It’s no secret that the number of women-owned businesses in the U.S. has been growing during the last decade — up to about 13 million of them today, according to the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. Women entrepreneurs are being recognized as a growing market force, serving as a critical source of innovation and job creation and fueling economic growth.
Below, we’ve listed a few memorable quotes from famous businesswomen who rose from humble beginnings to become industry leaders. Their tips may help to inspire you along your journey to achieving a profitable business.
“When I fail, and I’ve failed so many times, I just pick myself up and brush myself off. You have to be invested at all times and regroup when you hit a roadblock.” – Bethenny Frankel
Bethenny Frankel is a businesswoman, television personality, philanthropist, and author.
“Procrastination is the enemy of success and the guilt of not doing something always steals your energy.” – Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran is a businesswoman, investor, syndicated columnist, and television personality.
“I was fearless, I knew I would make it work, and that’s the difference between successful entrepreneurs and people that don’t get somewhere – it’s that tenacity and drive.” – Lori Greiner
Lori Greiner is an entrepreneur, investor, author, and television personality.
According to 2021 Groupon survey results, women entrepreneurs continue to face systemic challenges as a result of their gender. Fifty-four percent of women small business owners said they’re held to a different standard than their male counterparts when it comes to accessing capital, acquiring mentors, and being taken seriously by their peers.
At First Union, we focus on ways to support women-owned companies. We want to see your company thrive and grow, and our loan programs are tailored for each business owner. Let us help get you fast funding for your small business needs. Call us at 863-825-5626 today!