I wasn't lucky. I deserved it.

tastedaily-header-inspire"Oh, my award? I was just in the right place at the right time."Have you ever worked tirelessly for something and then brushed off the praise you deserve?I've noticed an ebb and flow of this behavior - as a young girl, I was full of tenacity. Around middle school, I became inhibited and fully aware of preteen awkwardness. And now, I'm starting to come full circle.td-margaret-thatcher-quote"I wasn't lucky. I deserved it."Margaret Thatcher did not say this at the height of her career. She made this statement after winning a school prize. She was 9 years old.You can actually feel the chutzpah emanating from the words.While it's hard to maintain the confidence of a 9 year old - because life can get awkward - cheers to all the women owning their success.XONDPS: Here are the 12 Most Inspiring Women on Pinterest, as told by Inspire My Life.

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