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Wonder Women Entrepreneurs! This is the place to join conversations with thought leaders who amaze, astonish and inspire you. Listen each week as entrepreneur and host Kalika Yap explores the challenges, wisdom and breakthroughs of extraordinary people. (An Entrepreneurs’ Organization production)

Featured guests include:
Lisa Sugar, cofounder of POPSUGAR
Toni Ko, founder of NYX Cosmetics
Devin Alexander, celebrity chef and nutrition expert who appears on "The Biggest Loser"

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Aug 10, 2021

Meet Lou Elliot Cysewski, former Army nurse and veteran-turned entrepreneur. Lou is the founder and CEO of Coolperx, “the world’s first and only Social Purpose corporate gifting agency.” Coolperx strives to build lasting relationships with its clients through sustainable and socially responsible merchandise. Listen in as Lou shares her experience switching from being an Army nurse into the world of entrepreneurship.

Timestamped show notes
01:18 - Beginning of her journey
03:12 - First day as an entrepreneur
07:15 - The jump to entrepreneurship
11:45 - Joining EO
12:38 - Challenges
16:25 - Internal control
22:12 - Making the same mistake twice
32:52 - Handing off managerial duties
34:48 - Flexibility
39:37 - Advice for upcoming entrepreneurs
46:06 - Sustainability
49:12 - Visit!


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