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How to be a powerful female entrepreneur

How to be a powerful female entrepreneur Mashable We're using cookies to improve your experience. Click Here to find out more. Mashable Mashable Mashable Australia Mashable France Mashable India Mashable UK Sign in Like Follow Follow Mashable see more  > Search Videos Social Media Tech Business Entertainment World Lifestyle Watercooler Shop More Channels Videos Social Media Tech Business Entertainment World Lifestyle Watercooler Shop Company About Us Licensing & Reprints Archive Mashable Careers Contact Contact Us Submit News Advertise Advertise Legal Privacy Policy Terms of Use Cookie Policy Apps iPhone / iPad Android Resources Subscriptions Sites Mashable Shop Job Board Social Good Summit Small Business Like Follow Follow How to be a powerful female entrepreneur 3.5k Shares Share Tweet Share What's This? Image: © Mette Boesgaard/Ikon Images/Corbis By Tracey Edouard 2016-03-24 14:03:00 UTC Mashable's latest #BizChats Twitter chat discussed what it takes to rock the business world as a woman. See also: For women who create startups, Project Entrepreneur promises $10,000 and guidance Over the course of an hour, and with the curation partnership with Natalie Zfat, @MashBusiness covered an array of topics ranging from the challenges women face when pursuing entrepreneurship, to the most important business skills female entrepreneurs should develop. Several amazing businesswomen contributed to this conversation including: Ann Shoket , former editor-in-chief of Seventeen Magazine  and author of the BABs newsletter ; Bethenny Frankel , reality television personality, talk show host, author, chef, & entrepreneur; Chondra Sanchez , writer at Evil Ink Comics and co-founder of The Social Co. ; Jenny Fleiss , co-founder & head of business development at Rent the Runway ; Jessica Naziri , tech expert, writer, vlogger, & content strategist; Mara Hoffman , fashion designer, owner of Mara Hoffman, Inc. & entrepreneur; Natalie Zfat , writer, entrepreneur & social media influencer; Rachel Grant , entrepreneur, actor & humanitarian; Rebecca Minkoff ; industry leader in accessible luxury handbags & designer extraordinaire; and Rosie Pope , entrepreneur and creative force behind Rosie Pope Maternity & Baby . Check out highlights from our chat in the Storify , below: Image: Mashable Composite , WOCinTech Chat [ View the story "#BizChats: How to be a fierce & fabulous female entrepreneur" on Storify ] #BizChats: How to be a fierce & fabulous female entrepreneur Mashable shares tips and tricks on how women can achieve brilliant careers in entrepreneurship and earn their slice of success. Storified by Mashable · Wed, Mar 23 2016 20:41:04 A full-time female entrepreneur wears many hats. This includes: accountant, marketer, publicist, receptionist — the list goes on and on. In a world where big and bold ideas are being transformed into the most successful businesses of our time, we're seeing more women stepping up, taking more risks, and evolving into the leaders that they were always destined to be. @mashbusiness and several amazing female entrepreneurs participated in a #BizChats Twitter chat to discuss how women can overcome the challenges faced in entrepreneurship. Welcome to #BizChats! Today we’re discussing how to be a fierce & fabulous female entrepreneur. Please introduce yourselves!Mashable Business A warm welcome to our female entrepreneurs: @annshoket, @bethenny, @chonnye, @pjtentrepreneur, @jessicanaziri, @nataliezfat (cont) #BizChatsMashable Business (Cont.) @marahoffman, @missrachelgrant, @rebeccaminkoff, & @RosiePope! #BizChatsMashable Business #BizChats tip: Be sure to number your answers according to the question you're answering. (ie., Q1.—> A1., Q2. —> A2., Q3. —> A3.)Mashable Business Question 1: Q1. What characteristics encompass a successful female entrepreneur? #BizChatsMashable Business A1 Women naturally know how to build a team, teach, nurture, create working units. Go with these instincts #BizChats https://t.co/j785m1HvDsRachel Grant A1. The most important quality any entrepreneur can have is ambition. As I like to say: Women do everything men do - in heels. #BizChatsNatalie Zfat A1 Passion, tenacity and scrappiness! #BizChatsProject Entrepreneur A1: You have to be comfortable with failure and have the passion to innovate and persevere #BizChatsProject Entrepreneur Q1. REGARDLESS OF GENDER, an entrepreneur should embody: focus, strength, grace, vision, and intelligence. #BizChatsmarahoffman A1 Naturally, mothers are strong - leaders, team builders, multi-taskers, planners. Focus on these natural characteristics. #BizChatsRachel Grant A1 Women are designed to create, to nurture. Get inspired. Allow these natural abilities to grow. #BizChats https://t.co/YB47wyHcBgRachel Grant Q1. Confidence, perseverence, passion, flexibility.Ability to be tough, but not mean. Ability to turn on and off in ur diff roles #BizChatsRosie Pope A1. Look at any successful businesswoman & you'll discover how much they