Episode 136: Defying The Doubters w/ Kara Goldin

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In this Something Extra episode, you’ll find out why Founder and CEO of Hint Inc., Kara Goldin, calls herself an accidental entrepreneur and author. You will also walk away with the biggest factor in success, the value of taking risks, and how you will benefit from defying the doubters in your life. 

Bio: Kara Goldin is the Founder and CEO of Hint, Inc., best known for its award-winning Hint® water, the leading unsweetened flavored water. She has received numerous accolades, including being named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Northern California, one of InStyle’s 2019 Badass 50, Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business, WWD Beauty Inc.’s Feel Good Force and Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs. The Huffington Post listed her as one of six disruptors in business, alongside Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg.

Previously, Kara was VP of Shopping and Ecommerce at America Online where she helped lead the growth of its shopping and ecommerce business to over a $1 billion in revenue. She is an active speaker and writer and, in 2017, she launched Unstoppable with Kara Goldin, a podcast where she interviews founders, entrepreneurs and disruptors across various industries. Kara’s first book, Undaunted, published by Harper Leadership.

Kara lives in the Bay Area with her family.

Kara’s Something Extra: You need to pay attention to your own curiosity, desire to do what you feel like doing, and don’t get caught up in the fact that you’ve been doing the same thing for twenty years. That’s the time you have to go a take a risk. 

Links and Mentions: Please follow Kara on her website at www.karagoldin.com and on all social channels @KaraGold

– Lisa Nichols, Host
– Scott Crosby, Executive Producer
– Daniel Williams, Recording Engineer