Perseverance

advice & stories

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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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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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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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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Chrissy Crawford/Perseverance

Founder and CEO, ArtStar, Little Collector by ArtStar

A: I think of the absolute worst case scenario and ask myself if I can survive it. If the answer is yes, I can move on with out fear.

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WhitneyJohnson

Whitney Johnson/Perseverance

Co-founder, Rose Park Advisors

A: All the time, everyday, in the workplace. There’s not necessarily a ‘person’ that has been against me and my dream, but I have been discouraged generally because I have one ...

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