Angela Ahrendts

Businesswoman

Nationality: American Born: June 12, 1960

Alan Alexander Milne, better known as A. A. Milne, was an author and poet from England, who was particularly famous for being the creator of the character Winnie the Pooh. Milne was educated at the University of Cambridge and initially worked as a playwright; however it was as the writer of Winnie the Pooh in 1926 that he became famous. It was followed up by The House at Pooh Corner two year later. Other than that, he was a prolific writer who wrote children’s short story and poetry collections, newspaper columns, plays and had also been a columnist for the popular magazine Punch.
It's not unusual for a luxury company to be born from a single product and then diversify. Louis Vuitton began with luggage, and Gucci with leather goods.
I was raised in a small town in Indiana and educated at Ball State University.
When I became the CEO of Burberry in July 2006, luxury was one of the fastest-growing sectors in the world.
In luxury, ubiquity will kill you - it means you're not really luxury anymore.
I'm from a small farm town in Indiana!
I have learned to listen and to hone my instincts to be perceptive and be receptive to change, to constantly live in ambiguity.
I have learned to feel my way through life, personally and professionally.
If you can't control everything, you can't control anything, not really.
Think of energy almost like emotional electricity. It has a powerful way of uniting ordinary people, their connected spirit, to do extraordinary things.
Remember - the universal language is not texted, emailed, or spoken. It is felt.
Technology has given us access to the world and its sea of content, allowing us to never speak to another person if we don't want to.
If I look to any company as a model, it's Apple. They're a brilliant design company working to create a lifestyle.