Author(s): Laura Fulton
What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur? In a word, courage. Just ask some of the world s most successful businesswomen they ll tellyou that hard work and determination are only part of the equation and that often, a university degree is purely optional. What matters is the willingness to take a risk and work hard in spite of the fear.
Entrepreneurial Women outlines the journeys of many highly-successful women who turned theirideas into exceptionally profitable businesses. Sometimes from humble beginnings, each of these women had the intelligence and determination to see an opportunity and make it a reality. But success rarely comes easily. Every woman in this collection knows the sacrifice needed to become a successful businesswoman. All experienced long days and late nights durng their careers. Most have had to juggle partners and children with their business interests and many have seen their work take at least some kind of toll on their health or family.
See how these women did it how they managed their time, marketed their ideas and made a lot of money along the way. An excellent starting point for anyone who has ever considered starting their own business.
Laura Fulton is a freelance writer, fulltime mother, sometime teacher and avid traveler.
A native of Arkansas, a state in the American South, the former high school English teacher spent ten years teaching in a rough inner city school in Dallas, Texas before taking a job at an international high school in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
There, she began her freelance career writing for such publications as Time Out Abu Dhabi, Time Out Dubai, Aquarius and Freehold Weekly before becoming a full time staff writer for Abu Dhabi Week, a popular expat lifestyle magazine. Laura continues to write for various publications when she is not serving as ‘Director of Domestic Affairs’ for her husband and children.
With a Master of Arts in English, Laura is the author of a number of books including her latest project, Entrepreneurial Women: Stories of women who dared to succeed. This book follows the careers of highly successful women, all of whom had the gumption, intelligence and tenacity to turn their ideas into profitable realities.