We are super excited to feature your interview on WE Rule. We originally created this platform to give female founders a platform to showcase their businesses & share some advice with others - we'll be doing this for many years to come no matter where this amazing journey takes us. Thank you so much for being a part of it. You are the future of the world & don't you ever forget!
As Maya Angelou once told Oprah: "You have no idea what your legacy will be because your legacy is every life you touch.'"
Even if it's just someone reading a few sentences in your interview... see what we did there? :)
HERE ARE THE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS:
Copy & paste them into an email (or google doc) & send it over to your WE Rule contact
1. FINISH THE SENTENCES
I stay motivated by (…).
Three adjectives that describe me are (...).
If I could have dinner with one person (dead or alive) it would be (...) because (…).
The most exciting innovation to me is (...).
2. GIVE US YOUR BEST ELEVATOR PITCH
In at least three or four sentences tell us what you do.
Sell the readers your business & make them want more. Think typical “elevator pitch” – What do you do? How is your business different? What kinds of products/ services do you offer? What ignited the spark? Get to the point.
You want them to click on your website to find out more, write you an email, use your service or purchase your product! This is your moment to catch their attention and create interest.
3. OPEN ENDED QUESTIONS
Please select 4 (or more) questions from the options offered below and write down at least 3-4 sentences for each question. Please choose questions that you feel the most passionate answering.
What motivated you to become an entrepreneur? Is having your own business something you always wanted?
How did you come up with your business idea? What inspired you?
What were you doing before this? How did it prepare you for the entrepreneurial life?
Do you have a fixed work routine? Is it important to have one? Any tips for our readers?
What do you think is the biggest obstacle for female founders? How can we overcome it?
How do you generate new ideas to stay relevant on the market? Is it important to innovate in your space?
What are your short/long term goals?
What sacrifices have you had to make to be a successful entrepreneur?
How far are you willing to go to succeed?
Was it difficult get capital/investors? Has anyone underestimated you as a female entrepreneur? If yes, how did you handle it?
If you were a book, which one would it be and why?
If you employ people: What do you think about company culture? What are some of your tips on being a good leader?
Who is the one super successful person you look up to? Why them? Can you share their quote/ideology that inspires you the most?
What is one thing you find to be true that most people would disagree with?
What are some pros and cons of having (OR not having) entrepreneurial parents?
What is your biggest dream? Why? Describe your biggest vision for your business.
After completing the questions please send them over to us with at least two professional photos attached. Look at different interviews from WE RULE for inspiration. Let us know if we need to give credit to the photographer. We will be happy to do so!
5. VIDEOS (optional)
Features with videos seem to perform better and they have more dimension. Send over any Youtube or Vimeo links you have. Here is a good example of a video that complimented the interview: ANGELA LUNA, ADIFF
6. FOLLOW US / LIKE US, PLEASE? :)
PLEASE SEND OVER YOUR ANSWERS TO YOUR CONTACT AT WE RULE. WE USUALLY PUBLISH THE INTERVIEW WITHIN A WEEK, BUT THAT DEPENDS ON THE INCOMING VOLUME.