Tips from America’s most successful and award winning entrepreneurs

Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year 2013

 

Ernst & Young recently hosted the ‘Entrepreneur Of The Year‘ gala. It was a gathering of millionaires, centimillionaires, and billionaires all giving words of advise and tips. Eric T. Wagner was at the event with a mission to get advise and insight from America’s best entrepreneurs.

Here are a few of the tips from award-winning entrepreneurs:

  • “Rejection is a gift and failure is the best educator. So when someone knocks you down, get back up.” – Kathy Ireland, Founder, CEO & Chief Designer of kathy ireland worldwide, 2011 Phenomenal Woman Of The Year
  • “If you’re afraid of losing money, you will not make it to success.” – Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder of Chobani, 2013 World Entrepreneur Of The Year
  • “You don’t have to be first to market, you just have to deliver and execute better.” – Jeffrey Sprecher, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Intercontinental Exchange, Distinguished Alumnus Award, Pepperdine School of Business Management
  • “Connecting and collaborating are your most powerful keys to success as an entrepreneur.” – Kathy Ireland, Founder, CEO & Chief Designer of kathy ireland worldwide, 2011 Phenomenal Woman Of The Year
  • “You have to be able to take the risk and be prepared to lose everything.” – Hank & Donna Roth, Founders of Cool Gear International, 2013 EY Award Winner
  • “You have to love what you’re doing. The best entrepreneurs have something to prove and it’s not about the money. And when you realize you’re not good at something, you need to try something else.” – David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder of The Carlyle Group, 2012 Large-Cap Firm of the Year in North America by Private Equity International
  • “The more you put in, the more you get out. The more you put in, the more you get out. The more you put in, the more you get out.” – Donna Allie, Founder & President of Team Clean, 2013 EY Award Winner
  • “Just say ‘yes’ and then figure it out later.” – Denise Wilson, Founder & CEO, Desert Jet, 2013 EY Winning Women, #69 on Inc 500 in 2012
  • “Don’t delegate at the beginning. The best way to get a handle on the business is to learn every aspect. If things go well, you’ll be able to hire people to take over the tasks where you don’t add value.” – Seth Goldman, Co-Founder & President of Honest Tea, 2010 Top 5 Companies Of The Year, The Washington Post
  • “You need to be passionate about what you’re doing. There is nothing you won’t do when you’re passionate. You do everything and you need to be willing to do everything.” – Annette Catino, Founder & CEO of QualCare, 2013 EY Regional Award Winner

 

To read more quotes from the most successful entrepreneurs, read the full article by Eric T. Wagner – click here

 

Source: Forbes.com

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