Be passionate. Work hard.
Those are the secrets, Bethenny Frankel says, that led her to four best-selling books and her own line of snacks and cocktails aimed at women. Frankel, who gained fame on Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of New York City,” launched Skinnygirl Margarita in 2009 and has since expanded the brand to include other low-calorie beverages and snacks. In 2011, she sold the cocktail company to Beam Inc. for an estimated $100 million, according to Forbes.
Frankel, who will be in Charlotte Saturday as part of the opening weekend at Charlotte Premium Outlets, spoke with the Observer this week and outlined five tips for entrepreneurial success.