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15 quotes from Lori Greiner that’ll wake the entrepreneur in you

Varsha Roysam
posted on 19th December 2016
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From one jewellery box to 120 patents, Lori Greiner’s entrepreneurial journey is filled with inspiration and peppered with practicality. A nine-year old Greiner, left vulnerable after her parent’s divorce, decided to make herself self-sufficient, and has stood by the decision since. Founder of her company, For Your Ease Only Inc., ‘Queen of QVC’ for her commendable sales, an investor at the coveted American reality show, Shark Tank, and the author of a book that ranked third on Wall street Journal’s bestseller list – Lori Greiner, with each milestone, has ensured brand recall.

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First an inventor, then an entrepreneur, and finally a wise investor, Greiner has successfully conquered all the facets of the entrepreneurial world. Get a look at how this business woman made herself, through these 15 quotes:

  1. “Dear optimist, pessimist, and realist – while you guys were busy arguing about the glass of wine, I drank it! Sincerely, the opportunist.”
  2. “I was fearless, I knew I would make it work, and that’s the difference between successful entrepreneurs and people that don’t get somewhere – it’s that tenacity and drive.”
  3. “There are always things that are needed. There are always ways to do things better. It's all about offering solutions.”
  4. “You have to believe in your product and what you’re doing and other people will follow.”
  5. “When I had challenges, it taught me to be more on top of it for the future. Things go wrong all the time when you are running your own business, but it's how you perceive it and deal with it that matters.”
  6. “You need to pave your own way in the world.”
  7. “A brilliant idea doesn't guarantee a successful invention. Real magic comes from a brilliant idea combined with willpower, tenacity, and a willingness to make mistakes.”
  8. “I can tell instantly if a product is a hero or a zero.”
  9. “The big thing for me is, I never think about myself as a female in business. I'm a person in business.”
  10. “Entrepreneurship is the way we take control of our lives in a tough economy.”
  11. “In business, it is most often all about getting your foot in the door, and once you do, everything opens up and things start to naturally progress into bigger and more opportunities.”
  12. “You are wise when you listen, especially to people with experience.”
  13. “As an entrepreneur, you can always find a solution if you try hard enough.”
  14. “I roll out of bed in the morning, whenever I want, and I work right away because, to me, that’s the life. That’s freedom. The whole point for me is that I love the freedom of being an entrepreneur that I do what I want to do when I want to do it.”
  15. “I have the attitude that anything is doable, that I can make anything happen.”

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