Perseverance

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Tulsi Gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard/Perseverance

Congresswoman for Hawaii's Second Congressional District, U.S. House of Representatives

A: There are too many examples to name.  Most recently, during my campaign for Congress, I faced an uphill battle in many ways. I was told over and over that I ...

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SusanSobbott

Susan Sobbott/Perseverance

President, American Express OPEN

A: Managing through the recession. In a crisis you have to combine everything you’ve learned, and bring it all to bear at once to serve you and everyone you are leading. ...

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Rachel P. Goldstein

Rachel Goldstein/Perseverance

President, Agent of Change

A: In the summer of 2011, I was set to take my business to the next level of development. My dad fell ill and was in the hospital with 50-50 odds ...

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Rebecca Kousky

Rebecca Kousky/Perseverance

Executive Director, Nest

A: One of our main setbacks has been the ability to balance all of the things that we have wanted to achieve through Nest. It always seems as if there is ...

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Marla Malcolm Beck/Perseverance

CEO and co-founder , Bluemercury

A: When my husband and I started Bluemercury, everyone said it would be impossible to build an independent chain of luxury beauty boutiques.  After we opened our first location in Georgetown, ...

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Kim Martin

Kim Martin/Perseverance

President & General Manager, WE tv

A: When I applied for the role I’m currently in, general manager of WE tv, I was initially rejected. But I refused to take no for an answer. I became an ...

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