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Irving Fain
Startups

How to Balance Flexibility and Process

Irving Fain / CEO and Founder at Bowery

Irving shares how Bowery is reimagining agriculture and the importance of being open to changing course.

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Christina Sass
Startups

How to Impact Real Change

Christina Sass / Co-founder and COO of Andela

Christina discusses how to make real progress with diversity and how stamina trains us to shift from asking ‘if’ to ‘how.’

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bkr
Startups

How bkr Started a Beauty Movement

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Tal and Kate discuss how to create an addictive brand and learning to thrive outside of your comfort zone.

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Erin Bagwell
Startups

The Power of Process

Erin Bagwell / Founder and Director of Dream, Girl

Erin takes us behind the scenes creating and directing Dream, Girl and discusses the power of process.

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Hooman Radfar
Startups

How to Stimulate & Strengthen Your Creative Muscle

Hooman Radfar / Partner at Expa

Hooman on expanding our mindset through exposure & brainstorming and why the hardest lessons founders learn are the human ones.

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Scott Tannen
Startups

Why You Don’t Have to Follow the Startup Playbook

Scott Tannen / CEO and Founder of Boll & Branch

Scott shares how Boll & Branch reimagined the supply chain to benefit everyone while scaling a profitable and thriving business.

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Sarah LaFleur
Startups

How to Invest Your Time as A Founder

Sarah LaFleur / Founder and CEO of MM.LaFleur

Sarah discusses the future of women’s fashion, her experiences building MM.LaFleur, and why you only need to be 'smart enough.'

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Shan-Lyn Ma
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Learning to Thrive Off Experimentation

Shan-Lyn Ma / CEO and Founder of ZOLA

Shan discusses how to overcome self-imposed barriers and why she always asks: Could this be bigger?

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Caterina Rizzi
Startups

How Breather is Reimagining Work and Culture

Caterina Rizzi / Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer at Breather

Caterina shares how Breather is transforming our relationship with work and cultivating a culture where everyone has your back.

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Kelsey Mellard
Startups

Honor Harnesses Tech to Supercharge Human Impact

Kelsey Mellard / Head of Health Systems Integrations at Honor

Kelsey discusses why the health care industry is about human impact and how to use technology to supercharge it, not replace it.

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Adam Erlebacher
Startups

How to Prioritize During Year One

Adam Erlebacher / Co-founder and CEO of Fabric

Adam introduces Fabric and discusses values, operations, and partnership decisions startups should make during their first year.

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Tobias Peggs
Startups

Square Roots' Food Revolution

Tobias Peggs / Co-founder and CEO of Square Roots

Tobias shares why the food revolution is bigger than the internet in the 90s and how entrepreneurs are leading it.

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How MeUndies Made Merchandising Their Competitive Advantage

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Seedling Relies on Childhood Curiosity to Inspire a Creative Team

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eero Designs Wi-Fi for the Smart Home Era

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How to Make Flexibility Your Startup’s North Star

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How Exo is Taking Cricket Flour Mainstream

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If you follow Exo on Instagram, you’ve encountered photos of customers enjoying their cricket flour protein bars in a variety o...

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AccelFoods Pioneers the Future of Food

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How Health-Ade Kombucha Defaulted to Quality to Build a Brand that Matters

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How Inclusion Made Food52 the Web’s Hungriest Community

By Jenna Abdou

Before launching Food52, Amanda Hesser, and Merrill Stubbs spent their nights and weekends testing over 1,400 recipes for The E...

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x.ai Unveils the Future of Artificial Intelligence

By Jenna Abdou

When Dennis R. Mortensen hired his founding team members at x.ai, he pitched them by illustrating his vision of a world where e...

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WeFestival Aims to Make Women Stronger Entrepreneurs

By Jenna Abdou

Since launching in December 13,000 messages have been sent across 22 channels in the Women’s Entrepreneur Festival Slack commun...

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Female Funders Accelerates Change for Women Entrepreneurs and Investors

By Jenna Abdou

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How Box Evolves Their Fast and Furious Culture Through Scale

By Jenna Abdou

In 2007, Karen Appleton and Aaron Levie purchased the domain name box.org to predicate the non-profit arm that would exist in t...

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