Being an entrepreneur in itself a huge challenge, but being a successful female entrepreneur is more work than most can imagine. As the number of thriving businesswomen continues to increase across continents, these women, our role models and mentors, have come up with different elements of the winning business and lifestyle formula. Here are some of the best-kept secrets of successful female entrepreneurs who know how to carve their marks in the business world and make their name stand out in the entrepreneurial crowd.
The Thick-Skinned Bird Catches the Worm
The business arena is merciless, and blows are more numerous than pats on the head, especially for newbie entrepreneurs. Ladies who want to carve a slice of the corporate cake for themselves need to have the card of resilience up their dress shirt sleeve, and they should brace themselves for countless failures and tough patches on the road to corporate stardom.
“We must develop a thick skin. With an unshakeable sense of self – and a commitment to being compassionate – nothing will faze you.” – Mari Smith, Social Media Expert (Queen of Facebook)