Let’s get Inspired!
Entrepreneurship can be an exciting and unpredictable experience, where we are well known for our innovation of a new idea, product, goods, and/or services, but we don’t often see female entrepreneur voices and women entrepreneur quotes shaping our images of successful entrepreneurship.
As we all know Women’s History Month is coming to a close today, and I would be remiss to not take a moment to share female motivational quotes from powerful entrepreneurs who are shaping the faces and words we hear from women in business.
Entrepreneurship is an occupation that is built on the foundation of passion, clear vision, distinct motivation, creativity, zeal, and confidence and so there are female entrepreneurs that are influential trailblazers, in their own space, that we need to hear from. Female entrepreneurs play a vital role not only in history but also in the entrepreneurship world. It is important that they continue to use their voices because it upholds powerful and unique perspectives that weren’t always accepted. In order to break the glass ceiling and continue to make an impact in the world, that same passion, clear vision, motivation, zeal, and confidence should be seen by everyone. It’s something amazing about motivational and positive female quotes.
There have been many impactful female entrepreneurs that continue to be role models to the future and I wanted to highlight the female boss quotes, black female entrepreneur quotes, female power quotes, that we can all be inspired and motivated by.
Let’s continue to amplify the voices of female entrepreneurs and their power quotes.
“You don’t have to be perfect to start. And you don’t have to have all the tools that you think you need to start. I’m a retired perfectionist. I used to want all the things in place to get started.” – Lalah Delia https://blackgirlinom.squarespace.com/lalah-delia-vibrate-higher-daily-root-to-rise-feature
“It’s not about the praises, but it’s about the fact that I thought I would, and I did” – Kalilah Wright https://www.facebook.com/viola.davis/videos/631115004449191
“Aligning yourself first, then means you draw to yourself other beautiful opportunities” – Kim Coles https://anchor.fm/blkwomenhustle/episodes/S2-Episode-10—Make-Room-for-Your-Gifts-with-Kim-Coles-elmdck
“When you don’t know how it’s going to be done, that means you’re going to do it differently” – Sara Blakely https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JrAojUqMvQ
“Women need to stop underearning. We are utilizing and tapping into our energy” – Aprille Franks https://thelifecoachschool.com/podcast/353/
I will never apologize for not staying small. I want to be as big and as bold as much as I can” – Tiffany Aliche https://artsteele.co/ep56-tiffanyaliche/
“My dreams and my vision, is what has given me my superpower of activation” – Lucinda Cross https://www.dreamsindrive.com/lucinda-cross/
“You need to create something from something that you figured out and mastered and then go back and help everybody else. And you will win” – Kim Coles https://anchor.fm/blkwomenhustle/episodes/S2-Episode-10—Make-Room-for-Your-Gifts-with-Kim-Coles-elmdck
“In the beginning, your biggest issue as an entrepreneur is the race against broke-ness. Nothing else matters. If you have a side job, that feeling is not as intense” – Tiffany Aliche https://artsteele.co/ep56-tiffanyaliche/
“It is very important for viewers and people to see the images of black women in leadership positions, able to see we can create an atmosphere that we are in power and it’s okay” – Kalilah Wright https://www.facebook.com/viola.davis/videos/631115004449191
“Whatever you adopt in your belief set is how you are going to make your decisions and what you will adopt in your life” – Arian Simone https://www.marieforleo.com/2020/09/arian-simone/
“You don’t make money just from your labor, because there is a limit to it.” You make money when you’re not laboring, by using your intellectual property” – Rachel Rodgers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPai1b02Zio
“You just have to have a lot of lines in the water. You have to use every connection you’ve got. Something you think won’t turn into anything, it surprises the living daylights out of you” – Sallie Krawcheck https://www.startups.com/library/founder-stories/sallie-krawcheck
