Ivanka Trump

+ 57 Love what you do. There's always going to be someone else who's smarter than you, but there's no substitute for passion. People who are passionate always work the hardest, and that sets them apart. Ivanka Trump


+ 51 Real estate is my life. It is my day job, if you will. But it consumes my nights and weekends, too. Ivanka Trump


+ 57 When you are in the public eye, it is really counterproductive to think about how you're viewed in the eyes of others. You just have to be who you are. Ivanka Trump


+ 47 I pretty much only drink water, Tazo passion tea, or coffee with half and half, and it's an ongoing joke in the office that I never have less than three glasses of water and some form of tea or coffee in front of me. Ivanka Trump


+ 59 In both business and personal life, I've always found that travel inspires me more than anything else I do. Evidence of the languages, cultures, scenery, food, and design sensibilities that I discover all over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry. Ivanka Trump


+ 53 Everything about mediocrity kills me. Ivanka Trump


+ 49 People talk about balance. Balance is an awful measure of things because it implies a scale that inevitably tips. I like to look through the filter of, 'Is the life I'm leading consistent with my priorities?' For me, my family is the ultimate litmus test. Ivanka Trump


+ 49 Life is a marathon, not a sprint. It's about taking a bigger-picture approach. Ivanka Trump


+ 54 I'm a big believer in creating family traditions. Every Tuesday morning, I make a proper eggs breakfast, and we all sit down and eat. Ivanka Trump


+ 56 Pessimists are toxic. I love optimists - and by that, I don't mean people who are unable to see challenges. Optimists are solution-oriented. Ivanka Trump


+ 51 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. Ivanka Trump


+ 51 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. Ivanka Trump


+ 59 The average person can look at someone in public life and say they have it all, but they might be struggling. Or you may think another person has more apparent challenges, but she's deeply grateful for her life. I don't think anyone can judge what having it all means for someone else. Ivanka Trump


+ 49 My brothers and I early on said to one another that, as a collective, we could do far more than any of us could do individually. Ivanka Trump


+ 58 As president, my father will change the labor laws put in place when women were not a significant portion of the workforce. He will make childcare affordable and accessible to all. He will fight for equal pay for equal work, and I will fight for this, too, right alongside of him. Ivanka Trump


+ 58 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. Ivanka Trump


+ 58 I spend a lot of time building teams at both businesses - both The Trump Organization and my own - and thinking about who to hire to supplement the team and allow us to best achieve our goals. Ivanka Trump


+ 53 When people are uncomfortable - and many people are when they have to negotiate - they start rambling as a way to fill the vacuum of silence. Some of the strongest negotiators I know just sit back and listen. The less they engage, the more likely the other person is to slip up and offer information they otherwise would have kept guarded. Ivanka Trump


+ 61 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. Ivanka Trump


+ 53 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. Ivanka Trump


+ 65 I enjoy wearing fragrance every day and have found myself searching for the one signature scent that truly reflects my personality and the things I love, such as Bulgarian rose. I have always wanted to create a fragrance from its inception to fruition and articulate femininity, confidence, and fortitude. Ivanka Trump


+ 60 My father not only has the strength and ability necessary to be our next president, but also the kindness and compassion that will enable him to be the leader that this country needs. Ivanka Trump


+ 57 I'm not going to advocate for a female leader who I'm voting for solely on the basis of gender. And I think a lot of people feel that way. Ivanka Trump


+ 55 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! Ivanka Trump


+ 57 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. Ivanka Trump


+ 51 Just go out and do things, and those things that continue to spark an interest, do more of. Ivanka Trump


+ 57 The harder you work, the luckier you get. I'm a big believer in that. Ivanka Trump


+ 55 Cardigans. I stock up on them - I own tons. They go great over dresses and help them transition from season to season. Ivanka Trump


+ 64 I used to spend summers in the Czech Republic with my grandmother. I'd watch Czech cartoons. Ivanka Trump


+ 49 A Miami must-have is the trendy Panther Coffee in Wynwood. I like Alma Mexicana for the ever-popular breakfast burrito. For out-of-this-world Cuban food, the Cubano at Little Bread Cuban Sandwich Co. will satisfy your craving. My friends all love Shorty's Bar-B-Q for the mouth-watering corn on the cob and BBQ, of course. Ivanka Trump


+ 60 A timeless piece of jewelry, like pearls or stud earrings, has lasting value. I bought a vintage ring for $600 with my first paycheck; I plan to pass it down to my daughter. Ivanka Trump


+ 46 My diet has definitely become greener; however, I am a big proponent of everything in moderation. I enjoy having a farm-to-table dinner, as well as indulging in a special, decadent treat on occasion. Ivanka Trump


+ 60 I always prefer to speak face-to-face, typically in my own office, where I'm most comfortable. Ivanka Trump


+ 37 There are enough stories about my family. We have all been in the public eye. Ivanka Trump


+ 46 I'm not a clone, and I'm not a minion. Ivanka Trump


+ 54 Modeling was not an endgame for me. I didn't particularly enjoy the act of it. Ivanka Trump


+ 50 I hate having people sit in on meetings. Ivanka Trump


+ 46 I like very strong guys. Successful guys. Not necessarily financially. Ivanka Trump


+ 53 I always envisioned myself having a traditional and elegant wedding. Ivanka Trump


+ 52 My mom grew up in the Soviet Bloc, and she was a Tiger Mom. We didn't get away with much. Ivanka Trump


+ 53 I don't plan to take a formal, cold approach with my children, but I expect a lot. I don't want my children to view me as their best friend. I want to be their mom. Ivanka Trump


+ 50 I typically wake up at 5:30, and that's my time. I read newspapers, have coffee. Ivanka Trump


+ 44 You can be born into privilege, or you can not be born into privilege. You can be born into the opposite extreme and into poverty. I think from there on, though, you really do have to make your luck. Ivanka Trump


+ 54 My father is definitely not the kind of guy who'd place his children in key roles within his organization if he didn't think we could surpass the expectations he had for us. Ivanka Trump


+ 48 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. Ivanka Trump


+ 54 When I was younger, I was more self-conscious about living up to or surpassing the expectations of others. But as you get older, you start to build confidence. Ivanka Trump


+ 57 I think my dad is highly gender-neutral. If he doesn't like someone, he'll articulate that, and I think it's also part of what resonates about him. He'll say what he's thinking. Ivanka Trump


+ 56 Quality for me is key, and this stands true in every facet of my business from real estate, hotels, and fashion. Ivanka Trump