(1) Do not cry. No matter what. (2) Use your appearance to create an image of strength. (3) Develop staying power. (4) Specialize. (5) Don't wear your sex like a badge on your sleeve. (6) Put in more time than anyone else. (7) Be loyal. (8) Be a team player. (9) Never use your family as an excuse. (10) Learn how to be a manager. (11) Network.
Dianne Feinstein (b. 1933), U.S. politician. As quoted in Dianne Feinstein, chapters 1-9, 11-12, by Jerry Roberts (1994).
Feinstein was the former San Francisco Mayor and current United States Senator. Roberts labelled these "Dianne Feinstein's Rules for [women] Getting Ahead" and headed each of eleven chapters with one of them, in the order shown above.