History left an impression that the business arena has always been a male-dominated quest. But it has been said, that the only constant in this world is change; and my how times have changed! It is indeed a remarkable revolution how women have started taking the place of the men in the spotlight. There are so many inspirational and motivating women entrepreneurs at the moment.
Gone are the days were women are left in charge of the house and the children while the men are burdened with the heavy toil of providing for their families. Today, when it comes to business, there is no line between men and women; only business partners.
Here are some of the big names of women who have continually inspired many others to excel in their craft; and that truly there is such a thing as girl power!
Mary Kay Ash
She was the founder of the illustrious Mary Kay Cosmetics, a business that have paved the way for simple women wanting to realize their dreams of owning their own businesses. She did not only promote beauty through her products, she also encouraged independence among women entrepreneurs. Aside from her publications that motivated many readers, she also gave encouraging speeches to audiences. She was awarded the 20th Century’s Most Outstanding Woman.
Indeed, there is a Mary Kay Ash in all of us. Her example makes success very realistic and achievable. Her legacy has spoken a lot about women, beauty and independence that have continually touched many women’s lives up to now.
Now who hasn’t heard of the world-famous beauty company Estee Lauder? This incessantly big company was founded by an American native, Estee Lauder. While EL products are known to be a bit pricey yet promising, you’d be surprised to know that its founder actually had humble beginnings. She began marketing skin creams made by her uncle and had then toiled her way into the cosmetics departments of well-known stores.
Estee Lauder teaches women of today that nothing is impossible with hard work and perseverance. True enough, her products remained to be one of the most sought-after beauty products of today.
Great women like Debbi Fields have shown other women that despite their traditional role of being left at home to cook and look after the children, it is not impossible to become successful. All it took for Debbi to skyrocket to the top of the best entrepreneurs was a deliciously baked cookie.
Today, Mrs. Fields Cookies has been one of the most identifiable dessert factories. Thanks to a very hard-working house wife, we now have a nonstop supply of mouth-watering delicious cookies!
Oprah has been ranked in top entrepreneurs alongside big men of the business world. Now this shows that women and men are equal when it comes to business and acquiring success. Oprah’s life story and charitable works have earned her a lot of admirers. She has been a constant encouragement for women to share what they have and take advantage of womanhood to inspire others.
There are so many admirable women of today. And even though your name is not printed on the list, doesn’t mean you are not empowered. Women of today are no longer fragile and dependent, we are made to succeed and inspire the world – that is the essence of our existence.