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Kara Goldin, founder and CEO of Hint, sits down with today’s most fascinating entrepreneurs, disruptors, and change-makers for a no-holds-barred discussion of how they overcame long odds on the road to start-up success. Guests such as Guy Kawasaki (Apple, Canva), Julie Bornstein (The Yes, Stitch Fix), Mindy Grossman (WW), and Amy Errett (Madison Reed) share wisdom and anecdotes that will inspire you – and challenge you to think differently about achieving your goals. For more on the podcast as well as updates on all of Kara’s latest ventures, check out karagoldin.com.
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“Be great at one thing and bring on people to then be great at these other things.” Lots of good stuff on this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow! Meet Jeff Braverman, the CEO a.k.a. “Chief Nut” of Nuts.com. Hear how he took his small family business and turned it into a national direct-to-consumer brand, shipping quality products, beyond nuts, all over the U.S.! We talk about how he left a career in investment banking to chart his own path-building nuts.com. Jeff also shares the incredible story of how his company faced the pandemic and overcame many of the challenges of this unprecedented year. Don’t miss this conversation that’s jam-packed with inspiration! Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/172 Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social! Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin/ Mentioned in the Episode: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffrey-braverman-4a1124/ Nuts.com Website: https://nuts.com/ Nuts.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NutsDotCom/ Nuts.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nutsdotcom/ Nuts.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/nutsdotcom Nuts.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/NutsOnline1929  
“We’re at this really interesting time right now where we have to stop looking at non-profit and for-profit separately.” Listen as Lily Kanter, Co-Founder of Serena & Lily – and now, Founder and CEO of Boon Supply share valuable lessons she has learned in a career that has spanned a number of industries. How Serena & Lily was built to be a brand that lasts, as well as her newest venture, Boon Supply which is changing the face of e-commerce by doing good and incorporating non-profits into their business model! So many inspiring and purposeful insights on this latest episode. Have a listen now on #TheKaraGoldinShow Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/171 Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social! Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin/ Mentioned in the Episode: Serena & Lily Website: https://www.serenaandlily.com/ Boon Supply Website: https://www.boonsupply.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lily-kanter-6805771/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lily.kanter  
“So many times, it's not the business that fails. It's the entrepreneur that quits.” What a great conversation with the co-founders of Kodiak Cakes! Meet Joel Clark and Cameron Smith, the CEO, and COO of possibly the best-tasting pancake mix (and other terrific products) around! From their homegrown story of starting from Joel’s mom’s original pancake recipe to becoming a nationwide brand and even their stint on Shark Tank! So many exciting stories and great learnings on this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/170 Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social! Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin/ Mentioned in the Episode: Kodiak Cakes’ Website: https://kodiakcakes.com/ Joel Clark’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joel-clark Cameron Smith’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameron-smith Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KodiakCakes Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kodiakcakes/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/KodiakCakes YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Kodiakcakes  
“The biggest surprise about being an entrepreneur has probably been how much it changes day to day.” Always so thrilled to have amazing entrepreneurs on #TheKaraGoldinShow! In this episode, I share my awesome conversation with Donna Letier, co-founder of Gardenuity. She takes us through the learning curves and challenges that shaped her journey and so much more. Lots of incredible tips to grow your garden and your mindset in this episode! Listen now. Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/169 Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social! Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin/ Mentioned in the Episode: Gardenuity’s Website: https://gardenuity.com/story/ Gardenuity’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Gardenuity/ Gardenuity’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gardenuity/ Donna Letier’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/donna-spafford-letier Donna Letier’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/donna.s.king.965 Donna Letier’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/donnaletier/ Donna Letier’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/donnaletier  
“The greatest gift of being an entrepreneur has been this resilience that develops in you. Don't quit and keep going.” I’m so excited for you to hear Melissa’s inspiring journey! Melissa Papock is the Founder and President of Cabana Life, an apparel brand that’s not just fashionable -- it’s sun protective too! Her clothing is so stylish and functional that it has been worn by the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Adam Sandler, Kate Hudson, and Nicole Kidman. In this episode, Melissa discusses her amazing career and the serious skin issue she experienced which sparked her entrepreneurial pursuits. We also talk about starting a brand after solving a personal problem and then embarking on a mission to help people with similar problems. Sound familiar? It did for me. This is an episode loaded with inspiration! Don’t miss it on #TheKaraGoldinShow Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/168 Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social! Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin/ Mentioned in the Episode: Website: https://www.cabanalife.com/ Cabana Life Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CabanaLife Cabana Life Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cabanalife LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissa-papock Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melissapapock  
