Perseverance

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Tereza Nemessanyi

Tereza Nemessanyi/Perseverance

Founder & CEO, Honestly Now

A: Right after I had my first child and lost my parents, it was clear that I needed to re-enter the workforce. I started doing consulting, which was fine, but not ...

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Alyssa Rapp

Alyssa Rapp/Perseverance

Founder & CEO, Bottlenotes

A: Inner voice. The one that encourages me to keep on pushing. And my athletic coaches in life have constantly reminded me to tap into my inner strength and persevere, childhood ...

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Jill Zarin/Perseverance

President, Jill Zarin Enterprises

A: No matter what I do everyday, I have a little voice in my ear. His name is Bobby. He is ALWAYS my voice of reason and the person I want ...

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Manisha Thakor/Perseverance

Founder & CEO, MoneyZen Wealth Management, LLC

A: A while back my mom gave me a "weeble wobble."  For anyone born after 1970, they are egg-shaped toys that bounce back and forth on a table-top. Their tagline was ...

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Janet Hanson

Janet Hanson/Perseverance

Founder & CEO, 85 Broads Unlimited LLC

A: I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2002.  It spun my life around. My kids were my rocks then, they are now and always will be.

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Rachel Lloyd

Rachel Lloyd/Perseverance

Founder & Executive Director, GEMS: Girls Educational & Mentoring Services

A: There have been lots of times where I’ve experienced real challenges and setbacks, both personally and professionally. It’s hard when you don’t even feel like getting out of bed to ...

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