Becoming a billionaire is probably one of the highest achievements in life. People who have exceeded this accomplishment have done so as a result of hard work, dedication, and unrelenting passion. Obtaining the billionaire status is one thing but being a women and obtaining a billionaire status is extremely noteworthy. Currently, there are approximately 321 billionaire women in the world. That’s an 18% increase from last year.
Here are a few tips for success from 5 of the world’s most notable female billionaires.
"What other people label or might try to call failure, I have learned is just God’s way of pointing you in a new direction"
Oprah was the first black female to obtain the billionaire status. She owns a cable TV network, a line of food products, a podcast, and so much more. Her achievements tell us that she is not afraid to fail.
"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."
Who would have known that stepping out into a business that you had no clue about could turn you into a billionaire. Sarah Blakely, the owner of Spanx, took a leap a faith and created a truly innovative line of shape wear. She took what she had and learned along the way.
"I want to spend 100 percent of my time focused on what I think I can make the biggest difference."
Meg Whitman can be deemed the Queen of Focus. She is most known for scaling eBay to $8 million and serving as the CEO of Hewlett Packer. Meg knows that to achieve big thing you need an incredible amount of focus. She hones in on aspects of business where she thinks she can make the biggest impact.
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