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Quotes from Women in StartUps

Quotes from Women in StartUps

“As a leader, it’s a major responsibility on your shoulders to practice the behaviour you want others to follow” — Himanshu Bhatia

"It was a risk. I had a husband and I was pregnant with my oldest son. But I don't look at risk the way other people do. When you're an entrepreneur, you have to go in feeling like you're going to be successful." — Lillian Vernon

“Surround yourself with a trusted and loyal team. It makes all the difference.” — Susan Feldman

“Stop trying to define who you are, and just be.” — Cara Delevingne

“Find advocates! Having advocates and people who will tell your story for you will only help you get noticed faster by more people.” — Brit Morin

“Walk the walk: model to your team what you find most important in the way you think, behave, and make decisions.” — Julia Hartz

“I’ve learned that it’s better to move fast. I’d rather we make a mistake, realize we did, and try something else instead of spending a lot of time thinking and not acting.” – Rashmi Sinha

“Be open to growth. When people stop giving you feedback, start to worry.” — Amanda Pouchot

“Fail fast, fail hard, fail often.” — Reshma Saujani

“You never lose in business, either you win or you learn. Never hire someone you can’t fire. Choose your life partner carefully. An unsupportive spouse can kill a business faster than a bad marketing plan.” — Melinda F. Emerson

“I am not satisfied in making money for myself. I endeavor to provide employment for hundreds of women of my race.” — Madam C.J. Walker

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me?” — Ayn Rand


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