195 episodes

Kara Goldin, founder and CEO of Hint, sits down with today’s most fascinating entrepreneurs, disruptors, and change-makers for a no-holds-barred discussion of how they overcame long odds on the road to start-up success. Guests such as Guy Kawasaki (Apple, Canva), Julie Bornstein (The Yes, Stitch Fix), Mindy Grossman (WW), and Amy Errett (Madison Reed) share wisdom and anecdotes that will inspire you – and challenge you to think differently about achieving your goals. For more on the podcast as well as updates on all of Kara’s latest ventures, check out karagoldin.com.

The Kara Goldin Show Kara Goldin

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    • 4.8 • 148 Ratings

Kara Goldin, founder and CEO of Hint, sits down with today’s most fascinating entrepreneurs, disruptors, and change-makers for a no-holds-barred discussion of how they overcame long odds on the road to start-up success. Guests such as Guy Kawasaki (Apple, Canva), Julie Bornstein (The Yes, Stitch Fix), Mindy Grossman (WW), and Amy Errett (Madison Reed) share wisdom and anecdotes that will inspire you – and challenge you to think differently about achieving your goals. For more on the podcast as well as updates on all of Kara’s latest ventures, check out karagoldin.com.

    Kaylin Marcotte - Founder and CEO, JIGGY

    Kaylin Marcotte - Founder and CEO, JIGGY

    “I thought maybe there's a business I can build, not just my little hobby.”
    How can you turn a hobby into a full-blown business? Our guest today is Kaylin Marcotte, the founder and CEO of the puzzle company, JIGGY. Kaylin decided to start her business after seeing a whole in the market for a product that she so wanted to see made better -- puzzles. She shares how creating a product out of a passion allowed her to build the incredible business that she has today. Tune in this hump day episode and be inspired on this episode of the #TheKaraGoldinShow
    Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the links below and sending her a quick shout-out on social or reach out to Kara Goldin directly at Kara@drinkhint.com
    Follow Kara Goldin on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin/
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    Check out our website to view show notes: https://karagoldin.com/podcast/194
    List of links to resources mentioned in episode, suggested reading & social media handles:
    Website: https://jiggypuzzles.com/
    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaylin-marcotte/
    Kaylin’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kaylinmarcotte/
    JIGGY’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jiggypuzzles/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/jiggypuzzles

    • 45 min
    Sarah LaFleur - Founder and CEO of M.M. LaFleur

    Sarah LaFleur - Founder and CEO of M.M. LaFleur

    “If you could think of any business to be in, in 2020, it definitely wasn't women's work apparel. And yet that is the business that we have. So it was just a lot of ingenuity.”
    How do you create clothing that is high-quality but still affordable? Our guest today is Sarah LaFleur, founder and CEO of M.M. LaFleur, a terrific women’s clothing company that makes incredible business attire. And how do you pivot quickly when the world decides to work from home? You figure it out. Listen to Sarah’s entrepreneurial journey and lessons she has learned along the way on this inspiring episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow
    Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the links below and sending her a quick shout-out on social or reach out to Kara Goldin directly at Kara@drinkhint.com
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    Check out our website to view show notes: https://karagoldin.com/podcast/193
    List of links to resources mentioned in episode, suggested reading & social media handles:
    Website: https://mmlafleur.com/
    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-miyazawa-lafleur-530ab1a/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sarahmlafleur/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/smlafleur

    • 37 min
    Brian Kelly - Founder and CEO of The Points Guy

    Brian Kelly - Founder and CEO of The Points Guy

    “It's like solving a puzzle where the prize is getting to go to the Maldives for the cost of going to Orlando.”
    How do you travel first class on an economy budget? Today’s episode features our guest, Brian Kelly, Founder and CEO of The Points Guy. Known for generously sharing how to use points to unlock first class travel experiences, Brian shares how his passion for points accidentally turned into a business. This conversation is full of insightful entrepreneurial advice and some great travel tips during the pandemic. Get through this hump day and plan your next vacation with the latest episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow
    Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the links below and sending her a quick shout-out on social or reach out to Kara Goldin directly at Kara@drinkhint.com
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    Check out our website to view show notes: https://karagoldin.com/podcast/192
    List of links to resources mentioned in episode, suggested reading & social media handles:
    Website: https://thepointsguy.com/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thepointsguy/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepointsguy/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ThePointsGuy
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepointsguy/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/thepointsguy/
    Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/talking-points/id1441659097

