December 8, 2011
Secrets to their success? Vision, confidence and the courage to keep going through it all...
Founder and CEO, Giggle
"One age old wisdom — it always takes longer and is harder than you think. Have confidence to be wrong."
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics
"Reinvent something. Know what you believe in doesn't exist out there. Believe in yourself and never ever give up."
Entrepreneur/Angel Investor/Director, Venture Lab at Columbia University
"Talk to as many other entrepreneurs as possible, be determined and persevere."
Co-Owner, Alice's Tea Cup
"You have to believe in what you're starting."
President, Jane Wesman PR, Inc./President, NY National Association of Women Business Owners
"Always have a clear vision of what your business is going to be."
U.S. Client Leader, Private Company Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers
"Have a lot of courage and determination. Don't give up."
Executive Vice President, Finance, American Express
"Get a personal board of directors."
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Digital Brand Architects
"Find the right partner, a partner who is just as passionate as you are. You have each other to lean on."
Executive Vice President, Warner Brothers Theatre Ventures
"Do research and know what's out there."
Chairman and CEO, J.Crew Group
"It takes huge amounts of obsession, never giving up and a whole lot of stick-to-it-ness."