The Brave Ones charts the rise of some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs through intimate one-on-one interviews. Each episode looks at the trajectory of their success to date and explores what makes these individuals ‘brave’ – from their determination to their ability to embrace setbacks.
Daymond John’s life as an entrepreneur began as a child, handing out flyers for $2 an hour. Over a dozen small businesses later, he epitomizes the American dream. What CNBC discovered was a family home that encouraged and supported his entrepreneurial spirit and ambition — crucial to his success. Also, find out what drives John to share his knowledge and expertise, including his role as a serial investor on the “Shark Tank” series.
Many things have been written about British entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist Richard Branson. But when CNBC got the opportunity to interview him on his innate sense of entrepreneurship and innovation, they discovered how resilient one must be to succeed — from his dyslexia to his defiance of critics when launching cutting edge companies such as Virgin Atlantic. This and more from the producers who sat down with Branson, and the people closest to him.
When CNBC producers set off to Paris to interview Bernard Arnault, chief executive of LVMH, they discovered a company that is more than just a multi-billion dollar luxury conglomerate.
Through a unique fundraiser called the Global Citizen Festival, Hugh Evans raises funds and awareness of extreme poverty, with the goal of improving the lives of a billion people in the next decade. Listen to the incredible reunion between Hugh and Sonny Boy, the friendship that kicked it all off.
When CNBC producers set out to profile legendary journalist and editor Tina Brown, they encountered more than they expected, including conversations with presidential photographer Harry Benson, The New Yorker’s editor David Remnick and notable actress Meryl Streep.