“It's about winning those little battles everyday. As opposed to hitting a home run out of the park.” It’s Kyle Paradiso on The Kara Goldin Show! Kyle is the CEO and Co-Founder of Sleepy Bear, a line of CBD- and CBN-formulated gummies that offer a nighttime sleep solution. Listen to how his career path started in the military, but then he pivoted after being forced to retire due to injury and then discovered the benefits of cannabis. Like many of the best entrepreneurs, Kyle solved a problem for himself and has now set out to help people suffering with similar problems. We also talk about the struggles of educating consumers in the CBD space and his surprising realizations about being an entrepreneur. Expect lots of new learnings and inspiration on this exciting episode! Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/167 Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social! Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin/ Mentioned in the Episode: Sleepy Bear Gummies Website: https://sleepybeargummies.com/ Sleepy Bear Gummies Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sleepybeargummies Hydro Canna Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drinkhydrocanna/ Sleepy Bear Gummies Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sleepybeargummies Hydro Canna Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drinkhydrocanna/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kyle.paradiso  
“I think that there is this curiosity that comes from knowing that you may not know how to do it. But you can figure it out.” It’s time to let go of all your limiting beliefs and listen to our next episode on The Kara Goldin Show. On this episode, Hilary DeCesare, Founder and CEO of The ReLaunch Co., shares her mission to reframe how we think about second acts. We talk about her awe-inspiring life story and the challenges that led her to a profound realization -- that she could relaunch herself! Hilary tells all, from hitting the wall as a Silicon Valley girl to discovering her potential. Now, as an award-winning entrepreneur, she is sharing her treasure trove of learnings with us on #TheKaraGoldinShow. Don’t miss it! Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/166 Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social! Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin/ Mentioned in the Episode: The ReLaunch Co Website: https://therelaunchco.com/ The Relaunch Co Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/therelaunchco/ The Relaunch Co Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheReLaunchCo/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hilarydecesare/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCh2YLZ6-ztPzE-Pi6ys6hA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hilary.howarddecesare Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hilarydecesare/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/hilarydecesare?lang=en Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-to-overcome-doubts-and-follow-the-hints-with-kara-goldin/id1510506747?i=1000517172956  
“You have to know what people want and you have to give it to them in a way that makes them realize that they can't live without it.” Today on The Kara Goldin Show, we have two incredible founders! Erica Huss and Zoe Sakoutis share their inspirational journey in founding one of the first DTC juice companies, BluePrint Cleanse. So many valuable gems in this interview as they take us on their journey, together, to hear what it’s like to develop a company in the wellness space and then sell it. Now in their second venture together for another round with an exciting company in the fungi space with Earth & Star. Hear how an entrepreneurial journey in the wellness industry always comes with lots to learn! Listen now on #TheKaraGoldinShow Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/165 Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social! Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin/ Mentioned in the Episode: Earth & Star Website: https://earthandstar.com/ Earth & Star Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/earthandstarco/ Erica’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erica-huss-12ba926a/ Zoe’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zo%C3%AB-sakoutis-3911b61a/ Erica’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/misshuss/ Zoe’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zoesakoutis/ Highway to Well Podcast: https://www.htwpodcast.com/ The 3-Day Cleanse: Your Blueprint for Fresh Juice, Real Food, and a Total Body Reset Book: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0035IICSQ/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i0  
“The best advice that I've heard that I would continue to stand behind is just obsession with your customer.” What an exciting episode, jam-packed with so much! Meet Jessica Rolph, the serial entrepreneur, Co-Founder of Happy Family and now Co-Founder and CEO of Lovevery, a direct-to-consumer brand that creates play kits that kids really learn from. We talk about the valuable lessons from her entrepreneurial journey and her passion for making toys a learning experience. Jessica is really such an amazing person and this episode is 🔥 Listen now on #TheKaraGoldinShow Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/164 Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social! Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin/ Mentioned in the Episode: Lovevery Website: https://lovevery.com/pages/about-us Lovevery Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lovevery/ Facebook Lovevery: https://www.facebook.com/Lovevery/ Happy Family Organics Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/happyfamilyorganics/ Jessica Rolph LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessica-rolph Jessica Rolph Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jessica.c.rolph Jessica Rolph Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jessicarolph/ Jessica Rolph Twitter: https://twitter.com/rolphjessica  
