Marie Forleo is an author and entrepreneur who has built one of the fastest growing companies in the country. She’s the founder of MarieTV and B-School, a digital educational program that develops mission-driven entrepreneurs and has helped 44,000 graduates. Her new book "Everything is Figureoutable" comes out on September 10th and is available now for pre-order.
On the couch, Marie explained why she quit her first job on Wall Street to pursue her passion, even when it meant choosing between that and a steady paycheck (6:52). She shared how her journey to confidence came from disciplines as wide ranging as publishing, to bartending, to dance (15:30), and the one thing that makes her tell entrepreneurs to, “wake the eff up” (22:09).
This episode of Skimm’d From the Couch is sponsored by AC Hotels by Marriott.
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