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Founder and CEO, Bananagrams, Inc.

A: Rolling the dice and putting everything I had – personally and professionally – into Bananagrams. I left my steady job managing an art gallery and threw everything I had into ...

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CEO and Founder, Sunny Bates Associates

A: To stop being afraid, just get over yourself. What’s the worst that can happen? Your boss says no? That’s not so bad, just keep asking.

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Co-founder, Rose Park Advisors

A: I write. Writing helps me process, to make meaning. It requires me to walk my talk. Also, I remind myself that my biggest fear in life is that of ‘getting ...

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Shauna Mei (AHAlife)

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Founder & CEO, AHAlife

A: You have to let go of inner fears. Insecurity is the most self-deprecating thing; it can entirely take over and prevent you from reaching your full potential. That being said, ...

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Executive Director, 10x10

A: I have to say that my greatest insecurities in failing came from things being assigned to me. Especially in the world of television, I felt I was being assigned things ...

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Editor in Chief, Refinery29

A: Taking on the challenge, against all odds, of making a digital site so much more than just a digital site. When I look at Refinery29, I don't just see another ...

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