10 Inspirational Female Entrepreneurs & Lessons You Can Learn From Them

10 Inspirational Female Entrepreneurs & Lessons You Can Learn From Them

Imagine Media Consulting was founded by our very own inspiring female entrepreneurs, Shantel Khleif and Margot Dukes. They definitely have successful role models that they look up to in their lives, but if you are looking for some more inspiration, here's an informative infographic from SilverDoor of some of the world’s most influential female entrepreneurs which we could all learn a lot from, no matter what our profession or gender.

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ImagiNation with Charlie Siciak

ImagiNation with Charlie Siciak

"I’ve always been disciplined and driven by an ethos of hard work.  At an early age, I learned that I eat what I kill, and need to EARN what I want in life. From mowing yards in high school, to running demolition and cleanup projects for my dad in college, to promoting and working throwing the biggest nightlife events in my college town, I’ve always enjoyed building, doing, and creating. It was in college that I came to understand that my relentless work ethic was different than those around me, and I grew very fond of serving others through leadership."

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ImagiNation with Wes Jones

ImagiNation with Wes Jones

"The best general advice I can give is to make sure you set aside time for friends and family and at least one hobby. I know I can work 18-hour days because that’s what my business partners and I did when we started. However, it wore me out, and I wasn’t as happy personally and as successful professionally as I wanted to be. When I made the decision to set boundaries at work and make a real effort to live a more balanced life, I found that I was much happier and, as an added bonus, business improved because of it."

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ImagiNation with Kristian Schwartz

ImagiNation with Kristian Schwartz

"The ‘lightbulb’ moment hit when I was sitting at my desk in San Francisco, with the following thoughts crossing my mind... When I needed specialized talent, the internal and external recruiting teams I partnered with, would always struggle. So, I took it upon myself to find these people, as I had a first-hand knowledge of was needed. I love to connect people and solve problems. I can stay close to the industry I love, yet still tuck my kids in. The rest is history. The Montgomery Group focuses on executive search assignments for marketing leaders at the intersection of brand, technology, and media."

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ImagiNation with Marcia Weber

ImagiNation with Marcia Weber

"At 16 I was done with high school.  My parents let me quit if promised to go right to college. I did. I studied various agriculture classes, finishing with a degree in horticulture from Mississippi State University. Came to Atlanta at age 20 in 1975 to work for the largest landscape contractor in Atlanta at the time. I knew immediately there was a need in Atlanta for the work that I was doing."

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5 Helpful Hiring Tips

5 Helpful Hiring Tips

The hiring process for any company can be a strenuous task, especially for a start-up. Many guests from the Imagine More Podcast, including CBQ, Mike Landman, and Marshall Chiles, have shared their experiences when it comes to hiring and onboarding new employees. Considering the amount of strain the wrong hire can pose for a growing business, we wanted to compile a list of common hiring mistakes to steer clear of.

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ImagiNation with Stephanie Magaldi

ImagiNation with Stephanie Magaldi

"I've worked in many fields including interior design, sales, non-profits, and the arts. I find that Real Estate encompasses everything I've tried (experiencing both success and failure) during my 20s. I love bringing people together for the greater good, which can equal many outcomes, always positive. As an Atlanta native, I love showing people this city and helping them feel at home here. Real Estate is my calling."

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Why Company Culture is More Important Than Ever

Why Company Culture is More Important Than Ever

According to many definitions, it seems that company culture’s definition has one thing in common: it is implied. Over time, culture develops from the traits and characteristics of the people the company hires.With the recent influx of 54 million millennials into the workforce, company culture has a tremendous impact on what jobs are being sought more often.

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