“Courage is the ability to act in a terrifying environment where you don't have all the answers and you don't know how it's going to work out.” It’s all about courage and leadership on this week's episode with Craig Mullaney! Craig is a decorated US Army Veteran, an author, and a former tech executive. In this episode, he shares the valuable lessons he learned on leadership from his military service. His book, The Unforgiving Minute: A Soldier's Education is a must-read. We also talk about the ways in which the Military and Silicon Valley are similar and how the lessons he learned in military school have applied throughout his career journey. Craig’s inspiration shines through in this episode of the #TheKaraGoldinShow. Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social! Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/163 Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin/ Craig's Links: Website: https://www.brunswickgroup.com/home/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/craigmmullaney/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CraigMullaney/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/craigmmullaney/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/craigmmullaney Book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product
"Your unique experiences and how you pull them together are actually your unique opportunities." There’s so much learning and inspiration on this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow with Marcia Kilgore! Marcia is the amazing founder behind the well-known brands Bliss Spa, FitFlop, Soap & Glory, and most recently, Beauty Pie. In this episode, she shares her awe-inspiring story of how she accidentally discovered what she was good at and went on to build the iconic Bliss Spa in New York City. Then, Soap & Glory and FitFlop. This serial entrepreneur has so many valuable things to say that we can all learn from. And how today she is disrupting the beauty industry with her latest company, Beauty Pie (so good!). Kickback, listen, learn and order some Beauty Pie too! Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/162 Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social! Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin/ Mentioned in the Episode: Beauty Pie: https://www.beautypie.com/ Use code KARAGOLDINSHOW at checkout for one month free. Marcia Kilgore’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marcia.kilgore Marcia Kilgore’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcia-kilgore  
“Our lives are actually really deep and profound experiences. But we have to really be careful to pay attention and show up. Otherwise, we might miss it.” Such a great episode with Benjamin Wagner! Benjamin is the co-producer of the award-winning PBS documentary, Mister Rogers & Me. MTV News and the Facebook Journalism Project too. In this episode, we talk about his incredible journey and passion for music, writing, and films. And finally how he met Mister Rogers in real life – and all the important things he learned from Fred Rogers himself. Please have a listen to this amazing and inspiring conversation on #TheKaraGoldinShow. Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/161 Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social!  Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin/ Mentioned in the Episode:  Benjamin Wagner’s Website: https://www.benjaminwagner.com/ Benjamin Wagner’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mtvitamin/  
"Keep walking. Freezing up will kill you." Coming up is a great interview we can all learn from! Rob LoCascio, CEO and Founder of LivePerson Inc., a company that’s been transforming how people connect and transact with brands through AI. In this conversation, Rob walks us through his roller coaster of an entrepreneurial journey and shares so many golden nuggets of wisdom that he learned along the way. From getting fired at his first job, starting his first company, learning engineering and programming, creating websites, inventing the web chat, and finally founding LivePerson. Lots of good stuff here! Don’t miss this wonderful episode on #TheKaraGoldinShow Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/160 Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social! Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin/ Mentioned in the Episode: LivePerson: https://www.liveperson.com Robert LoCascio’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/RobLoCascio Robert LoCascio’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rlocascio/  
"We're trying to get kids to be interested in something and develop a passion for it. My goal is to empower kids. I've been working on that my whole life." So honored to have Esther Wojcicki, the Godmother of Silicon Valley, on today’s show! Esther is Co-Founder of TractLearning, Inc. and the Founder of the Palo Alto High School Media Arts Program. In this episode, she shares her inspiring journey from her dream of becoming a journalist to finding her path towards becoming the amazing teacher that she is! Esther also talks about some of her teaching philosophy, her most recent endeavor in education technology, and most especially her “TRICK” in raising successful people. So excited for you to hear this wonderful conversation on #TheKaraGoldinShow Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/159 Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social! Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin Mentioned in the Episode: Esther Wojcicki’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/EstherWojcicki Esther Wojcicki’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/estherwojcicki/ Tract: https://tract.app/company/about How to Raise Successful People: https://www.amazon.com/How-Raise-Successful-People-Lessons/dp/1328974863  
“I truly believe that if you can get up more times than the next person, or if you just get up one more time, you'll get there. ” Say hello to the amazing Laney Crowell, Founder and CEO of Saie, a simple, clean beauty brand that I absolutely love! Laney shares how growing up in Paris and Northern California led her to want to create her own clean beauty line. We also talk about her career – from Lucky Magazine to the biggest beauty brand in the world, Estee Lauder! In search of a clean ethical makeup, she finally arrived at the conclusion that she needed to start her own brand. Sound familiar? Don’t miss out on this inspiring conversation on the #TheKaraGoldinShow Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/158 Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social! Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin/ Mentioned in the Episode: Laney’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/laney Saie: https://saiehello.com/pages/founding-story Laney’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/helane-crowell  
