Finding Inspiration on Twitter
In honor of American Business Women's Day, QIP co-founder and President Beth Young, PhD, shares some Twitter feeds by women, organizations, and periodicals that inspire her as an American business woman.
January 2023: Please note that after this blog post was published many of the Twitter accounts noted were deactivated.
Advocate for introverts, founded the Quiet Revolution and wrote Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking https://www.quietrev.com
I saw her speak at a conference about the power of introverts, and it totally changed the way I communicate and integrate the people that I work with. Her tweets are nice reminders about harnessing the power of introverts as well as being quiet.
Advocate for women and girls, author of Drop the Ball, “a memoir and manifesto that shows women how to cultivate the single skill they really need in order to thrive: the ability to let go” https://tiffanydufu.com/about
Her book, and a conversation with her, helped changed my attitude about being perfect and 'doing it all.' Her tweets raise up other women, challenge us to take risks, and provide resources for moving forward.
“World-renowned game designer of games meant to improve real lives and solve real problems.” She is best known as the inventor and co-founder of SuperBetter, a game that has helped more than a million players tackle real-life health challenges such as depression, anxiety, chronic pain, and traumatic brain injury. https://janemcgonigal.com/
I saw her speak at a conference, and she opened my eyes to the importance gaming has in real life. Her accomplishments in a world filled with men is inspiring, and she continually challenges all to consider what the future will look like.
President and Director-Counsel of LDF (NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund) https://www.naacpldf.org/about-us/staff/sherrilyn-ifill/
With her tweets, she challenges me daily to see world events through the lens of racial justice and equality, and that only improves my ability to be a leader.
Author and researcher on courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy, author of five #1 New York Times bestsellers, and host of the weekly podcasts Unlocking Us and Dare to Lead. https://brenebrown.com
Being vulnerable is okay, even if you are a female boss — enough said.
Girls Who Code
“Here to change the face of tech” https://girlswhocode.com/
There are so many girls and women successful in tech, and it is a thrill to see them highlighted every day. Go girls!
@Entrepreneur @Inc @HarvardBiz
They provide me with daily inspiration tidbits and quick ways to get ideas from other business owners. Also, there is a bit of relief to see yourself reflected in some of these articles.
Because I like sports too, I enjoy the female perspective on current sports stories.