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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
Startups

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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Everytable
Startups

Everytable's Mission to Change the Food System

Everytable

Sam and David share Everytable’s belief that healthy food is a human right and how they’re making sure no one gets left out.

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Talent Partner Panel
Startups

A Talent Handbook for Startup Founders

Talent Partner Panel

Beth, Katie, and Prateek share advice on culture, diversity, and recruiting processes for startups.

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Nadia Boujarwah
Startups

Dia & Co is Inspiring Radical Self Love with Style

Nadia Boujarwah / CEO and Co-founder of Dia & Co

Nadia shares how Dia & Co practices embodied empathy to create a community that empowers women to take risks.

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Michelle Cordeiro Grant
Startups

How to Create a Brand that Transcends Products

Michelle Cordeiro Grant / Founder and CEO of Lively

Michelle shares how Lively’s ethos and values transform the brand into an emblem of confidence and courage rather than a product.

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Candor Inc.
Startups

How Radical Candor Transforms Company Culture

Candor Inc.

Kim and Russ share strategies to make radical candor a foundational part of your culture and discuss how feedback drives success.

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Seedling Relies on Childhood Curiosity to Inspire a Creative Team

By Jenna Abdou

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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How to Make Flexibility Your Startup’s North Star

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When Alexis Maybank discusses how photographers utilize Project September - an app making the visual world instantaneously shop...

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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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How PowerToFly is Designing the Future of Work

By Jenna Abdou

In Katharine Zaleski’s letter ‘I'm sorry to all the mothers I worked with’ - Fortune magazine’s most popular article of 2015 - ...

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Maintain Your Company's Pulse: Four Processes to Streamline Scaling

By Jenna Abdou

When the founders of Hotwire reflect on launching one of the first online travel websites in 2000 they describe the early days ...

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Why Focusing on Process Over Outcome Predicates Startup Success

By Jenna Abdou

Since launching in 2009, SmartyPants Vitamins has created five, first of their kind all-in-one gummy vitamins, secured distribu...

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Use These Practices to Stimulate a Feedback Driven Culture

By Jenna Abdou

If you walked into Koru’s Seattle office, you’d likely see the team pasting brightly-colored sticky notes on the wall. “We stan...

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How Grovo Scaled Their Engineering Team From 8 to 30 People in Under a Year

By Jenna Abdou

There is a critical shift for every team when they transition from functioning like a family to operating like an organization....

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How Gatheredtable is Designing an Intuitive Product to Streamline Meal Planning

By Jenna Abdou

As someone who suffers from over 50 food intolerances, the convenience of meal delivery and planning services has yet to become...

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Use This Framework to Set Your Startup's Roadmap

By Jenna Abdou

Rewind two decades and Matt Williams is sitting in an advisory meeting, his company LiveBid didn’t have an official board yet, ...

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The Values Directing Amino's Quest to Streamline Healthcare

By Jenna Abdou

As emerging businesses disrupt antiquated industries like healthcare and insurance revolutionary ideas will only prevail if the...

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Use This Writing Practice to Streamline Your Company's Output

By Jenna Abdou

A startup’s evolution from a small team to an organization is a lot like our transition into adulthood: There isn’t one. Sudden...

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