14 Quotes From Randi Zuckerberg Successful Women Need To Hear

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Kicking ass and taking names.

Randi Zuckerberg, author of Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives, is the perfect example of a modern, independent woman we should all look up to. Not only is she wildly successful, but even through her own ups and downs, she's remained poised and dealt with whatever life's thrown at her with strength and dignity. 


After graduating with a degree in Psychology from Harvard University, where she often hung out with her brother, Mark Zuckerberg, Randi started working as a production assistant in New York before being recruited by Mark to join Facebook as a marketing manager.

She eventually left the company in 2011 and started up her own social media firm, Zuckerberg Media, and lifestyle website, Dot Complicated.

Zuckerberg's book — which is part memoir, part social media guide — offers a comprehensive understanding of technology and its impact on lives, businesses, and relationships. What better person to learn about this from than the queen of social media herself, amirite?!

Not only is she a marketing and social media goddess, but Zuckerberg is the epitome of an admirable woman. She's submerged herself in the tech world for a long time now, which is KNOWN to have been dominated by men for decades, proving that women are equally willing and capable of exceeding in the industry.


“This is a new world we live in, and it should be possible for a woman to be taken seriously and still do what she loves,” said Zuckerberg in a 2011 article from the New York Times.

If you don't already know and follow Randi Zuckerberg on her own social media channels or on her SiriusXM radio show, Dot Complicated with Randi Zuckerberg, then you need to get on it.

(On her radio show, she recently interviewed our very own CEO, Andrea Millerabout her new book release, Radical Acceptance: The Secret To Happy, Lasting Love.)

But first, take a peek at some of the things she regularly talks about below to see what I'm talking about. She's pretty freaking cool.

If you’re looking for a little inspiration, we’ve got the best quotes to share and savor. For quotes from the most inspiring celebs, activists, and poets, look no further! You might even find the quote that motivates the best parts of your life (and love!) forever.

On big life changes.

There are moments in life when everything changes. Sometimes these moments come out of nowhere, ambushing you. Sometimes they approach from a distance and arrive so slowly and expectedly that change is nothing to be surprised about. — Randi Zuckerberg

On our addiction to technology.

We have such powerful technology at our fingertips. But we need to make sure our attachment to being online doesn’t get in the way of our lives and relationships offline.  Randi Zuckerberg

On finding balance.

We need to find balance between being connected to millions of people around the world and being present with the people we love, standing right next to us.  Randi Zuckerberg

On knowing when to ask for help.

The only way you're going to be successful is if you admit what you don't know and you ask for help.  Randi Zuckerberg

On social media.

May I so boldly suggest that this Thanksgiving, we focus on one-on-one conversations, instead of broadcasting our lives to the masses.  Randi Zuckerberg

On the internet.

I think people hide behind anonymity and they feel like they can say whatever they want behind closed doors.  Randi Zuckerberg

On standing up for what's right.

I looked around tech and said 'Where are the women? Where are the people of color? Is the entire future only decided by white men?'  Randi Zuckerberg

On starting your own business.

I wish I knew how scary it is. I once heard someone say, "You're not a true entrepreneur until you feel like you’re about to vomit more than once a day from nerves or fear."  Randi Zuckerberg

On getting better.

Every failure can teach you how to do something better the next time.  Randi Zuckerberg

On failure.

To me the biggest failure is a mistake you don’t learn from or remember.  Randi Zuckerberg

On trusting your instincts.

[My parents] always told me to go after my dreams and trust my instincts.  Randi Zuckerberg

On prioritizing.

Work, sleep, family, friends and fitness -- every day I pick three of these.  Randi Zuckerberg

On making a real difference.

I spent a lot of time being the only women in the room so I have a personal drive and passion to make sure that this tech skills gap applies to women and girls in a meaningful way.  Randi Zuckerberg

On how to be successful.

Stay hungry to learn more.  Randi Zuckerberg