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Michael Lastoria
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How &pizza’s Values Turned Into A Life Philosophy

Michael Lastoria / Co-founder and CEO of &pizza

Michael Lastoria on how leaning into change and growth opportunities elevates our sense of purpose and fulfillment.

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Denise Lee
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How A Triathlon Inspired Activewear Brand Alala

Denise Lee / Founder of Alala

Denise Lee on the importance of maintaining momentum, making active decisions, and dreaming big dreams.

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Modern Fertility
Startups

Why You Shouldn't Wait To Create The Life You Want

Modern Fertility

Afton Vechery & Carly Leahy on not waiting to pursue our dreams, learning to advocate for yourself and embracing our authenticity.

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Koio
Startups

Embrace The Process By Detaching From Outcomes

Koio

Chris Wichert and Johannes Quodt on reframing challenges, separating ourselves from outcomes and thinking big and positive.

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Universal Standard
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Fashion's Next Chapter

Universal Standard

Polina Veksler and Alexandra Waldman share their team’s plan to create enduring change in the fashion industry.

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Claire Schmidt
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Making Mindfulness A Habit

Claire Schmidt / CEO and Founder of AllVoices

Claire Schmidt on her calling to start All Voices and the direct correlation between mindfulness, happiness, and self-improvement.

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Simon Cheng
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How To Tap Into Your Higher Energy

Simon Cheng / CEO and Co-founder of Pique Tea

Simon Cheng shares how we can use mindfulness practices to reveal our inner truth and improve our health and wellbeing.

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Jeni Britton Bauer
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Jeni Britton Bauer On Life As A Trailblazer

Jeni Britton Bauer / Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Jeni Britton Bauer shares her most powerful lessons and experiences building one of America's most beloved ice cream brands.

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Michael Sonnenfeldt
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Harnessing Collective Intelligence

Michael Sonnenfeldt / Entrepreneur and Founder & Chairman of Tiger 21

A conversation about the most important questions that the world's elite entrepreneurs are asking themselves & one another.

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Christina Stembel
Startups

Hustling With Heart to Build Farmgirl Flowers

Christina Stembel / Founder of Farmgirl Flowers

Christina on learning to trust her gut and the challenges that taught her how to make rational rather than emotional decisions.

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Nadine Abramcyk
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Tenoverten Founder On Making Presence A Practice

Nadine Abramcyk / Co-founder of Tenoverten

Nadine Abramcyk on the the habits that help her stay present to fully experience life and focus on the essentials.

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Hillary Peterson
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True Botanicals Founder on Living With Purpose

Hillary Peterson / Founder and President of True Botanicals

Hillary Peterson shares the most powerful lessons she’s learned on presence, purpose, and living your truth.

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How MeUndies Made Merchandising Their Competitive Advantage

By Jenna Abdou

When MeUndies thinks about their underwear subscription service they compare themselves to Netflix. What the streaming pioneer...

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Seedling Relies on Childhood Curiosity to Inspire a Creative Team

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On a recent flight home, I spent over an hour browsing a children’s play website, completely enamored by sets like Design Your ...

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eero Designs Wi-Fi for the Smart Home Era

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Nikhil Basu Trivedi, Principal at Shasta Ventures, recently distinguished exceptional founders by their ability to prioritize. ...

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How to Make Flexibility Your Startup’s North Star

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How Exo is Taking Cricket Flour Mainstream

By Jenna Abdou

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

By Jenna Abdou

What do coconut caramels, dairy free ice cream, and dark chocolate almond butter have in common? Aside from enticing your sweet...

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

By Jenna Abdou

Gibson Biddle, Netflix’s former VP of Product Management, shares a powerful insight in First Round Review about finding and est...

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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

When Katherine Hague made her first angel investment, she was one of two women in a round of 70 investors. “It seemed like the ...

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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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