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There were times when Maria McCool, CEO & Co-Founder of Calista Tools, felt like an imposter. “Who was I to be here,” she thought. She didn’t have a college degree, she wasn’t an entrepreneur or so she thought. What she did have was a passion. So 1,200,000 mil products sold via QVC, 1,500,000 mil products sold via infomercials and one of the leading Hair Brands in the U.S., later, she wants to help people move past those “imposter syndrome” thoughts and find their own power.
In Part 1 of this entrepreneur feature, Maria discusses Why her brand is about being in service, Why her ideas come from clients, What Beauty Brave means, How it all started when she was 14 years old, Why the key to success is a willingness to fail, Why you have to make failure mean something, How to deal with Imposter Syndrome, What separates entrepreneurs from everyone else, Why risk could be fun, When taking risks ask lots of questions, and What happened the first time she was on QVC, and much more.
Join us while Ramon Vela interviews Maria in Part 1 of this episode and listen to her share the inside story of a brand.
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