Jacqueline Gold, Chief Executive of Ann Summers opened this years Inspiring Women Conference hosted by Management Today, sharing her thoughts leadership, and what it takes to succeed. She encouraged women to feel confident that they can be as successful as men and shouldn't feel the need for validation.
'There is nothing wrong about being uncomfortable,' she said. 'It's uncomfortable to stand in a room in front of a room of people you have never met before. It's uncomfortable walking into a board meeting and challenging the status quo. I strongly believe believe that if we're not uncomfortable in a real way we are not fulfilling our full potential as a leader.'