Elizabeth Proust: Start by not 'doing it all' before thinking about 'having it all'
Nicola Roxon: High intensity careers don't have to be constant
Ann Sherry: Take risks to get to the topHelen Conway: Don't accept the status quo
Imelda Roche: Remember, 'If it's to be, it's up to me'
Janine Shepherd: The harder the challenge, the tougher you get
Michelle Tredenick: Ignore the selection criteria
Dr Cathy Foley: Ask for opportunities
Ronni Kahn: Give your big ideas a go
Zoe Watson: Take a holiday
Julia Gillard: Have the guts and resilience to give it a go