“I had a plan and most people don’t put together a plan that they will really follow. I put together this plan with all intentions to do work” – Lucinda Cross https://www.dreamsindrive.com/lucinda-cross/
“I hope that someone that is trying to talk herself out of something, cause she’s too old, she doesn’t like to be on video enough, she doesn’t feel smart enough, doesn’t have a degree enough, whatever your enough is, stop, you’re already enough” – Jennifer Allwood https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly90aGVqZW5uaWZlcmFsbHdvb2RzaG93LmxpYnN5bi5jb20vcnNz/episode/YTA3YTQ5Y2MtYWYwMS00OGQ5LWIwMGItYTBhY2JhMzA1Zjg2?sa=X&ved=0CAUQkfYCahcKEwiQ1__ZjNTvAhUAAAAAHQAAAAAQCw&hl=en
“I want us to leave this world better than we found it. And how I choose to affect change is by speaking first, by being first, by being a domino” – Luvvie Ajayi Jones https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QijH4UAqGD8
“Comfort is overrated. Because Being quiet is comfortable. Keeping things the way they’ve been is comfortable. And all comfort has done is maintain the status quo, so we’ve got to get comfortable with being uncomfortable by speaking these hard truths when they are necessary” – Luvvie Ajayi Jones https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QijH4UAqGD8
“ACCEPT that you will face challenges, disappointments, rejections, unfairness, biasness, emotional rollercoasters, and negative thoughts from time to time, but do not let any of these mental “imposters” stop you from achieving the level of success you desire” – Tiara Tucker http://voyagedallas.com/interview/life-work-tiara-m-tucker/
“And for women of color, I would definitely say to honor the ancestors always, because you are an expansion of their vision and they can be yours” – Lalah Delia https://blackgirlinom.squarespace.com/lalah-delia-vibrate-higher-daily-root-to-rise-feature
“This society is not built for us. But it’s important for people to understand, it is hard to do this stuff, no matter what color you are” – Bea Dixon http://elaynefluker.com/podcast/support-is-sexy-podcast/bea-dixon/
“There is always a lesson to learn from people who have done it before — even from yourself. If you are a founder, if you are an entrepreneur, you have most likely gone through something yourself” – Arlan Hamilton https://medium.com/allraise/its-about-damn-time-interview-with-arlan-hamilton-of-backstage-capital-5641afebd248
“You can’t be what you can’t see, and we need more people around the world to be trying their hand at hard things: we need more women, we need more people of color” – Jessica Matthews https://www.politico.com/news/agenda/2020/07/14/video-interview-with-jessica-matthews-356375
“Challenges don’t mean you should stop doing what you’re doing. It just means you need to get creative and figure out another way” – Nancy Twine https://www.makeup.com/makeup-tutorials/expert-tips/interview-with-nancy-twine-founder-briogeo
“You have to take a leap of faith, and not necessarily know where you’re going and being okay with that” – Shontay Lundy https://www.bet.com/video/the-glam-gap/season-1/full-episodes/glam-gap-how-shontay-lundy-created-black-girl-sunscreen.html
“Women designers are often labeled as being “practical” in their aesthetic compared with their male counterparts, who offer the “fantasy” – Carly Cushnie https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sticking-to-your-vision-when-everyone-has-opinions/id1458048346?i=1000447951560
“When you change your perception, I think that’s everything. How I started looking at failure, that was a big turning point for me and that’s why I say like, fail sooner. The sooner you fail and realize something doesn’t work, you can move on, you can let yourself off the hook” – Felisha Noel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uD7SMFSQOFs&t=46s
“We didn’t go into business to be stressed out with incompatible clientele” – Dr. Nakita Nicci https://www.sheenmagazine.com/nakita-nicci-has-grown-from-reality-star-to-the-real-life-olivia-pope/
“Break those preconceptions, especially when there are very few examples to aspire to” – Carly Cushnie https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sticking-to-your-vision-when-everyone-has-opinions/id1458048346?i=1000447951560
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