Throughout history and even until today women in the workforce have been and are being treated unfairly. With ongoing situations of discrimination amongst genders, unequal pay and power chances for women to gain entrance into the boardroom level, it is without a doubt that businesswomen still have many challenges to face.
Despite these obstacles, some women have refused to concede defeat without giving their best to strive their way up to the top.
There are an estimated 3.73 million American women with growth-oriented businesses.
One out of 10 women in the U.S. is starting or running a new business.
All these successful businesswomen have some things in common which support them to go all the way, thus proving that being a woman isn't a drawback in business.
First, they wholeheartedly believe that they can make it to their end goal. No matter what kind of challenges or obstacles are in the way, they do not doubt themselves and their ability to overcome it.
Passion is the utmost important thing that keeps a person moving forward. The fact that they are passionate and encouraged to achieve their end goal serves as a driving factor for them despite facing difficulties
They are always willing to be humble when learning new things. The ever changing nature of business requires people to be adaptable to change. Successful businesswomen do not hesitate a second to grab the chance it they have the opportunity to learn something new and to gain new experiences.
Persistence is an undeniable trait attributed to the success of these businesswomen. Starting a business is easy but maintaining and even growing the business requires persistence. Successful businesswomen persist on what they want, hold on to it and walk their path with faith.
Sense of Purpose
None of the people out there, no matter whether female or male, starts a business without a purpose. However, some people end up failing their business because they lose sight of a meaningful end goal.
To be a successful Businesswoman one must possess a strong sense of purpose and believe that what she is doing is making a difference to the world, no matter how small that difference might be.
Of course these traits are also needed by male business owners too, that's an area in which equality truly exists.