Quotes From Folorunso Alakija

She was listed among the most powerful women in the world. She was number eighty seven on the list. She is one of the richest black women in the world, the only one who unseated Oprah Winfrey as the richest woman of African descent in 2014. She founded Rose of Sharon Group and Famfa Oil Limited. Her name is Folorunso Alakija. Her quote will definitely spark some greatness in you.

“People should not just look at people who are on top. They should go and study how they got there and the challenges they had to face as they were climbing the ladder.”

“I did not start from here. I started on a small scale. When I was working for someone else, I spent my weekend buying and selling.”

“I once dared to dream and if I could succeed, then so can you!”

“Just start small with what you have and you can grow the business.”

“It’s essential to draw up a “things to do” list on a daily basis and set priorities in executing them, making sure that any unfinished task get posted to the next day’s list.”

“I am what you could refer to as a ‘workaholic’. I am diligent and resilient in everything that I do and have a motto that says ‘What is worth doing, is worth doing extremely well”

“Failure is a tool to get to the promise land. We all enjoy light today. Thomas Edison Failed a thousand times for us.”

“Don’t look for shortcuts.”

“Persevere—never give up! Today’s world enjoys electricity because of those who did not give up!”

“Rome was not built in a day. As you continue to struggle to make ends meet, somewhere, somehow, you will make it”

“I never went to a university, and I am proud to say so because I don’t think I have done too badly.”

“I’m not working as a loner. God is kind; He is bringing the right people at the right time.”

“Work hard. Do not sit back and expect a miracle – there are no “Get Rich Quick Methods” with God.”

“In developed societies, technical people like plumbers are making a lot of money. Electricians and painters are making good money. Our youth should think in terms of what they can do with their hands.”

“Our country faces many challenges, but I want to encourage you all not to focus on the issues plaguing us, rather see yourselves as the Change Agents of God that this country so desperately need.”

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