These are actress Halle Berry's secrets for business success

    By: Clair Fuller on Jul 24, 2017

    Polina Marinova writes, "Halle Berry’s achievements are countless. She was the first (and only) woman of color to win an Academy Award for Best Actress, she was one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood during the 2000s, and she has been involved in the production of several films.

    But in the last five years, her focus has been shifting more and more toward business. She has founded a production company, launched a fragrance line, and bought a 50% stake in lingerie company Scandale.

    “It’s time for me to not be the ‘dancing bear’ anymore and do things on my terms,” she said in 2014.

    On Thursday, Berry reinforced her commitment to entrepreneurship by judging the Chivas Regal third annual startup competition in Los Angeles, which awards money to founders with social impact companies. She and a panel of judges selected Peetachai “Neil” Dejkraisak to receive $400,000 for his startup Siam Organic, which trains small-scale farmers in organic farming methods to grow Jasberry rice.

    In an interview with Fortune, Berry shared insights about entrepreneurship, the role business plays in society, and the best advice she’s ever received."


    Released: July 24, 2017, 8:03 am
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