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Nidhi Kapur
Startups

Learning to Love Risk

Nidhi Kapur / CEO and Founder of Maiden Home

Nidhi shares goal setting strategies for solo founders and how she became one of the first disruptors in the furniture industry.

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Jessica Herrin
Startups

The Innovation Fueling Stella & Dot's Living Labs

Jessica Herrin / CEO and Founder of Stella & Dot Family Brands

Jessica shares how Stella & Dot's Day One mentality empowers the team to reinvent the home the based business of our time.

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Anthony Tjan
Startups

The Only Decision That Really Matters

Anthony Tjan / Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist, and Bestselling Author.

We all want to be around good people - but what does goodness really mean?

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Ron Johnson
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How Core Thoughts Drive Industry Changing Results

Ron Johnson / CEO and Founder of Enjoy

Ron on transforming Target into a design hub, creating the Apple store and Genius Bar, and reinventing e-commerce at Enjoy.

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Stuart Sopp
Startups

How Current Instills Trust in the Financial System

Stuart Sopp / CEO and Founder at Current

Stuart on why change in FinTech is gradual not disruptive, transitioning from trading to startups & our daily decision credits.

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Emily Heyward
Startups

How the Best Brands Enrich the Human Experience

Emily Heyward / Co-founder and Chief Strategist at Red Antler

Emily shares the branding principles that helped companies like Allbirds, Casper, Foursquare & Zagat become household names.

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Ariel Gordon
Startups

Following Your Intuition as a Founder

Ariel Gordon / Founder of Ariel Gordon Jewelry

Ariel on mistakes as teachable moments, following your intuition & why the ingredient to your success reveals itself overtime.

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Ryan Cummins
Startups

How to Unlock Your Creativity and Greatness

Ryan Cummins / Co-founder and Vice Chairman of Omaze

Ryan on creating magic at Omaze & the lesson his film Untitled Thinkers revealed about the true essence of a well-lived life.

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Norman Rosenthal
Startups

Rising Above Adversity

Norman Rosenthal / Internationally Acclaimed Psychiatrist

'Living Rich' is an inside game - when mastered, everything shifts.

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Chris Kuenne
Startups

Built for Growth

Chris Kuenne / Founder & CEO of Rosemark Smart Capital

How the founder's personality shapes the growth of a startup

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Leo Kremer
Startups

Why Staying Small is the Secret to Growing Big

Leo Kremer / Co-founder of Dos Toros

Leo discusses the outsider’s advantage, choosing responsible growth, and how thinking small helps you scale your culture.

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Clare Vivier
Startups

Design as a Language

Clare Vivier / Founder, CEO and Creative Director at Clare V.

Clare discusses why constraints lead to your best work and the life-changing lesson on empathy she learned interning in Paris.

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How MeUndies Made Merchandising Their Competitive Advantage

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x.ai Unveils the Future of Artificial Intelligence

By Jenna Abdou

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WeFestival Aims to Make Women Stronger Entrepreneurs

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How Box Evolves Their Fast and Furious Culture Through Scale

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