Perseverance

advice & stories

SaraHoloubek

Sara Holoubek/Perseverance

CEO, Luminary Labs

A: All the time! The majority of people don’t want to see you succeed. Or perhaps it is that they themselves can’t envision success. I was told that I shouldn’t go ...

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LOREN RIDINGER

Loren Ridinger/Perseverance

Senior Vice President, Market America & Shop.com

A: Yes, my mom passed away when I was only 22, and my daughter Amber was just a newborn. My family and I didn’t have much money and I became responsible ...

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Sheila Kelley

Sheila Kelley/Perseverance

Founder & CEO, Sheila Kelley S Factor

A: You're talking to the woman who founded pole dance fitness! I most certainly did. That little eviction warning I found attached to my front door when I was teaching S ...

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Agapi Stassinopoulos

Agapi Stassinopoulos/Perseverance

Author & Speaker, Unbinding the Heart

A: I was developing a project on the story of Maria Callas.  Me and my Greek partner had hired a famous Italian director who ended up taking our money and never ...

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Heather Bauer

Heather Bauer/Perseverance

Nutritionist, Author & Founder, Bestowed & Nu-train

A: My grandfather, Zachary. He was a Holocaust survivor, and his presence in my life inspired me to accomplish all that I have. He also was an entrepreneur and started a ...

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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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