Words matter. These are the best Ivanka Trump Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I think parental leave is enormously important – and it’s a personal decision. Part of building a company whose goal is to empower women in all aspects of life is that I’ve given my team some leeway to determine what parental leave looks like for each of them individually.
As president, my father will take on the bold and worthy fights. He will be unafraid to set lofty goals, and he will be relentless in his determination to achieve them.
Even the most high-maintenance boss isn’t going to sit and watch you the whole time, making sure you’re paying attention to them, whereas with a child, it’s like, ‘Wait, what? You’re not watching me right now? Really? Then I’m going to go spill this milk.’ Even bosses from hell don’t behave like that!
I don’t have a problem if somebody who has never met me wants to say that I wouldn’t be where I was today without my family because you know what? They may be right.
I’ve fallen in love with Waikiki; the beach, the climate, the people, and the hotel – it really is a paradise.
I consider myself incredibly fortunate to be a woman working in America. It looks very different to be a working woman in other places in the world.
I’ll do manicures, but I won’t wear nail polish because I don’t have time to change it, and I chip my nail polish so quickly. I cannot last three days! I think it’s the typing and the use – or overuse – of tech. I’m the chip queen!
No matter what I hear about my parents, about my family, no matter what I read, the fact is that I’m absolutely proud to be a Trump. For a while, I was worried that for my whole life I’d sort of be under my parents’ shadow, but it’s not a bad shadow to be under.
I remember, growing up, my mother had a work wardrobe. It was this very compartmentalized area of her closet. It was suits, but she would never wear those suits out on a date with my father!
The iconic Doral was once a beacon for the ultimate in luxury golf resorts, and we have fully restored it to its prior grandeur – and then some. Besides the sun, golf, and amazing Latin food, Miami is a city of culture that has something for everyone.
Half of the time, I’m walking around a construction site, then I’m transitioning into the evening, having drinks with the girlfriends or meeting with my husband and then racing back home to put the kids to bed. I have less time, so I’m a much more efficient decision maker.
Thanks to my Czech-German heritage, I can’t get enough of savory foods like stews, sausage, noodles, and anything that involves melted cheese. Not great choices from a dietary perspective, but at the end of a long day, I feel like I’m entitled.
People sometimes approach me tentatively or suspiciously because of my father’s reputation as a world-class negotiator, as if they think I’m about to take advantage of them. As if I know something I’m not letting on.
A Trump presidency will turn the economy around and restore the great American tradition of giving each new generation hope for brighter opportunities than those of the generation that came before.
The more natural or eco-based products you can introduce into your beauty regimen, the more beneficial it is for your skin. It’s similar to introducing organic food into your daily diet.
Cardigans. I stock up on them – I own tons. They go great over dresses and help them transition from season to season.
Life is a marathon, not a sprint. It’s about taking a bigger-picture approach.
Whatever we do, whatever our backgrounds, we’ve all had some kind of advantage somewhere along the way. Some break that might have gone to someone else. Some edge or inside track we couldn’t have counted on.
I recently discovered Artkive, a wonderful app that allows you to archive your child’s artwork and create cool gifts like photo albums, mugs, mousepads, etc. It’s very easy to use, and since Arabella is such a talented artist, I’m a pro!
Pessimists are toxic. I love optimists – and by that, I don’t mean people who are unable to see challenges. Optimists are solution-oriented.
I’ve had deals over the years where I just haven’t had good chemistry with the person across the table from me, so I’ve said to one of my brothers, ‘You know what, you will be more effective than I will.’ And that takes a level of confidence.
Just go out and do things, and those things that continue to spark an interest, do more of.
Oftentimes, the best negotiations result in a deal that benefits both parties. There are times when you simply want to go for the jugular, but often, you want the other person to feel pleased with the outcome, even if you are the clear victor.
Passion is something that’s hard to discover purely through introspection. You have to have experiences – you have to learn real-time and through experiences what makes you tick.
I listen to music – Lady Gaga, Kanye, Jay-Z, the Beatles, Robert Plant – while I’m walking down Fifth Avenue to my office in the Trump Tower early each morning.
My father values talent. He recognizes real knowledge and skill when he finds it. He is color blind and gender neutral. He hires the best person for the job, period.
Practice negotiating, and hone your style and skills with low-consequence transactions. Call the phone company and threaten to switch providers if they won’t give you a better deal on your service going forward. Go to a boutique and ask for a discount.
You really don’t need to study how to change a diaper. As a new mom, you learn pretty darn quickly!
My husband and I work to keep our weekends pretty unscheduled, which leaves room for spontaneity. I love low-key mornings at home, making breakfast with my kids, snuggling together in bed, and reading the papers.
Real estate is my life. It is my day job, if you will. But it consumes my nights and weekends, too.
It’s always a huge red flag for me when somebody’s reticent or reluctant or a little slow in providing thoughtful references that are a testament to them as a person and their professional accomplishments.
Divorce is never a nice thing, but it’s very easy to take family for granted, and when there’s a divorce, you don’t take things for granted so much.
For my first fragrance, I wanted to capture the essence of a woman’s strength and beauty.
While I tend to favor styles that are glamorous, old Hollywood by night and very sleek and tailored during the day, I’m mindful of the fact that I’m 27 years old and try not to make that feel dowdy or old.
In business, I believe that if you focus only on the journey, you’ll miss the whole point of the enterprise. There has to be a goal, an end game of some kind; otherwise, you’re just spinning your wheels. Yes, the journey is important, but the destination is important, too.
From a productivity perspective, prioritization is key. And it’s very easy to focus on clearing the decks of minutia, especially when one’s very busy.
Honestly, I have a tendency to date dorks. Which means that a lot of times, I date guys that no one else would deem to be a hunk.
I’ve had friends of mine hire people that I know well or that have worked for me, and I haven’t gotten the call to do a reference check. That’s almost the most basic thing one can do to assess them.
The way my father raised me was really informative of how I think about my role as a female and how I view myself in a professional and personal capacity. So he encouraged me to set the bar very high for myself, to set great goals for myself.
I like very strong guys. Successful guys. Not necessarily financially.
I have always admired women that have a strong sense of self, complemented by femininity. I especially appreciate the presence of these women in traditionally male-dominated industries, such as real estate.
A word of advice: your interview is about you. It’s not about the school you went to, what you majored in, what your GPA was, or who your parents happen to be or know. Most of that stuff is right on your resume, and it might even have gotten you into the room, but it won’t get you much farther.
To people all over America, I say, when you have my father in your corner, you will never again have to worry about being let down. He will fight for you all the time, all the way, every time.
I find that often, room service menus are highly condensed. They tend to be a little bit fast food-oriented, even at the finest hotels.
There was a previous generation of women who rose through the ranks in an environment when work and life were highly compartmentalized. And I think now, because of technology, we’re always on. Where there used to be work life and home life, now it’s one life. And I think a lot of companies don’t recognize that.
Running is a great metaphor for life. You set a goal, and then you get to work. How well you do is a direct reflection of how hard you work. It’s a mental game, too. There are setbacks along the way, but the true test of a runner is how you overcome and push past them.
The Trump World Tower was home growing up, and it’s where my office is.
I want my children to see me first every morning, so I wake up at 5 and make sure to shower and exercise before they get up.
I’m always running up and down buildings or around 800-acre properties for work – you can’t do that in heels or flip-flops!
I am almost always, when I’m at home in the evening after work, in a silk bathrobe I got from India. Like, I never take off this bathrobe. I have a series of Indian silk bathrobes that I love, and that’s what I rock all the time.