Rachel Klein, Founder and CEO - Fire Starter Studios
Growth From Failure
by Yinh Hinh
3M ago
This is the story of Rachel Klein, CEO of Fire Starter Studios, a video production company producing a wide range of content from animation to award winning documentaries. In this episode - we cover Rachel's journey: - Producing content at HBO, UFC Prime Time, Showtime and Xbox Studios - The hiccups in starting her own company, Fire Starter Studios - A mission to create unique content in documentary films and animation - What it's like to be the only independent studio to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy in the documentary category (twice) - Why she doesn't make cheap shit! Please enjoy ..read more
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Laurie Wayburn, Co-Founder & President - Pacific Forest Trust
Growth From Failure
by Yinh Hinh
3M ago
This is the story of Laurie Wayburn, Co-Founder and President of Pacific Forest Trust. In this episode, we discuss: - Laurie's journey to Africa and back to California - The origins and her passion for forestry management - Beyond the Trees, a beautiful documentary showcasing why forests are critical to the planet's survival - The overstory and beyond Please enjoy this conversation with the inspiring, Laurie Wayburn. Want to read more about Laurie and her work? Please visit: Pacific Forest Trust: https://www.pacificforest.org/ Beyond the Trees: https://www.beyondthetrees.o ..read more
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Allison Bishop - Computer Scientist, Writer, Comedian. President and Co-Founder, Proof Trading.
Growth From Failure
by Yinh Hinh
6M ago
This is the story of Allison Bishop, an incredible polymath. In this episode, we discuss: - How a failure in creative writing led her down the path to computer science - Real applications of cryptology - Combinatorics (LMGTFY: A branch of math) - Launching Proof Trading - Controlling how you set people's expectations (emotionally and physically) Please enjoy this interview with the delightful, multi-hyphenate: Allison Bishop. Want to read more about Allison? Check out her website: https://www.thecomputersciencecomedian.com/ To learn more about Proof Trading, please visit: https://pr ..read more
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Molly Bloom, Entrepreneur, Speaker, Author
Growth From Failure
by Yinh Hinh
8M ago
This is the story of Molly Bloom.  If you haven't read her book, the fantastic memoir called Molly's Game, go read it immediately! And then watch the movie, Molly's Game, led by the brilliant Aaron Sorkin in his directorial debut. It is an injection of energy, intrigue and ultimately of inspiration. In this episode, we discuss: - Molly's childhood, chasing winters and becoming an incredible competitive skier - Having spinal fusion surgery at the age of 12 - How a frozen pine bough forced her into retirement - Hosting high stakes poker games with the Who's Who of nearly every major industr ..read more
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Nicky Jackson, CEO of RangeMe
Growth From Failure
by Yinh Hinh
8M ago
This is the story of Nicky Jackson, CEO and Founder of RangeMe. In this episode, we discuss: - Her career as a Marketing Executive at Kellogg's, Uncle Toby's, Goodman Fielder, Pepsico and Jim Beam - Developing a baby skincare product for her daughter's eczema - The frustration for creators/founders to connect with retailers - RangeMe's launch in 2013, allowing for suppliers and retailers to connect - What it was like building a platform celebrating it's 10th anniversary that has over 200K suppliers with 1 million products and works with the majority of retailers Please enjoy this interview&nb ..read more
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Jessica Ryan, CEO of All Together Now
Growth From Failure
by Yinh Hinh
8M ago
In this episode, we discuss: - Jessica’s journey from Kansas City, MO - Growing up (unbeknownst to her) as the worst dancer in her group - Creating content at the intersection of technology and live experiences - How the heartbeat of an audience can sync up during live Broadway performances - Recreating the connection and engagement for virtual audiences - Being ruthlessly (and recklessly) herself Please enjoy this conversation with the energizing Jessica Ryan ..read more
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Ellen Fondiler, Business and Career Strategist extraordinaire
Growth From Failure
by Yinh Hinh
11M ago
This is the story of Ellen Fondiler, Business and Career Strategist extraordinaire. In this episode, we discuss Ellen's career journey from: Death Penalty Attorney Bakery owner Documentary filmmaker Non-profit director Podcaster Career and business strategist I am inspired by Ellen's fearless approach to life. We talk about how her curiosity has led to several professional changes, with her values driving her decision-making. I love that Ellen isn't afraid to try new things which ultimately helps her collect more tools in her toolbox for building the life she wants. Please enjoy this inter ..read more
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Emila Damjanovic, Lead Edge Capital
Growth From Failure
by Yinh Hinh
1y ago
This is the story of Emily Damjanovic, Head of Investor Relations at Lead Edge Capital. In this episode, we discuss: - The impact of the Yugoslav Wars during her childhood - Emila's journey from Slovenia to New York City - The curious mindset - How her kind and thoughtful approach led to successful partnerships - What success means to her For more information about Emila and Lead Edge, please visit: https://leadedge.com/ Please enjoy this interview with the wonderful, Carla Gray. Apple | Google | Spotify | Subscribe on Android | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS Feed ..read more
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Carla Gray, Head of Safety and Security - Epic Games
Growth From Failure
by Yinh Hinh
1y ago
Carla Gray, Head of Safety and Security - Epic Games In this episode, we discuss: - Her 2nd grade announcement to work at the Secret Service. - Working at the Secret Service at the age of 22! - White House service - Leading security at Epic Games vs Facebook and Uber - Why good security is invisible Please enjoy this interview with the wonderful, Carla Gray ..read more
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Lan Pham, Founder and CEO of SANG
Growth From Failure
by Yinh Hinh
1y ago
This is the story of Lan Pham, Founder and CEO of the food and beverage brand SANG. In this episode, we discuss: - Lan's incredible journey from Vietnam to Wichita, Kansas - How her single mother with 7 other siblings got separated in various refugee camps and how they reunited! - Genesis behind the Sang brand, starting with a delicious coffee product - The triple meaning behind Sang - Her growth from failure moment Please enjoy this interview with the bright and elegant (sáng and sang), Lan Pham ..read more
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