    • 37 min
    Tiffany Dufu - Founder of The Cru and Author of Drop the Ball

    Tiffany Dufu - Founder of The Cru and Author of Drop the Ball

    “Research shows that we're 90% more likely to achieve a goal if we've communicated that goal to another person.”
    Can dropping the ball be a good thing? Well, today’s guest shows us it can! Tiffany Dufu is the Founder of The Cru, a peer coaching service for women looking to accelerate their personal and professional growth. Tiffany shares why “dropping the ball” and asking for help is so important, especially for busy women, and how a supportive group of peers can help you achieve so much more. Make it a motivational Monday with this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow
    Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the links below and sending her a quick shout-out on social or reach out to Kara Goldin directly at Kara@drinkhint.com
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    Check out our website to view show notes: https://karagoldin.com/podcast/191
    List of links to resources mentioned in episode, suggested reading & social media handles:
    Website: http://tiffanydufu.com/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tiffany-dufu-582089a
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/tiffanydufu
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoSIgKTfYRMmBreoNv_8-aA
    Instagram: http://instagram.com/tdufu
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/tdufu
    Book: http://tiffanydufu.com/drop-the-ball

    • 37 min
    Ashley Sumner - Founder & CEO of Quilt

    Ashley Sumner - Founder & CEO of Quilt

    “People need community, always. We need to feel connected.”
    If you’re looking for self-care in the form of community, look no further! Our guest today is Ashley Sumner, the Founder and CEO of Quilt, a community designed to help people connect, share, and learn with others all over the world. Ashley shares how during the pandemic, she transformed Quilt’s in-person model. Hear more about how this founder developed a business out of her own need for community, her pivots and her amazing entrepreneurial story on this incredible episode now on #TheKaraGoldinShow
    Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the links below and sending her a quick shout-out on social or reach out to Kara Goldin directly at Kara@drinkhint.com
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    Check out our website to view show notes: https://karagoldin.com/podcast/190
    List of links to resources mentioned in episode, suggested reading & social media handles:
    Quilt Website: https://www.beta.wearequilt.com/
    Ashley's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashley-sumner-1686669
    Ashley's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ashleyjsumner/
    Ashley's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ashleyjsumner
     

    • 42 min
    Jill Turnbull - Founder & CEO of Jill Turnbull Beauty

    Jill Turnbull - Founder & CEO of Jill Turnbull Beauty

    “It’s totally important to look at the ingredients and really educate yourself on the real ingredient, not just the big fancy marketing term that they have for it.”
    What does it mean to be an eco-conscious beauty company? Our guest today is Jill Turnbull, founder and CEO of Jill Turnbull Beauty, a line of beauty products leading the charge in sustainable beauty. After 45 years in the beauty industry, Jill saw a gap in the industry that she believes she can fill -- creating products, not just packaging, that are safe for our oceans. This episode is an inspiring story of someone doing a lot of good by creating good. Press play today on this great episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow
    Enjoying this episode of #TheKaraGoldinShow? Let Kara know by clicking on the links below and sending her a quick shout-out on social or reach out to Kara Goldin directly at Kara@drinkhint.com
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    Check out our website to view show notes: https://karagoldin.com/podcast/189
    List of links to resources mentioned in episode, suggested reading & social media handles:
    Website: https://jillturnbull.com/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jillturnbull
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JillTurnbullOfficial/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jill.turnbull/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9cbhhDOoXp49zlI7WTOGWw

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
148 Ratings

148 Ratings

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Love it

Love this podcast, it will be my morning listening routine for now on.💯💯👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾

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As a founder this podcast is clutch!

Wow, this is an excellent podcast! Packed with excellent guests and Kara is an awesome host! I love these stories and strangely enough it reduces the loneliness as a founder to hear these founder stories.

Forget this app ,

Great interview with Melissa Papock

This podcast offers important awareness about skin cancer and tips for entrepreneurs - Thank you Kara Goldin for another amazing interview!

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