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" My parents were like, 'Oh my God,' when I said I was going into fashion - they pictured me with a rolling rack on Seventh Avenue. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" I have this whole theory that whether it's in your personal life or in your business life, you have to establish a culture of generosity wherever you are. "
" Ultimately, the ability to inspire people to live healthier and happier lives is what excites me both personally and professionally. "
" 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. "
" Imagining what the possibilities are versus what is right in front of me has been the second biggest factor in defining my career. "
" 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. "
" What creates success on HSN is great product, a great story and a great storyteller. "
" By leveraging technology, innovation, and the power of community, Weight Watchers will be able to realize the full growth potential of the business. "
" I get as excited walking around a CVS as I do walking around in Bergdorf's. "
" When I got my first VP title at 26, my parents finally stopped asking when I was going to get my law degree. "
" HSNi Cares was established in 2010 with a mission to empower women and support children and families in need locally, nationally, and globally. "
" My first Weight Watchers meeting was when I was 14 years old on Long Island, and I went there with my mother. I'd gained that adolescent weight and wanted to try out for cheerleading... I lost the weight, tried out, and made the cheerleading team. "
" We really see the future of what we call 'distributed commerce,' so how we get our content, our products, and our brands to consumers. "
" It's good to have a goal. "
" I believe you have to get rid of toxicity in any company. Don't care how smart, how talented, how long they have been there. If someone is going to create a toxic environment, you have to make a change. "
" Women must do a better job of supporting each other. However, real change will happen when both men and women unite to demand diversity. "
" Command-and-control isn't the kind of corporate culture people want to be in anymore. "
" It seemed like I woke up one morning and had an epiphany. I thought, 'I cannot do this. I do not want to get married. And I'm not going to law school - it just doesn't excite me. I'm not wasting anybody's money. I'm going to move to New York.' "
" I don't care what we're quote-unquote selling; we're about inspiring people through storytelling. "
" 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. "
" If you think about a business where uncertainty is an anathema, it's around consumer spending, and it's around retail. "
" 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. "
" I'm willing to lose profits in the short term. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" Our assimilation efforts are based on building long-term relationships and value with our customers, and the success of these efforts is measured partly by our ability to stimulate customers to make a second purchase within 90 days. "
" 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. "
" I believe that if you don't disrupt yourself, you will be disrupted by someone else. "
" Everybody is talking about cord cutting. It's not about the cord. It's the content. "