Michelle Mone may be a self-made millionaire…
I can’t go out there with greasy hair, spots, no makeup, and [as a] size 22. A brand can’t sing from the rooftops if the owner is walking around looking horrendous. Society is full of gossip and celebrity magazines and that’s the world we live in. Will that change? I don’t think so. When I mentor people, I say, you don’t have to go around looking like a supermodel but you have got to feel your best, look your best and feel good about yourself.
When I was eight stone overweight, I got tired more easily, I would get exhausted and I wasn’t always positive. When I started to lose weight and look more glamourous, doors started to open, it sounds horrible but it’s true.
Yes, some people will say you get successful obese business people. But are they happy? Probably not.
Alex Lightman says that obesity is correlated with (but not necessarily causes) brain-shrinkage.