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Make The Most of Every Day and Be Undaunted with Kara Goldin, Founder & CEO, Hint, Inc.

There are moments in our lives, when our belief in what is possible intersects with the unknown and we have to make a choice on which path to take. Embracing new opportunities can feel scary at times and we can feel frozen with fear, afraid to move forward. In this week’s HerCsuite™ Radio interview with Kara Goldin, Founder and CEO of Hint, Inc. we discover how to not let fear be thing that stop us.

Kara built her career by opening her own doors. Starting with her first job after graduating from college to becoming the CEO of Hint, Inc., she shares how she overcame ‘doubts, doubters’ and remained ‘undaunted’.

You are invited to listen to this very special interview with Kara Goldin, where she shares how solving challenges along her career path was the inspiration behind hint water.

Highlights from the Interview:

Make the Most of Every Day

  • Don’t be afraid to educate people at all levels about your organization.
  • Show how human you are, build a relationships, people will remember you.
  • Ask yourself “what is the worst thing that can happen?” and seize every opportunity even if the outcome isn’t exactly what you expected.

Reach Out – Pick Up the Phone

  • Stand out by calling a person instead of emailing or texting.
  • You have to know your story, before making a call to share who you are and what you do.
  • Send a hand-written letter as a thank you note.
  • If you admire someone, learn as much as you can and share your knowledge about them. It will make you unique.

How to Keep Going

  • Try in any situation, when something doesn’t go the way you think it would, to “always give the best you can”.
  • “When you fear something…you freeze.” Look for ways to get out of an unexpected situation.
  • Watch and observe when the doors are going to be open. Be ready to walk through them.
  • Ask yourself-‘what have I learned?’ after an unexpected situation didn’t turn out the way you imagined.
  • Recognize even if something ends, there is a lot of good that can come out of it.

Learn from Your Experiences

  • Kara shared how when Starbucks shifted direction, she had to think quickly.
  • Today, Kara looks at past experiences, as places ‘where you get better’.

I am beyond grateful to have had this incredible interview with Kara Goldin, and want to thank Pat Hedley for introducing us!

Kara Goldin is the Founder and CEO of Hint, Inc., best known for its award-winning Hint water, the leading unsweetened flavored water. Podcast: The Kara Goldin Show

She has received numerous accolades, including being named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Northern California and one of InStyle’s 2019 Badass 50.  Previously, Kara was VP of Shopping Partnerships at America Online. She hosts the podcast The Kara Goldin Show.  Her first book, Undaunted: Overcoming Doubts and Doubterswas released October 2020 and is now a WSJ and Amazon Best Seller.  Kara lives in the Bay Area with her family.

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Natalie Benamou
Founder, CEO 
Herpower2 Lead | HerCsuite™ Platform | HerCsuite™ Radio Podcast Host 

Natalie founded Herpower2 Lead to create products that empower women to make lasting impacts today and into the future. She takes a ‘serve first’ approach to life and has applied this principle throughout her career, serving in leadership positions in business as well as non-profit organizations.

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