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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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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.

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New ideas constantly cross our desk but it's up to us to understand when to pull the trigger on the match between passion and ability. Steve Sadove is the former Chairman/CEO of Saks Fifth Avenue and Chair of the National Retail Federation. Steve led brands and retailers through a period of total transformation as consumer knowledge and habits changed very fundamentally. Steve serves on a number of corporate and non-profit boards including Colgate Palmolive, Aramark, Movado and Americares. Listen to how Steve made some radical pivots throughout his career to further his own learning, skills and leadership, realizing the importance of people and mentorship along the way in this episode 40.

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Entrepreneurship has long been part of the zeitgeist in the for-profit world, but Tara Abrahams honed her entrepreneurial skills in the non-profit world, building and leading a number of grassroots impact organizations. She’s worked with Girls Who Code and The Obama Foundation's recently launched Girls Opportunity Alliance and led both The Girl Project at Glamour Magazine and Girl Rising. When Tara came across She's the First and VOW, her skills and experience collided with her passion for women's issues. Tara served as the managing director of VOW, which seeks to end child marriage around the world, and is currently the board chair at She’s the First, which works to ensure that girls are educated, respected and heard. Tara recently joined Arabella Advisors to support philanthropists in moving from idea to impact. Learn how Tara was able to apply her MBA to thinking about her career and non-profit mission and impact.

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