Fashion Mogul Tory Burch’s 7 Lessons For Entrepreneurs

Tory Burch

Tory Burch has not only built an extraordinary, billion dollar fashion business, but she’s also empowering the success of future generations of entrepreneurs.

BEST PIECE OF ENTREPRENEURIAL ADVICE TORY’S EVER RECEIVED

“Really know you need a unique vision and have the tenacity to follow through.”

WHAT TORY’S MOST PROUD OF WITH HER BUSINESS

Her team. She’s proud of the people she was able to attract, but in the beginning it wasn’t always easy.

WHAT DOES SUCCESS MEAN TO TORY?

Success is feeling good about what you’re contributing to the world.

Tory Burch Flats

Now for her tips for all entrepreneurs….

1. FOLLOW YOUR PASSION 

Dream big. “I never designed before this company. [You have to] take a risk and put yourself out there.”

2. THICKEN YOUR SKIN

There will be naysayers, criticism and negativity. Try not to listen to all the noise.

3. “PUT THE RIGHT PEOPLE IN THE RIGHT POSITIONS”

Loyalty was one of Tory’s toughest business lessons. “When you have the wrong people in the wrong position it affects the entire company.”

4. GREAT RELATIONSHIPS

“Every job that you have might not be the perfect job, but you really take away different things.” Network, collaborate with and root for others.

5. “GO BIG”

From the beginning, she knew she wanted to build a global brand. Luck is important, but the power of networking and collaboration helps you make your luck.

6. “BE AUTHENTIC”

Be transparent and embrace setbacks with your brand. The result? Your customers will become advocates.

7. “BUCKLE UP”

“Buckle up and know that it’s going to be a tremendous amount of work, but embrace it.”

Interview by Moira Forbes of Forbes. Watch and read the full interview on Forbes.

 

Fun facts about Tory:

-Her father dated Grace Kelly!

-Her first job was an assistant for designer Zoran and also worked for Ralph Lauren and Vera Wang

-She’s a Gemini

-Her thoughts on summer “Nothing says summer like a stripe, played against print and pattern.”

 

Wow, are you just in love with Tory as I am? Tory has proudly assumed the role of leader and mentor empowering female entrepreneurs all around the world. Lets all take a lesson from one of the most powerful women in fashion. Follow you passion, go big and buckle up because it’s gonna be one hell of a ride.

You rock Tory and so do you babes! Lets create some magic.

xx!

Cristina

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