“Behind every great man is a great woman” is an old saying. “Behind every successful woman is herself” is a saying that has been printed on many gift items, such as posters and plaques. The saying first appeared in advertisements in women’s magazines in 1981-82.
“Behind Every Successful Woman is Herself,”
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“Behind Every Successful Woman Is Herself.”
December 1986, Mother Jones magazine, pg. 55, col. 1 ad:
Behind Every Successful Woman is Herself
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1-7 May 1988, The Blade (Toledo, OH), “Owens Tech Success Stories,” Toledo Magazine, pg. 8, col. 1:
Wearing a button that says, “Behind Every Successful Woman Is Herself,” Ms. Kelly, now 40, looks directly at her companion as they talk.
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: “Behind Every Successful Woman Is Herself”
It means that to succeed you need to turn your back to the mirror occasionally.
Behind Every Successful Woman Is Herself
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Apr 1, 2012 - Business & Economics - 200 pages
Women of business today are doing it just right. And it is wonderful to behold. They have taken the bull by the horns and are enthusiastically growing their careers and companies. This book is penned and dedicated to those women seeking business success and satisfaction. From career launching to finding your seat in the board room or taking your own firm global, experienced experts point the way to what works and what blunders to avoid. Here is a solutions book containing the ideas, techniques, disciplines , and mindsets of hundreds of business leaders. There is no mere cheerleading nor bemoaning of glass ceilings in these pages - rather here are proven methods that have carried other business leaders forward, and hopefully will carry you toward your goals.
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3. Behind every successful woman is herself.