Entrepreneurial Quotes for Women

The Best Entrepreneurial quotes for women by Michael E. Gerber (author of Awakening the Entrepreneur Within).


The Awakening I’m describing is the flashpoint where the entrepreneur within comes awake with the sudden seeing of an opportunity that he had never seen before. -Michael E. Gerber



One is either ready for it or not – that insight, that amazing prescient realization, that, as I call it, sudden seeing. When it comes up roaring – when the sudden joyous light breaks through the thick clouds of your unknowing-be available, be open to it. -Michael E. Gerber



I call these personal dreams “incremental dreams.” Incremental because when they are fulfilled we are now in need of other dreams to pursue to replace them. There is no end to them! They are the fuel that energizes our otherwise dispassionate lives. They are the promise at the end of our personal rainbow. -Michael E. Gerber



Yet even when we become the hero we dreamed about, even when we become the next Tiger Woods, it is never enough. The personal dream always disapoints us. It’s as though it was a prelude to life, not life itself.” -Michael E. Gerber



In time, doesn’t everything personal leave us longing for something else personal? That is why the awakened entrepreneur does not awaken to the personal dream, but rather to the impersonal one. -Michael E. Gerber



Unless your idea for a business exceeds anything you have ever imagined doing before, is bigger than anything you have believed yourself capable of before this moment, has the potential of transforming a large enough number of people’s lives in the world to make a huge difference in how the world works,…don’t do it. -Michael E. Gerber



People must begin to see that Dreaming…Intentional Dreaming…has the power to transform our relationships, and by so doing connect us with one another for the very first time. -Michael E. Gerber

Entrepreneur Quotes for Women

Here are some of the best entrepreneurial quotes for women, all of which are written by Michael E. Gerber, author of “Awakening the Entrepreneur Within.”


To you dear Intentional Dreamers (you know who you are!), for staying the course when you least understood why. -Michael E. Gerber



That you are doing it for the right reason does not have to be true. (It rarely is true!) Your desire is enough. -Michael E. Gerber



It’s what happens before one starts a business that’s the key, and most essential, ingredient to business success. -Michael E. Gerber



Yes, the start-up is you and nothing but you. For you to be successful at creating an entrepreneurial company, something quintessential has to occur inside of you before you open your business’s doors, something I call the Moment of Inspiration, or that “sudden seeing.” -Michael E. Gerber



It is there in that lucid moment of clarity that the entrepreneur is provided with a rare glimpse inside a mystery, which is what a business is. -Michael E. Gerber




All of this is begun in the mind, heart, and imagination of an entrepreneur before anything else happens. -Michael E. Gerber



To create a miracle company, or a miracle life, takes a magnificent sense of the surreal. You have to be ready to see things that fly away faster than a thought, and capture them in your lens without skipping a beat. -Michael E. Gerber



For the entrepreneur, there is nothing more satisfying than when the audience applauds the performance. -Michael E. Gerber



The entrepreneur loves accolades, lives for the successful manifestation of the invention, and finds joy only when the audience and the business truly come together as originally envisioned. -Michael E. Gerber



Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., had a clear dream, but few of us can be said to “have a dream of our own”; one that moves us, consumes us, keeps us awake at night, a dream as big to us as Dr King’s dream was to him. Is there a Dreamer in you who will have an epiphany when the Purpose is suddenly revealed as your Purpose, as the one thing you were brought here on this earth to fulfill? -Michael E. Gerber



This Dreamer stands on the mountaintop of imagination, and creates dreams where there are none at all. This Dreamer’s Dream comes to us in the light, yet we avoid looking directly into it for fear we will not be big enough to bear it. -Michael E. Gerber



Remember this as you move forward: There is nothing set in this process. Nothing limiting at all. -Michael E. Gerber



It just felt good to dream about the idyllic life, the life of productivity, the life with horses perhaps, with dogs and cats, with chickens and ducks and sheep and whatever else the good life had in store for me. -Michael E. Gerber



I loved to dream. My mind would fly away at a moment’s notice, or, even without notice. I would be dreaming about one thing at one moment, then begin to dream about another thing at another moment without a pause in-between. -Michael E. Gerber