Words matter. These are the best Mindy Grossman Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
If you intend to do the right thing for yourself, your family, and for your business, it becomes more like a balancing act. It’s juggling – and accepting the fact that it won’t always be perfect will help you better manage the inevitable ebbs and flows.
As women, we can over-think things so much that we silence our intuition and only focus on the reasons something won’t work.
I love hidden things. When you buy something with quality, you like the inside to be as beautiful as the outside. Nobody’s going to see it, but you know it’s there.
The days of trying to get a consumer to come to you are over. You really have to be in the consumer’s world, wherever, whenever and however.
I’m a love-it-or-hate-it person. I don’t waffle.
There’s three things that are never good for a consumer mindset: uncertainty certainly, concern, and discordance.
I’ve always been a risk taker; I’ve never believed in following the expected path.
If you think about a business where uncertainty is an anathema, it’s around consumer spending, and it’s around retail.
Our partnership with Disney included a two-hour Cinderella list takeover that features supermodel Coco Rocha’s first-ever fashion collection, which incorporated behind-the-scenes footage and interviews to support her HSN debut.
All children, regardless of their income, ethnicity, or geography have the right to be protected and be given the opportunity to reach their full potential, which is why our global HSNi Cares partner is the U.S. Fund for UNICEF.
You have to understand who your customer is and her motivations and marry it to what’s happening in the outside world.
Too many people who come in as CEO of a poorly performing company assume that none of the incumbent executives are worth retaining. That’s not always the case. Sometimes the talent is there, but it’s not being led well.
Fear is not a motivating factor. You might be able to get a little bit more out of someone in the short term, but you will completely erode your business and your culture in the long term. You’re going to lose all your good people. You’re not going to have people tell you the truth, and it becomes the tradition.
When people want to lose weight, they get to a point where they are desperate and looking for the new thing that is going to work miracles. But at the end of the day, there is no such thing.
At HSN, the experience we create are a significant point of differentiation.
We are continuing to collaborate with Disney on future films and other opportunities.
We all work really hard, and we do it because we’re passionate. We don’t do it because we’re being rated. However, we’d all be remiss if we didn’t think that some kind of recognition for efforts and accomplishments didn’t make you feel good.
HSNi Cares was established in 2010 with a mission to empower women and support children and families in need locally, nationally, and globally.
I believe in accessibility. I believe in honesty and a culture that supports that. And you can’t have that if you’re not open to receiving feedback.
I never bet against anyone. If people do something that has a true purpose, and they do it with boldness, I root for them.
Our ability to create that one-on-one engagement with a customer is a point of differentiation and a strategic advantage for us.
The proof is in the results, and the proof will be in the ongoing ability to execute.
Throughout my career, no matter what I’ve done or what decision I’ve made, I’ve made it with my family first. My priority was taking care of my family while I was taking care of business.
Command-and-control isn’t the kind of corporate culture people want to be in anymore.
I believe that if you don’t disrupt yourself, you will be disrupted by someone else.
I’ve not been afraid to take risks, be resolute and passionate about purpose, and inspire people to do things that maybe they thought weren’t possible.
I started at HSN in May of 2006, and by October, we had rolled out a new brand image, a new tagline, a new vision statement, a new customer manifesto, and new advertising.
We have a highly specialized customer and want to give her the best experience somewhere she can trust.
We are increasingly using social media to drive both engagement and commerce. And because we are a commerce platform that integrates content, we believe we have a unique opportunity to make up a high button, a relative factor in social.
The ultimate goal is to give somebody something that they didn’t know they wanted, but once they saw it, they had to have it.
Ultimately, the ability to inspire people to live healthier and happier lives is what excites me both personally and professionally.
When I got my first VP title at 26, my parents finally stopped asking when I was going to get my law degree.
HSN is uniquely positioned to present the seamless connection between media and commerce.
We need more enlightened women in senior ranks, and we have to insist that companies are more diverse.
People don’t follow a leader but follow a vision – a vision of what the future looks like and how their work helps them along that path.
Content is power in today’s world, and if you can own that content, create it and make interaction more of an experience than a transaction, you create a different kind of loyalty.
There’s a pure and simple business case for diversity: Companies that are more diverse are more successful.
Companies lose some of their best employees when people are beaten down; then they overpromote junior people because they can’t persuade outsiders to sign on.
When we are caught up in the nature of our work and are asked to take on another job or position, rarely do we step back and ask ourselves, ‘What do I really want to do? What is it at this point in my career and life that is important to me?’
I’ve been 35 lbs. heavier than I am now and 25 lbs. thinner than I am now, and both of those times were probably the most miserable times of my life. I’m happier now, because it is about being healthy, not weighing yourself.
I am thrilled to join Weight Watchers and lead the next phase of the company’s transformation.
I get as excited walking around a CVS as I do walking around in Bergdorf’s.
What I’ve been saying to people is, you need to think about mobile as your new flagship. It’s the place everybody goes to first.
I find out as much from the guy in backstage TV as I do from my C.F.O. Anybody can e-mail me. I do town halls with employees at least once every eight weeks. I’m out there, and it makes a huge difference.
We have to focus on what we can do. It has to be about experience; it has to be about unique product. It has to be about delivering our content as broadly as we can, and that’s been a huge effort on our part.
The only thing I liked on HSN was Wolfgang Puck selling cookware. He was funny and engaging. He gave you recipes. Even if you didn’t want to buy anything, you could watch Wolfgang for an hour.
We really see the future of what we call ‘distributed commerce,’ so how we get our content, our products, and our brands to consumers.
I think that the CEO is responsible for setting the vision, for articulating the mission, and for building a team of powerful evangelists that share that mission and that passion, because no one person can do anything by themselves.
Women must do a better job of supporting each other. However, real change will happen when both men and women unite to demand diversity.
We are always focused on how can we differentiate ourselves. In today’s world, where people are gravitating toward experiences, it is even more important.