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The Failure Factor Episode 27: Lumion’s Amy Briant And Lisa DeLarco Bonoff on Dealing With – and Learning From – a Painful Cofounder Split

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  Amy Briant and Lisa DeLarco Bonoff are the founders of Lumion, a skincare product line revolutionizing skin health technology. In this episode, Amy shares the story of her painful split from a co-founder in her former venture, and what she learned the hard way. Tune in to hear her advice on protecting yourself legally, […]

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Megan Shares Her Career Journey On The Ellevate Network Podcast

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(From the Ellevate Network podcast show notes) After graduating from a prestigious counseling psychology Masters program, Megan couldn’t seem to land a job and rather than letting her situation get the best of her, she chose to pursue the thing in her life that brought her joy: yoga. In this episode, Megan traces her winding […]

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From Adult Film Star To Founder And CEO: Jessie Andrews’ 5 Tips For Always Being On Top (FORBES)

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Jessie Andrews’ journey into entrepreneurship was anything but traditional. The self-made, multiple fashion-brand founder didn’t finish high school, pursued a career in adult film, toured as an international DJ and producer, and taught herself the ins and outs of the fashion business – all before her twenty-first birthday. Her Bagatiba line quickly became a go-to celebrity favorite – worn by the […]

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Megan On Disordered Eating, Tools For Recovery, & How It All Comes Back To Shame And Perfectionism (Interview With Sarah Anne Stewart)

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My dear, wise friend Sarah Anne Stewart interviewed me on shame & perfectionism and how it relates to body image & disordered eating, anxiety and depression. If you’re interested in my story and my advice for coping (especially this time of year!), tune in (quality is better than thumbnail suggests 😂)!

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Depression, Loneliness, and Risk (Alexa Silvaggio Interviews Megan About Allllllll The Important Things)

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(From Alexa Silvaggio of the Let’s Get Information Podcast): Oh my goodness oh my goodness, Megan and I went IN on this episode.  Megan Bruneau is a remarkable human who truly is the fountain of truth.  She can’t help it.  We talk about overcoming the feelings of intense loneliness, uprooting ones life to follow dreams, body […]

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The Failure Factor Episode 26: Former Adult Film Star Turned Designer Jessie Andrews On Being Fearless And Not Letting The Past Define You

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At 25 years old, Jessie Andrews is the founder and CEO of four successful businesses. Formerly an adult-film star and international DJ/Producer, she’s now also a globally sought-after photographer, in-demand brand builder, and successful model and designer. In this episode, brought to you by Discover LMS, Jessie shares her unconventional journey from dropping out of high school […]

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Overcome ‘Analysis Paralysis’ And Execute On Your Idea – 5 Tips From Ollie Cofounder Gabby Slome (FORBES)

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When you hear the short-story version of why she started Ollie, you might assume Gabby Slome is impulsive. While she and her husband were traveling Columbia, they found themselves being followed – by the dog who would later sit in on our interview at the all-natural, human-grade dog food company’s Flatiron Headquarters (READ MORE).

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The Failure Factor Episode #25: Mark Sisson On Risk-Taking, Resilience, And The Failure That Cost Him $1m

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Mark Sisson is an serial entrepreneur and ex-endurance athlete, turned ancestral health pioneer and New York Times bestselling author. What began as his blog (MarksDailyApple.com) has now become one of the top-rated health and fitness websites, and has led to Mark founding of several companies of “primal” nature: Primal Blueprint, Primal Kitchen, Primal Kitchen Resturaunts, and Primal […]

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I’m a Therapist, I’m Spiritual, and Sometimes I Get Deeply Lonely–Here’s How I Deal (HUFFPOST)

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  Last Sunday I schlepped myself home from a friend’s place at 5:41am. My “I’m going to have one drink!” night turned into a runaway — an outcome I rationalized as necessary coping coming off the heels of hands-down the most traumatic dating experience I’ve had in this city. My usual go-to of Jivamukti and Acoustic Covers […]

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The Failure Factor Episode 23: Sarah Merrill of “Big Kid Problems” on Growing & Monetizing Social Media, Overcoming Fear, And Leaving Your 9-5 Responsibly

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It’s one thing to leave a job you hate to follow your dreams; but what about leaving that “cushy” job that’s not totally terrible?  In this interview, brought to you by Discover LMS, Sarah Merrill of “Big Kid problems” walks Megan through how she traversed this decision in her own life and how she’s made […]

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Meet Megan Bruneau – Growing, Failing And Innovating (We Are LMS)

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If you’re ever stressed and need to look at a calm, reassuring instagram feed, take a look at @meganjbruneau. NYC wonder woman Megan Bruneau’s long list of accomplishments include a successful career as a psychotherapist and hosting the podcast “The Failure Factor” (highly recommend giving it a listen). Her feed displays serene scenic views of British […]

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5 Steps THINX Founder Miki Agrawal Followed To Bounce Back From Adversity (FORBES)

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Believe what you want in the conversation around Miki Agrawal‘s leadership, but there’s no denying she’s an expert in resilience. Known for taboo industry innovation,  controversial subway ads, and a publicly challenging departure from her role as CEO of THINX, she’s appropriately titled her second upcoming book, ‘Disrupt-Her.’ (READ MORE)

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The Failure Factor: Cassandra Bodzak on Scaling The Conscious Personal Brand – Twice

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Cassandra Bodzak is the founder of the online mind-body-soul support community, Aprecity.com,and best-selling author of Eat With Intention. She’s a global meditation and wellness teacher, host of Eat with Intention TV, and former host of ABC’s The Taste. Hear Cassandra’s story on how she successfully built an online community and personal brand alongside the grief of heartbreak […]