” Sometimes you have to take the focus off of you and put it on someone else and it’s funny what you can accomplish and how much strength you really have. “


” Life is a series of baby steps along the way and if you add up these tiny little steps you take toward your goal, whatever it is, whether it’s giving up something, a terrible addiction or trying to work your way through an illness. When you total up those baby steps you’d be amazed over the course of 10 years, the strides you’ve taken. “


” When I first came to NBC, I thought it was going to be swimming with the sharks, all men for themselves, be careful and all that. I have to tell you I learned that you can be kind and a hard worker and move up. You don’t have to play dirty or do things that you think happens at big corporations. “


” I think after overcoming breast cancer, you sort of become fearless and somehow going up to your boss to talk about a possible promotion doesn’t seem like such a daunting task anymore. “


” I think credibility is one of those things that, if you work hard and you get it by standing in the trenches and traveling the world, people realize you’re multi-faceted. Part of me is a serious journalist and I loved all of the stuff I did. And then there’s another part of me that likes to let go and I think a lot of women can relate to that. “


” I’m an optimist, so I think everything can be worked out and fixed. But from having cancer I learned that even if you’re even an optimist, sometimes you just have to face the facts that certain things are broken. “


” When you’re a big girl like me, you want someone who makes you feel diminutive. I think fat guys are sexy. “


” I’m a huge karaoke person even though I have the worst singing voice. When you love doing something, who cares? “


” Tone is often the most important part of a conversation – and listening is so much more important than what you say. “


” So I go to my first book signing, and these two girls came up and gave me a piece of paper: ’10 reasons you should date our dad. He climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. He’s a lawyer.’ He didn’t know what was going on. He didn’t even know me. They called him, and he came down and asked me out that day. Now I’m dating their dad! “



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Tone is often the most important part of a conversation - and listening is so much more important than what you say.
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