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Founder & CEO, Peeled Snacks

A: I was working at a marketing communications agency. I loved the agency and the people I worked with, but I didn’t get along with my boss. He often over-extended the ...

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Partner, Ernst & Young LLP, & EY Americas Inclusiveness Officer

A: One of the greatest career obstacles that I’ve faced (and I know that I’m in good company in having done so!) was overcoming my own uncertainty after starting my first ...

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Mia Bauer

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Founder & Former Chief Creative Officer, Crumbs Bakeshop

A: Opening our first bakery on the Upper West Side in 2003 was the biggest risk my husband, Jason, and I have ever taken. I had no professional baking training and ...

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Rachel P. Goldstein

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President, Agent of Change

A: The only way you will be happy inside and out is if you find your true calling. I studied the Hoffman Process, which underscores this concept, and I find Tony ...

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Cheryl Dorsey/Transitions

President, Echoing Green

A: Human beings have survived because risk aversion turns out to be a pretty good evolutionary strategy. It protected our ancestors from a variety of threats. In today’s world, however, where ...

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Danielle LaPorte

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Author, Danielle LaPorte Inc.

A: I got canned from my own incorporation. Ousted from the company I co-founded. It was grizzly and liberating and divine. It opened the road to creative sovereignty for me. I ...

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