9 Times Beyonce Inspired Female Entrepreneurs

Beyonce Female Empowerment
Image via People Magazine

Let’s just face facts: Beyonce is the epitome of being dope af. Strategically, she has built a stellar career as a singer, songwriter, actress plus more all while loving & being an equal partner with her man and co-creating 3 beautiful little humans.  From taking maternity leave after delivering twins to selling out stadiums worldwide less than 9 months later while dropping secret albums, as a business owner I cannot help but to admire this melanin female entrepreneur.

As Sheryl Sandberg once stated,  “Beyonce doesn’t just sit at the table. She builds a better one.” She continued, “Her secret is hard work, honesty, and authenticity. And her answer to the question, ‘What would you do if you weren’t afraid? appears to be ‘Watch me. I’m about to do it.’” Here are 9 quotes from the birthday girl that will give you the confidence to run the world.

1. “I am a woman and when I think, I must speak.”

2. “We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead.”

3. “The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence.”—Cosmopolitan

4. “Your self-worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone telling you who you are.”—GQ

5. “I guess I am a modern-day feminist. I do believe in equality. Why do you have to choose what type of woman you are? Why do you have to label yourself anything?”—Vogue

6. “When I’m not feeling my best I ask myself, ‘What are you gonna do about it?’ I use the negativity to fuel the transformation into a better me.”—Complex Magazine

7. “I can never be safe; I always try and go against the grain. As soon as I accomplish one thing, I just set a higher goal. That’s how I’ve gotten to where I am.”—Billboard

8. “If you’ve been doing all you can and it’s not happening for you, go out and have you a good old time. Put on your sexy dress and move on.”—Marie Claire

9. “Do what you were born to do. You just have to trust yourself.”—Cosmopolitan


Which quotes and/or song lyrics from Beyonce inspired & empowered you? Leave a comment below or contact me here and I will feature it in a follow-up post!

Reader Interactions


  1. Not going to lie, I am not a Beyonce fan at all, and never pay attention to what she is doing, but I am glad she is a positive force in people’s lives, vs someone who doesn’t deserve attention (Kardashians).

  2. Any person with the stature and achievements of Beyonce (irrespective of whether you are a fan or not) gets listened to and is in a position to influence. It’s so wonderful that she is showing herself to be a great ambassador and inspiration for so many women.

  3. I am not a big fan of Beyonce but I like her because of she doesn’t allow the negative things affect her actions, instead she used this to do things positive and better.

  4. Beyonce is Beyonce she is really a brave girl, very passionate with her craft and very positive in everything she made.

  5. I think the time Beyonce impacted black women the most was when she released Formation. I am not member of the BeyHive however that song makes me want to stand proud in blackness and slay.

  6. I like the statement: “The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence.” I think that if I have enough confident, I will be stronger and i can do more things.

  7. I am not a fan of any celebrity local and abroad but I like Beyonce as a person because she is so brave and positive in dealing with her decisions in life, she is such a perfect example of great women today.

  8. I love that she is confident and lives life the way she wants. I might not agree with everything she does but she lives life the way she wants and there is no arguing with that.

  9. Not a huge fan of Beyonce as a singer, but I do admire her as a person for speaking out to empower others as well as act as a voice for social justice.

  10. Queen B is Queen B, no one can replace what is she right now. She is an inspiration to me and my friends. I will be a forever Queen B fan.

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