So what is a divapreneur anyway?

My friend, Leesa Barnes has started a new network on ryze called Divapreneurs At Work located at He asked us to define a divapreneur. Now that I am the prolific article writer that I am, I couldn’t answer this question without writing an article about it. sit back and become

First of all, Divapreneur is a combination of the words diva and entrepreneur. To define divaentrepreneur
first we need to define diva and entrepreneur. To do this I went to Wikipedia.

This is what I found out from Wikipedia:
Most used diva definition

A Diva was originally a distinguished opera singer, but now generally refers to a popular female performer of non-operatic works.
The term derives from an Italian word meaning “goddess”, which, in turn, derives from the feminine form of a Latin word divus, meaning “divine”.
This definition is found on the next page:

I felt that the distinction of being a singer left out some talented non-musical ladies, so I decided to use this definition of diva instead:
# In current usage among the younger generation, the term diva is used to describe a talented and confident woman. This definition is on the next page.

Now is the time to define entrepreneur, the second part of this word. This definition also comes from Wikipedia.
Entrepreneur is a loan word from the French language that refers to a person who undertakes and operates a new company,
and assumes some responsibility for the inherent risks.

Business entrepreneurs often have strong beliefs about a market opportunity and are willing to accept a high level of personal, professional, or financial risk to pursue that opportunity.

So, a divaentrepreneur is a talented and self-confident woman, who starts and operates a new company,
and assumes some responsibility for the inherent risks.

Well, I guess that makes me a divapreneur. And you?

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