“90% of venture capital goes to straight white men in the United States. That doesn't make any sense. I could either be really, really mad about it and yell and scream, which I did, or I could also do something about it.” Who builds a VC fund from the ground up while homeless? Get ready to be inspired by this episode! Today we chat with the amazing Arlan Hamilton, Founder and Partner at Backstage Capital and Author of It’s About Damn Time. Her interesting journey from being a band tour manager to starting her own magazine then working on the hit show the Biggest Loser were just the beginnings for this undaunted guest. Her discovery of a whole underserved demographic of unsupported founders inspired her to do something really big! Arlan founded Backstage Capital and has proudly helped so many underrepresented women, LGBTQ, black, latinx, indigineous Asian and so many more get the seed money they need and deserve to make their ideas a reality! Definitely listen in on this amazing conversation on #TheKaraGoldinShow Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/157 Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social! Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin/ Mentioned in the Episode: Arlan’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/ArlanWasHere Backstage Capital: https://backstagecapital.com/crew/ Arlan’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/arlanhamilton/  
“Community building starts with treating customers right.” Interested in being inspired to go out and start your own thing? Then, today’s episode is perfect for you! Meet Gloria Hwang, Founder and CEO of Thousand, a company that creates sustainable, aesthetic, and the perfect functional cycling helmets. Listen to how she found her passion in social enterprise, startups, and the tragic event that inspired the idea of creating Thousand. Gloria also talks about the new mobility trends in the US and what’s truly essential when it comes to community building. Be inspired on your entrepreneurial journey and listen to this episode on #TheKaraGoldinShow Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/156 Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social! Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin Mentioned in the Episode: Thousand Helmets: https://www.explorethousand.com/ Gloria Hwang’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ghwang/
“It was a marketing mystique that hemp had that drew people in. So instead of getting frustrated, I used it as an opportunity to bring people in and really educate them.” Mike Fata is the Founder and Former Chairman & CEO of Manitoba Harvest, known for their high quality hemp food products and for being one of the originals to take on this category. In this episode, honored to hear Mike’s journey as he shares how an overweight high school dropout transformed his health and discovered the wonders of hemp. We also talk about what fueled him to start a company, overcoming the challenges in starting a new category prior to the legalization of hemp, and the concept of “coopetition” as a way to grow as an entrepreneur. Check out this amazing conversation on #TheKaraGoldinShow! Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/155 Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social! Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin/ Mentioned in the Episode: Manitoba Harvest Twitter: https://twitter.com/ManitobaHarvest Mike Fata’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/manitoba-mikefata  
“In some scenarios, it's great to have yes people in your life. In other scenarios, it's the worst thing.” Excited to share my interview with Alex Lieberman on #TheKaraGoldinShow! Alex is the Co-Founder, Former CEO, now Executive Chairman of Morning Brew and Host of the incredible Founder’s Journal Podcast. Listen in as we talk about his journey that started with growing up in a family of finance professionals and of course, the humble beginnings of what has become the hottest daily newsletter for young professionals. He also shares what really grew the Morning Brew and how it has evolved since being acquired by Business Insider. Don’t miss this awesome episode! Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/154 Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout-out on social! Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin/ Alex Lieberman’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/businessbarista Alex Lieberman’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alex-lieberman Alex Lieberman’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexlieb Founder’s Journal Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/founders-journal The Morning Brew: https://www.morningbrew.com/daily  
“I think that there is room for you. If it really is something you love, there is room. You can insist that there be room for you.” So excited for today’s awesome guest, Finnerty Steeves! Finnerty is an actress who has played many iconic roles on stage and on screen including Ms Calvin in “The Shape She Makes” and Beth Hoefler in “Orange is the New Black.” In this episode, she talks about her adventure in the world of TV and theatre and how her stubbornness prepared her for the opportunities that came her way. She heard a lot of “Nos” before she heard, “Yes.” Sound familiar? She also shares about her latest movie, “Before/During/After,” for which she wrote the script, basing it on the story of her own divorce. Check out #TheKaraGoldinShow for this exciting and inspiring conversation! Show notes at https://karagoldin.com/podcasts/153 Follow Kara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/ Follow Kara on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin Follow Kara on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karagoldin Follow Kara on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaraGoldin/ Finnerty Steeves Twitter: https://twitter.com/FinnertySteeves Finnerty Steeves Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/finnertysphotos Before/During/After the film - https://beforeduringafterthefilm.com/
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Jen Tong

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Everything you want to learn about entrepreneurship is on this podcast! Great guests with inspiring stories. 🙌🏼

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