Frankel Quotes

Who on Earth is Lois P. Frankel?

Lois P. Frankel is the author of 'Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office' and 'Nice Girls Don't Get Rich'.

Books by Lois P. Frankel


Best 20 Quotes by Lois P. Frankel

“A personal brand is a promise of performance that creates expectations in its audience. Done well, it clearly communicates the values, personality, and abilities of the person behind it.”

Lois P. Frankel
Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office

“Being a girl is certainly easier than being a woman. Girls don’t have to take responsibility for their destiny. Their choices are limited by a narrowly defined scope of expectations. And here’s another reason why we continue to exhibit the behaviors learned in childhood even when at some level we know they’re holding us back: We can’t see beyond the boundaries that have traditionally circumscribed the parameters of our influence. It’s dangerous to go out-of-bounds. When you do, you get accused of trying to act like a man or being “bitchy.” All in all, it’s easier to behave in socially acceptable ways.”

Lois P. Frankel
Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office

“Don't marry for money. You can borrow it cheaper.”

Lois P. Frankel
Nice Girls Don't Get Rich

“Give yourself a set period of time to grieve and heal before focusing on financial matters.”

Lois P. Frankel
Nice Girls Don't Get Rich

“Money per se does not make you happy - it's what it enables you to do with your life.”

Lois P. Frankel
Nice Girls Don't Get Rich

“No matter what hand life deals us, we are ultimately left with the dilemma of how we choose to respond.”

Lois P. Frankel
Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Stop consenting. Stop colluding. Stop being that nice little girl you were taught to be in childhood!”

Lois P. Frankel
Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office

“No one can take better care of you than you yourself.”

Lois P. Frankel
Nice Girls Don't Get Rich

“Self-doubt is common, but when it impedes you from attaining your goals it’s time to take action.”

Lois P. Frankel

“Sometimes you just need to be selfish to be self-sufficient.”

Lois P. Frankel
Nice Girls Don't Get Rich

“The most foolish thing I've ever done related to money was spend too much of my life worrying about whether I had enough or didn't have enough, I always felt I never had enough. I cheated myselfout of living in the moment, and I'll bet I die with a lot left over.”

Lois P. Frankel
Nice Girls Don't Get Rich

“The next time someone asks for your opinion, and you know it’s contrary to that person’s viewpoint, take the risk of putting your perspective on the table rather than taking the path of least resistance by agreeing or saying you have no opinion.”

Lois P. Frankel

“There is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”

Lois P. Frankel
Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office

“Understand that it is unlikely that you will change the size of the playing field to suit your needs. Playing your game at the edge can help to stretch the boundaries, but if it’s too narrowly defined for you, start looking for a bigger field.”

Lois P. Frankel
Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office

“When a man's friend wins, a little piece of him dies.”

Lois P. Frankel
Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office

“Women act powerfully all the time, but in ways different from men.”

Lois P. Frankel
Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office

“Women get mixed messages in childhood: You can do anything you want... but it wouldn't hurt to find someone who will take good care of you.”

Lois P. Frankel
Nice Girls Don't Get Rich

“You can't be the nice little girl you were taught to be in childhood and expect to achieve your adult goals.”

Lois P. Frankel

“You gain courage and confidence from doing the things you think you cannot do.”

Lois P. Frankel
Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office

“You may have what it takes to be successful, but if you lose yourself in someone else's priorities or societal expectations, you will be judged not by your potential but rather by your history.”

Lois P. Frankel