A couple of days ago I found myself mentioned on twitter by a couple of smart, capable and passionate women in response to Women’s Post’s request for inspirational women.
For me, there is nothing more wonderful than being told you are an inspiration. From inspiring someone to see the world from a different perspective to inspiring someone to change the world, inspiration can be one of the most powerful forces for change, growth and innovation there is.
Not only was I honoured to be mentioned on their lists, but I was also honoured to be included with the powerhouse women who inspire:
aprildunford: @womenspost Here’s my #inspiringTwoman picks. The Startup Folk @SarahPrevette @LeilaBoujanane @ECHOage @JacquiMurphy @erin_bury More #inspiringTwoman picks. The Do-Gooders: @AlexaClark @S_Moore More #inspiringTwoman picks. Gals I will see speak at SXSWi: @michele_perras @tinkugallery
My list? (please excuse the brevity, these are direct quotes from twitter)
There are MANY women and men who inspire me to think, explore and create, but here are the 7 that I tweeted:
Evelyn Hannon @journeywoman Who took up the challenge of showing the world women COULD travel alone. And then built one of the largest online communities around it. [Check out Journey Woman: www.journeywoman.com]
Melinda Sinclair My professional coach who has challenged me to ask the big questions of myself, and embrace the chaos to find direction. [More about Melinda www.melindasinclair.com]
Cybelle Srour Whose sense of Integrity is my benchmark! [See her on LinkedIn]
(on re-read of this last one I realize I wasn’t very clear, so to clarify: Kate is brilliant and inspires me to think, create and push my own boundaries.)
Thank you all!