Former World Number One Venus Williams defined success through her perspective and encounters. American is not only a great player in the women’s tennis circuit but she is also a successful Entrepreneur. Williams revealed that she has a vision besides tennis to fulfill aspects of her life.
In a recent interview with Forbes, the five-times Wimbledon champion Venus Williams asked to define success in your life.
Venus Williams said, “Success for me is being able to look back on my life and see that I lived it fully with no regrets. It’s about continuing to strive for your best, no matter the arena. I don’t measure success by wins or losses because I try to give my best in all aspects of my life, whether it’s on the court or in business with my companies, EleVen, and V Starr.”
“Developing and running my companies has been a really fulfilling aspect of my life so if I can help future generations meet their goals and achieve greatness, I will feel successful. I am so lucky to be doing what I love, on the court and off the court in business.”
“I always say dream big!” -Venus Williams Advices for Young
The 39-years-old Ace began playing tennis at the age of 5 years old with her younger sister Serena Williams. Venus has won 21 major titles on several occasions and four gold medals at Olympic events. She founded full-service commercial and residential interior design firm V*Starr and fashion-forward activewear line Eleven
“Have confidence! At the end of the day, you need to be your biggest cheerleader and believe in yourself. It is definitely a challenge and doesn’t happen overnight, but confidence can be learned–fake it ‘til you make it! From a young age my parents worked to instill confidence in me and show the importance of having a strong sense of self-worth.” Venus Williams added.