Working as an entrepreneur is hard enough! An easy way to have your creative juices and motivation consistently flowing is by following the inspiring entrepreneurs of today. We’ve put together eight of the most influential entrepreneurs together to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or just follow them in the news they bring. Let’s get into it.
1. Tony Robbins
If you’re in the loop at all you have already heard of best-selling author Tony Robbins. His most recent publishing, Unshakable, is a number one for teaching how to reach financial freedom. If you’re looking for any more financial advice or some inspiring videos of his seminars just have a gander at his twitter feed, it’s full of tips and life lessons. You can also find out where he’s speaking next! Maybe a city near you.
Quotes, videos, advice and thoughts are what you’re going to find on Vaynerchuk’s timeline. His personality is direct and personable, making him so relatable to the quick-paced manner of millennials. You’ll be able to find quick spurts of entrepreneurial advice and podcasts scattered throughout his social media. Why wouldn’t you listen to someone who’s invested in Uber, Venmo and Twitter?
3. Sara Blakely
Discovering a problem and finding a solution, that’s the fundamental goal of an entrepreneur. Sara Blakely has done just that by building an empire through spanx. The product is a household name now giving women their desired shape. Spanx is a billion dollar company that isn’t stopping anytime soon. From Blakely’s Instagram you’ll find daily motivation posts via her coffee cups and adorable snippets of her kids. It truly is inspiring seeing her balance work, kids and having fun at the same time.
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Reddit is the go to place for many when looking for answers or interesting forums. Thanks to founder Alexis Ohanian people are now able to be at the forefront of memes and fanfiction of Westworld. Follow him and see where he’s headed next, he could be speaking.
You didn’t think we’d get through this without dropping a couple of celebrity names did you? When it comes to a rags to riches story, Oprah may be one that pops up in your mind. Winfrey has built an enormous empire with her own network, magazine, and TV show. Her grace has been inspiring young women and men for decades with her controversial show topics. She has pushed the limits of daytime TV and forged a new path for women in the industry.
The father of modern social media is one of the most influential entrepreneurs of this generation. The Harvard dropout began his legacy in his dorms and what came out of it is the widely used (for lack of a better term) Facebook. The platform has billions of followers and is headquartered in Menlo Park, Ca. Zuckerberg is slowly taking over the internet but his work doesn’t stop there. He has built a hospital and does a lot of philanthropic work to keep himself balanced.
A dynamic duo we couldn’t split. Wang and Lin are advocates of gender equality in the workforce and have co-founded their company SheWorx as a platform for all female entrepreneurs to have a community. From their experience as undervalued females they really did something about it and started an amazing endeavor. Follow them for events they may be at and helpful articles for entrepreneurs of across the gender spectrum.