43:48 | Feb 26th, 2018More Details keyboard_arrow_right
During the dot com boom of the late 1990s, Jimmy Wales was running an internet search company. That's when he began to experiment with the idea of an online encyclopedia. In 2001, Wales launched Wikip...Show More
Jimmy is a special dude. Started a company that impacts the life of almost a billion people and kept the site free. 👊🏾
27:16 | Dec 12th, 2016More Details keyboard_arrow_right
In 1973, Yvon Chouinard started Patagonia to make climbing gear he couldn't find elsewhere. Over decades of growth, he has implemented a unique philosophy about business, leadership and profit.
This podcast episode led me to read his book “Let My People Go Surfing”. Chouinard has such an interesting story, personality, and ethics th...Show More
44:52 | Apr 22nd, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
At age 22, Whitney Wolfe helped launch Tinder, one of the world's most popular dating apps. But a few years later, she left Tinder and filed a lawsuit against the company alleging sexual harassment. T...Show More
Some really interesting insights and very valid points on the lack of accountability on the internet and responsibility of us all to talk ab...Show More
31:23 | Jul 3rd, 2017More Details keyboard_arrow_right
We're hard at work planning our upcoming live shows, so we bring you this favorite from the last year: Spanx. At 27, Sara Blakely was selling fax machines and desperate to reinvent her life. So she ca...Show More
One of the best How I Built This episodes was also one of the first. Spanx's Startup story is charming and fun.
1:10:24 | Apr 13thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
Nicolas Jammet and Jonathan Neman met at Georgetown University in 2003 and quickly bonded over their frustration at the lack of healthy food on campus. So during their senior year, along with a third ...Show More
I've been on a podcast freeze lately as I settle into a new routine. I'm so happy that Guy and the HIBT team is taking the recent economic e...Show More
30:00 | Sep 12th, 2016More Details keyboard_arrow_right
At 27, Sara Blakely was selling fax machines and desperate to reinvent her life. So she came up with Spanx — hosiery that eliminates panty lines — and set to work building her business.
Possibly my favorite HIBT episode. I absolutely love this one.
1:16:26 | Feb 3rdMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
When she was working corporate jobs in New York City, Sarah LaFleur hated getting dressed in the morning; the choices in her closet felt overwhelming, many items didn't fit right or wore out too quick...Show More
This girl is so amazing and so inspiring -- especially given how transparent she is about her career struggles. Most entrepreneurs make it s...Show More
57:19 | Aug 12th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
After high school, Marcia Kilgore moved to New York City with $300 in her pocket and no real plan. One step at a time, she became a successful serial entrepreneur. First, she used her high school body...Show More
Sometimes entrepreneurship is just ingrained in your DNA. Listen to the energy of Marcia Kilgore as she describes her journey through openin...Show More