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In his mid-30s, Ray Zinn was given a tough piece of advice by his boss - he wasn't cut out for a big company so he should go figure out what else he could do. Ray left with no idea what came next. He went on to become an inventor, entrepreneur, investor, angel, bestselling author, philanthropist and the longest serving CEO of a publicly traded company in Silicon Valley. His insights are golden and his legacy will be a tough act to follow.

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Gems often lie in the rubble of large corporations. Mariah Chase became the CEO to lead the turnaround of Eloquii, a fashion brand for plus size women The Limited had shut down. Eloquii had a readymade niche - the plus size woman who lacked fashionable clothes because fashion is a mode of self expression for every single one of us. Mariah's insights on turning around a brand by written off as dead by staying focused on customer need are essential learnings.

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Blair Breitenstein (@blairz) is a New York based artist who partners with and is inspired by the fashion and beauty industry. Through social media, an Etsy shop and her own website, Blair has built a portfolio which includes some of the most prestigious names in fashion like YSL beauty (@yslbeauty), Caroline Herrrera (@carolinaherrera), Glamour Spain and Marc Jacobs (@marcjacobs).

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As Zoe Barry watched a seriously ill relative get worse from delayed access to a life-saving drug, she saw an acute problem with the healthcare bureaucracy that needed solving. In her mid 20s, Zoe embraced what she didn't know and threw herself into starting and growing ZappRx. After selling her 1st company, Zoe is on to her second startup while she races cars and helps first time women founders on the side. Hear her fascinating story and invaluable lessons in this episode.

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Tabban Soleimani channeled the helplessness and vulnerability she felt after a near death experience to transform her approach to her art. Tabban is a visual problem-solver working at the intersection of art and design, her distinctive style has landed her a diverse range of clients and collaborations with likes of Nike and the City of Toronto. Tabban treats every interaction and opportunity for research as a launchpad - listen to her compelling story.

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Vanessa Cornell had always done everything everyone had expected of her.  In the midst of entering her mid-life and raising five children, Vanessa reflected on her “picture-perfect” life and found herself desperately lonely, detached and numb. With a strong will to give up everything she had been conditioned to learn and remove the masks of perfection she'd worn since childhood, Vanessa embarked on an inner journey that allowed her to find her truth, purpose and happiness. Knowing she was not alone in wanting more deep connection and true community, Vanessa sought to create NUSHU Society, a wellness collective that serves not only as a safe, healing space for women to share their own truths, but as an opportunity for evolution, growth, curiosity, and exploration.

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Some of the most pivotal moments in life are about someone else seeing potential in us when we don’t see it in ourselves. Ubah Hassan (@ubah) immigrated to Canada from Africa when she was 7 and came to New York after being scouted to be a model at 18. Ubah’s a model, activist and entrepreneur living up to the values she learned from her Somalian family and walking her own unique path. Listen to her story and her universal wisdom in this episode.

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Elliot Ackerman followed his innate fascination with the military to enlist and serve several tours of duty in service of the United States. He was awarded Bronze and Silver stars and a Purple Heart but he knew he would have to reinvent himself for civilian life. Anchored by his military experiences, Elliot became a writer and his book Dark at the Crossing was a National Book Award Finalist. Listen to Elliot tell us how he's hitting it out of the park during this second act of his career in this wonderful episode 45. Learn more about Elliot Ackerman at http://elliotackerman.com/.

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Work and jobs are in a fundamental structural transition and pivoting has never been more important or more accessible. At the age of 43, Amy Chu made her leap from consulting and business to become a comic book writer. Her story was so inspiring, Sara Bliss profiled Amy for her book, Take the Leap. In this wonderful conversation, Amy shares the learnings from her experience which Sara contextualizes within the broader shifts in work and careers that affect every one of us irrespective age or profession. Subscribe to The IdeaMix Radio and stay tuned for our weekly episodes.

On The IdeaMix Radio we speak with entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, career changers, experts and enthusiasts for insider tips that help you build the life, business, and career you want.

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Roze Traore's childhood was a diversity of cultural experiences he channeled to inspire his starting point but his starting point was never going to limit the organic evolution of his interests and career moves. Roze launched his own career as a celebrity chef after working at Michelin starred Eleven Madison Park and started a career as an IMG model in parallel. Roze pushes himself to achieve in everything he undertakes - learn how he achieves his best self, journey and goals.

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