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."
Sarah Kauss is the founder & CEO of S'well. With a product that is beautiful, sustainable, and charitable, Sarah is on a mission to reduce single-use plastic worldwide. In this episode, Sarah talks about the characteristic she harnessed to start her company (8:23), how to shift away from viewing people in your industry as competitors (13:28), and why you can’t always keep your big idea to yourself (28:55). This episode of Skimm’d From the Couch is sponsored by AC Hotels by Marriott.We're taking a break next week and will be back with an all new season of SFTC episodes beginning October 9.
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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."
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.