VA-SG is an organisation that places high importance in assisting mumpreneurs with achieving great success. And why not? After all, the company is spearheaded by a mumpreneur too!
That doesn’t in any way mean we’re bias. It’s just one of the many success stories that demonstrate how a woman can maintain a good balance between ensuring that her house doesn’t catch fire while keeping her career pathway in-line with her passions.
If you don’t believe us, let these articles below do the talking. These are just a glimpse into how mothers across the world are becoming key players in the startup and other relevant industries. It also goes to show how mothers can also play a important role in building up great CEOs of the future. Check them out:
It’s Time To Get Your MBA (Motherly Business Advices) via startandstayup.com
“In an article on entrepreneur.com, a follower was given the opportunity to ask Richard Branson the methods he employed to learn the tricks of his trade. The business mogul replied with an extensive explanation on how his journey unfolded, including the fact that he was always ready to listen to anyone who was willing to share their knowledge with him. More importantly, he mentioned how his mother was one of the most influential people in his life, always teaching him to “see everyday as an opportunity to achieve something new.””
3 Great Examples Of Successful Mom Entrepreneurs via forbes.com
“Another subset of entrepreneurs that fascinates me is mommy entrepreneurs, or Mompreneurs. The research I have done has lead me to several conclusions. First, the ones that succeed are sensational multi-taskers, as all moms are. They have a keen ability to balance being both the CEO of the household and the owner of a business. The second conclusion I have come to is that more than many entrepreneurs, their business ideas identify and provide solutions to many of life’s problems. Or should I say opportunities? They have great stories, a passion for their work, and a drive that rivals most non-mom entrepreneurs I have met. Including myself.”
Meet the mumpreneurs: Women who changed their careers to start businesses inspired by their children via belfasttelegraph.co.uk
“I work in the mornings and then take the afternoon off with the kids. I can collect them from school and do homeworks, and then go back to working in the evening packing orders. It can be hard work, but when you are doing it for yourself you don't mind.” - Nicola Smyth, Little Shoos
8 Startup Superwomen & Their Lessons Learnt via startandstayup.com
“Professional success is dependent on three factors – your actions, your mindset and your network. If you keep taking action with the right mindset, coupled with the right community, there is a higher chance of success in the business world.” - Pam Siow, CEO, ThinkSpace
10 Entrepreneur Moms Share Keys to Success via workingmother.com
"To me, true success is happiness. From that has come two key things: passion and persistence. When I have done things only because it was what others highly valued, I did a few good things. When I have pursued the things that make my heart sing, I have done something great. And not because it was easy or I got it right from the start, but simply because I loved it enough and believed in it enough to keep at it." - Jessica Herrin, CEO/founder of Stella & Dot jewelry and accessories company
In honour of Mother’s Day, we’d like to salute all the ladies out there who toil hard to achieve goals for themselves and their loved ones altogether. Happy Mother’s Day!