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Jessica Alba, Actress and Founder of The Honest Company

Jessica Alba had already become a successful Hollywood actress when she decided to start her own business. She never dreamed it would be so tough to begin. Even though she received many rejections and faced much disbelief in her ability, she persevered. Now her eco-conscious baby products company, The Honest Company is valued at more than a Billion dollars. Jessica takes us to her favorite West Hollywood restaurant, Night + Market to dine on the hottest new Thai restaurant and tell us more about her commitment to eco-friendly, sustainable, and recognizable ingredients and why this company is just the beginning.

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Jessica Alba, Actress and Founder of The Honest Company

Jessica Alba had already become a successful Hollywood actress when she decided to start her own business. She never dreamed it would be so tough to begin. Even though she received many rejections and faced much disbelief in her ability, she persevered. Now her eco-conscious baby products company, The Honest Company is valued at more than a billion dollars.

  • 2019-05-21T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-05-23T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-05-26T15:00:00-07:00
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Howard Schultz, Ceo, Starbucks

There is no more iconic CEO in this country than Howard Schultz. The green and white logo is in 75 countries and 28-thousand stores around the world, but it is the story of how it all started and the lessons learned along the way that is so remarkable. Howard takes us to his favorite Seattle restaurant Mamnoon, a Middle Eastern restaurant known for flavors so good "they'll make you cry." This restaurant is the backdrop for Howard to tell us about the heart and soul of his company and his future mission in the world.

  • 2019-05-28T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-05-30T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-06-02T15:00:00-07:00
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Jason Mayden, Designer, Nike

When Jason Mayden grew up on the South Side of Chicago, he dreamed of being like Michael Jordan. Instead, he went on to design shoes for him. His Nike Air Monarch became the highest grossing shoe of all time. Jason takes us to Giordano's Deep Dish pizza to tell us why this Chicago comfort food staple is also symbolic of why he loves this city and how it fueled his imagination and dreams. Jason's neighborhood is one of the most dangerous in the city yet he believes the perceived negative aspects became strategic advantages for him in business and life.

  • 2019-06-04T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-06-06T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-06-09T15:00:00-07:00
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Leila Janah, Social Entrepreneur, Samasource

She has been named Forbes "30 under 30", Fast Company's "Most Creative People in Business" and Fortune Magazine's "Most Promising Entrepreneurs". Leila Janah started a non-profit with $14,000 she won in a business plan competition. Her goal was to reduce global poverty by putting people into jobs where they could earn a living wage. Her company Samasource does just that.

  • 2019-06-11T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-06-13T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-06-16T15:00:00-07:00
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Jim McIngvale, Philanthropist, Gallery Furniture

When Jim started his mattress business in Houston, Texas he had just $5,000 and a pickup truck. Now, he has amassed a furniture empire through his "wacky ads" and gregarious personality. It was, however, a single act of kindness that thrust him into the international spotlight. During Hurricane Harvey, he opened the doors of all of his stores to displaced residents, earning him local adoration and international cheers. We go with Jim to his favorite Mexican restaurant, Lopez Family restaurant, to eat fajitas and hear the story of how any local businessman can make a tremendous social impact.

  • 2019-06-18T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-06-20T09:30:00-07:00
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