In case you’ve been MIA, applications are now open for The Women In Business Startup Competition - and we’re waiting for YOU to apply!
Female founder of Vitae Apparel, Selene Dior, and female founder of meowbox, Olivia Canlas, created this competition to give females a chance to succeed in the business industry.
If you’re looking for a little motivation boost to finally fill out an application, here’s 10 inspiring quotes from famous female entrepreneurs!
“The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance – and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.” - Oprah Winfrey, American Television Personality, Actress, & Entrepreneur
“Keep your eyes on the finish line and not on the turmoil around you.” - Rihanna, Music Artists, Founder of Fenty Beauty & Savage x Fenty
“Leadership is hard to define and good leadership even harder. But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader.” - Indra Nooyi, Former CEO of PepsiCo
"It's important that people are open. Just giving yourself a break, letting yourself try new things, and when something doesn't work out, moving along... it's all we can really do." - Sophia Amoruso, Founder of NastyGal
“Just be true to yourself, and listen as much as one is able to other people whose opinions you respect and look up to but in the end, it has to come from you.” – Anna Wintour, Chief Editor at Vogue
“I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.” – Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo
“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.” – Sarah Blakely, Founder of Spanx
“When you accept that failure is a good thing, it can actually be a propeller toward success” - Whitney Wolfe, Founder of Bumble
“We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in.” ― Arianna Huffington, CEO of Huffington Post
"The single guiding principle that I try to follow, assuming blindly that the rest will fall into place, is to operate squarely in the present. I think it's one of the most difficult things for anyone to do." - Emily Weiss, Founder of Glossier
I bet you’re feeling more inspired to go for it! If you’re feeling more ready to apply for The Women In Business Startup Competition, you can apply below.
Good luck, babe! We’re rooting for you xx