Published by Bisnow on December 5, 2018:
"Local legend Goldie Wolfe Miller kicked off Bisnow’s Chicago Power Women event yesterday by quoting former U.S. Secretary of State Madeline Albright: “There should be a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.”
"It was a message the overflow crowd of 500 was ready to hear. In her morning keynote speech, Wolfe Miller, who once ran the largest woman-owned commercial brokerage in the nation, praised the successful women of real estate who feel a responsibility to mentor the younger generation.
Few if any women have done as much as Wolfe Miller to educate and train others to make it in the male-dominated world of commercial real estate. Some of the best lessons come from her own life story. In her 40-year career, she was frequently the only woman in the room, especially in the early days. As the daughter of Holocaust survivors, born in a displaced persons camp in the aftermath of World War II, the ability to surmount challenges may have deep roots.
“We came over on a boat, as immigrants, with nothing,” she said. Her parents instilled values such as strength, determination and a belief in education. Along with hard work and a willingness to take a few risks, those qualities should serve anyone in any field, she said."
Read the full article here: Hard Work, Risk-Taking, Humility And A Little Flash: How To Be A Power Woman