Undaunted Doers with Kara Goldin

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As Founder & CEO, entrepreneur, keynote speaker, author and mother, today’s guest Kara Goldin wears many hats. Kara founded the flavoured water brand Hint in 2005, and has seen it grow exponentially over the years. She’s also worked at Time Inc., AOL and CNN. With her insatiable drive, how does she do it all? As we find out, it’s curiosity.This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs. When your business is ready to make that next hire, LinkedIn Jobs can help by matching your role with qualified candidates so that you can find the right person quickly. You can pay what you want and get the first $50 off. Just visit linkedin.com/timecrafting to get fifty dollars off your first job post. Terms and conditions apply.
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Talking Points
  • How Kara handles her priorities (5:31)
  • Advice on staying true to your values amidst noise (9:49)
  • The power of asking questions (21:41)
  • The memorable moment of the first Hint sale (27:06)
  • Practising patience (31:20)
Quote"The people that call things an overnight success don’t know the true definition." - Kara Goldin
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