Tag: Weekly Biz Quotes

Inspirational Words from Stephen Jurvetson

Stephen T. Jurvetson (born March 1, 1967) is an American businessman and venture capitalist. Formerly a partner of the firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), he was an early investor in Hotmail, Memphis Meats, Mythic and Nervana Systems. He is currently a board member of SpaceX and…

Inspirational Words from Stelios Haji-Ioannou 

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou ( born 14 February 1967) is a Greek-Cypriot entrepreneur. Born into a wealthy ship-owning family, he is best known for founding the low-cost airline easyJet and the Stelmar shipping line with start-up funds provided by his father, Loucas. easyJet’s foundation in 1995 marked the…

Inspirational Words from Chris Gardner

Christopher Paul Gardner (born February 9, 1954) is an American businessman and motivational speaker. During the early 1980s, Gardner struggled with homelessness while raising a toddler son. He became a stockbroker and eventually founded his own brokerage firm Gardner Rich & Co in 1987. In 2006, Gardner…

Inspirational Words from Cindy Gallop

Lucinda “Cindy” Lee Gallop (born 1 February 1960)[1] is an English advertising consultant, founder and former chair of the US branch of advertising firm Bartle Bogle Hegarty, and founder of the IfWeRanTheWorld and MakeLoveNotPorn companies.  Gallop worked as a theatre publicist and…

Inspirational Words from Ted Waitt

Theodore W. “Ted” Waitt (born January 18, 1963) is an American billionaire businessman and philanthropist. On September 5, 1985, Waitt, his brother Norm Jr., and Mike Hammond started Gateway 2000. Labeled a maverick by national business and technology publications, he has gone on to…

Inspirational Words from Tina Knowles

Celestine Ann Knowles (born January 4, 1954) is an American businesswoman and fashion designer known for her House of Deréon and Miss Tina by Tina Knowles fashion brands. She is the mother of singers Beyoncé Knowles and Solange Knowles, and, until 2011, was married to their father Mathew…

Inspirational Words from Michael Ovitz

Michael Steven Ovitz (born December 14, 1946) is an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He was a talent agent who co-founded Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in 1975 and served as its chairman until 1995. Ovitz later served as President of The Walt Disney Company from October 1995…