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How Chanel's Style Advice Can Help You in Your Next Salary Negotiation | Kelly Magowan, Giving Careers Direction
While fashion icon Coco Chanel is remembered largely for being a style icon, she was also an incredibly savvy self-made business woman. She had an impoverished upbringing, yet she was clear about her unique creative gifts and the value she had to offer the world. She was willing to back herself in business which was particularly unusual in 1913 when she opened her first store with the financial backing of a made (is made correct?) admirer (she paid off the loan a few years later). She also was an innovator and took calculated risks, from establishing and growing high end fashion stores, to creating the perfume Chanel 5 in a time when perfume was not worn by most of the population. Chanel made many bold decisions over her career, which were largely the right one's that led to this amazing lady creating one of the most renowned fashion houses in the word. Chanel has many wonderful quotes that relate to fashion, business and life with one of my favourite quotes being, "Before you leave