8 Impactful Quotes from the Female Leaders of Lions Live 2021–42courses.com

The week of March 1st-5th 2021 saw the digital talks of leaders in the creative community for Cannes Lions’ Lions Live.

Many of the speakers were women, and in honour of this year’s International Women’s Day we thought we would collate our favourite quotes.

(With such an impressive roster of speakers, it was very hard to pick favourites but we’ve managed to whittle it down to 8.)

The future of creativity is that we’re finally going to come to terms with the fact that we are part of a gigantic ecosystem and that we need those other industries as much as they need us.

— Madonna Badger, Founder & Chief Creative Officer — Badger and Winters

Learn how to deal with things you don’t know.

— Jean Lin, Dentsu’s Global CEO, Creative

Say yes to a challenge that makes you feel uncomfortable. It’s always more interesting than saying ‘no’.

— Laura Jordan Bambach, Chief Creative Officer at Grey London

An ad isn’t precious, or an idea isn’t precious and those things are really meant to be in the place of creativity and uncertainty.

— Madonna Badger, Founder & Chief Creative Officer — Badger and Winters

Creativity is powerful. But the cultural competency is what makes creativity truly impactful.

— God-is Rivera, Global Director of Culture & Community — Twitter

All of those feelings of control are false. Uncertainty will win, every single time. And there’s a lot of peace in letting go. Just worry about doing the best job you can.

— Madonna Badger, Founder & Chief Creative Officer — Badger and Winters

Authenticity is more important than perfection. Don’t try to be perfect — just try to be yourself.

— Jean Lin, Dentsu’s Global CEO, Creative

Cultural competency is key to understanding people.

— God-is Rivera, Global Director of Culture & Community — Twitter

If you’d like to check out the talks for yourself, you can find them on demand here.

Happy International Women’s Day!

Originally published at https://blog.42courses.com on March 8, 2021.

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