Vicky Tsai, Founder of Tatcha: "If I keep doing what I’m doing, there is a 100% chance that I’ll be unhappy. If I try something new, theres a 50% chance I’ll be unhappy."
Vicky Tsai is the founder of Tatcha Beauty Products, which will soon be celebrating its 10th anniversary. Beauty goes beyond skin-deep for Vicky, as the brand also has a strong philanthropic mission of promoting literacy and education for girls in Asia & Africa. In this episode, Vicky talks about how she was willing to give up her financial security (4:28), how taking a big risk actually made perfect sense (12:08), and why she turned down acquisition & financing offers year after year as a values-driven company (27:19).This episode of Skimm’d From the Couch is sponsored by AC Hotels by Marriott.
Sarah Kauss, CEO of S'well: "I thought my business idea needed to be huge. I didn't think I could just make a better water bottle."
Brittany Snow, Actress: "It's just doing the work and getting in there."
About The Show
theSkimm's co-founders and co-CEOs, Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, started their company from a couch. Now they’re bringing it back to one, and inviting powerful female leaders to sit down and chat about everything from celebrating career wins to the worst advice they've ever received. It’s an inside look at what it’s really like on the road to success. No BS, no sugarcoating.