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It's usually easy to forget the little annoyances that make up most bad days: spilled coffee, a missed subway, or a cranky boss. Your best days might be rare, but they are the ones that truly stand out. It's those days — when we get a compliment from a client, or a promotion, or finally complete a big project — that we remember and recount to our best friends. These are the moments that keep us going and make the daily slog worthwhile.
Click ahead as eight successful women share their best days. Pop the bubbly and celebrate vicariously!
Photo courtesy of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.