8 Inspirational Quotes from Women Business Leaders
I really love boosting women business leaders whenever I get the opportunity as women have such a hard time moving out of the shadows of men. When they do excel in their business that they are in we need embrace the moment and give them the pat on the back that they so deserve.
Every time I think yeah baby we are out there I see new programs that emerge and its run by men with very little input from women. Women are the nurturers the glue in a family and they hold the groups together with their communication skills their help should be embraced. So why isn’t it?
At conferences it is really a boys club with speaker after speaker a male – why are women not encouraged to speak at events to motivate and lift up other people within the audience?
I have loved looking at these ballsy quotes from truly amazing women leaders. I applaud the Entrepreneur website who capture the 10 quotes that you see below:
Sara Blakely – Spandx44 year old billionaire
Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.
Listen to one of America’s richest self-made woman, Sara Blakely, who at the age of 44, sits on a fortune of approximately $1 billion thanks to the success of her popular undergarments. Her Spanx line has expanded to jeans and yoga wear, and — to date — her company remains privately owned.
Sheryl Sandlberg COO Facebook
Option A is not available. So let’s kick the sh** out of option B.
Lori Greiner QVC Inventor – Shark TankInvestor
Dear optimist, pessimist, and realist — while you guys were busy arguing about the glass of wine, I drank it! Sincerely, the opportunist!
The “Queen of QVC,” Lori Greiner, who joined the ABC show Shark Tank in 2012 alongside Barbara Corcoran. Greiner has hosted a QVC show called The Clever & Unique Creations Show since 1998 and hawks her popular products, such as jewelry organizers, on the channel. She also runs a product development and marketing company in Chicago.
Mary Kay Ash – Mary Kay Cosmetics
Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know that so it goes on flying anyway.
Mary Kay founded Mary Kay Cosmetics in 1963. Her entrepreneurial talents emerged long before, when she joined the direct sales force of Stanley Home products in the 1930s as a side gig, which became her full-time job in 1939 — after her husband ran off and left her to support three children. Success in spite of tragedies, including her second husband’s death shortly before her first cosmetics store was poised to open, set a high bar of grit and fortitude.
Barbara Corcoran Real Estate Magnate – Shark Tank Investor
The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves.
How is this woman’s story when she failed school with all “Ds” then turned her around her first $1,000 and turned it into millions. She joined the cast of ABC’s Shark Tank, and later co-founded Barbara Corcoran Venture Partners, an angel investment company. Later she became an angel investor.
Eileen Fisher – Fashion Designer
Eileen founded her line of eco-friendly, organic women’s loungewear in 1984 and currently employs more than 1,100 employees with over 60 stores across the U.S. She’s described her business as “an obsession” — one of her son’s first phrases was “crinkle rayon.” While her obsession is flourishing, Fisher said her divorce and the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, gave her perspective to make sure her most important relationships remain at the forefront — including taking care of herself.
Life-fulfilling work is never about the money — when you feel true passion for something, you instinctively find ways to nurture it.
If you are successful, it is because somewhere, sometime, someone gave you a life or an idea that started you in the right direction. Remember also that you are indebted to life until you help some less fortunate person, just as you were helped.
Melinda Gates — also known as the wife of the richest man in the world, Bill Gates is formidable in her own right. Before marrying Gates, she was a general manager of information products at Microsoft. Since quitting her job there in 1996, she’s been both a powerful figurehead and hands on in the Gates Foundation mission to fund projects that will impact global health.
We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes — understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.
Adrianna who recently signed on to remain editor-in-chief of AOL/Huffington Post until 2019, shared her #fails with graduates at Sarah Lawrence College in 2011: her failed epic romance with the late-London Times columnist Bernard Levin and her original plans for TheHuffington Post to be a highbrow literary site that nobody was going to read, “but everyone was going to pretend to have read it.” Turns out, she did all right.
As you can see there are some amazing women in the article but I love when I read about them they came from normal backgrounds in fact one of the women Barbara he failed school did they have any special treatment? You will see that they made their own luck that they fought for what they wanted. That is what you will says.