Recently, MAKERS has welcomed four new women to the community: Sara Hurwitz, Lisa Stone, Kay Bailey Hutchison & Lilly Ledbetter.Read More
MAKERS Seeks Six Extraordinary Women to be Featured on MAKERS.com Alongside America’s Most Inspirational WomenRead More
Last week, we welcomed two new MAKERS whose creative backgrounds helped propel them towards making a difference both at home and abroad—American health care advocate and Haiti relief volunteer Ophelia Dahl and jewelry designer Julie Rofman.
As any entrepreneur will tell you, launching a business is not exactly easy. Taking nothing and turning it into something is, well, hard. If it were easy, it would have already happened. So how do I keep at it?
Entrepreneurship has too many ups and downs to measure my success by what I accomplish in terms of money or fanfare. Instead, I define my success around accomplishments that I can uniquely control.
Whether it’s losing a competition, facing abuse, enduring a death of a loved one, surviving an assault—transforming difficult situations can be overwhelming. Many of our MAKERS have also faced extraordinary adversity. We decided to let them tell you in their own words how they faced and overcame the challenging moments in their lives.