Mar 24, 2021
Kara Goldin is
the Founder and CEO of Hint, Inc. and the Author of
Undaunted: Overcoming Doubts
& Doubters. Her
book was written to inspire people to move past their fears and
defy the doubters. She has
been named one of InStyle’s Badass 50, Fast Company’s Most Creative
People in Business, Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs and
EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Northern California.
Kara is also the host of the
podcast Unstoppable, where she interviews founders, entrepreneurs,
and other disruptors across various industries. In this episode,
Kara shares how to not let anyone crush your dreams!
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[9:50] Kara’s first real job was
when she was 14. It was a great learning experience because she was
able to learn about margins, shipping costs, and more.
[13:40] Kara has always been
entrepreneurial. She would often test out services and prices to
figure out what the market wanted and was willing to pay
[19:35] As a busy person, Kara
is ruthless when it comes to her time management.
[25:40] Kara was forced with a
tough decision when it came to her business: To Continue or To
[27:00] When Kara got some tough
feedback about why her product wouldn’t sell, she didn’t go on the
offensive, instead, she leaned in and asked questions.
[30:35] Really watch out for
people who believe, “This is just the way it is.” Chances are
they’re not curious. They are stuck in a cycle.
[35:20] You really aren’t alone
in this journey. However, so many Millennials are feeling alone
[38:15] Kara shares her
definition of what success looks like.
[41:15] Kara’s dad gave her the
best advice: Do not retire. Find something you’re passionate about
and go do it.
[47:15] Kara shares an important
moment in her life that made her learn she could trust herself and
[49:10] When you’re alone with
your thoughts, it provides a lot of clarity on what it is you truly
want vs. what the people in your life want for you.
- “Stay curious.”
- You are always a student looking for
- “I have to be alone to really understand what’s