Perseverance

advice & stories

Elizabeth Lesser

Elizabeth Lesser/Perseverance

Co-founder and Senior Advisor, Omega Institute

A: This is such an important question to me that I wrote an entire book about it. Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow. In it I describe the ...

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Susanna Harwood Rubin

Susanna Harwood Rubin/Perseverance

Visual Artist, Writer & Certified Yoga Teacher, Susanna Harwood Rubin

A: I cannot think of one huge specific incident, only a collection of smaller ones. I know, however, that my ability to go for what I want and to fight for ...

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Elizabeth Gore

Elizabeth Gore/Perseverance

Resident Entrepreneur, UN Foundation

A: My husband is my rock. I have always been confident and independent, but after getting married – it took my career and person life to another level. Having a partner ...

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Tory Burch/Perseverance

CEO & Designer, Tory Burch

A: There was a lot of skepticism when I decided to start the company; I wasn’t a designer and didn’t have a retail background. People also questioned the wisdom of creating ...

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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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