How this Founder and Former Louis Vuitton Executive is Reenvisioning <b>Retail</b> | RetailTechPodcast

How this Founder and Former Louis Vuitton Executive is Reenvisioning Retail

Alston shared with me how she's reenvisioning retail, how she mustered up the courage to leave the corporate world, her perspective on consumerism, the challenges of getting to market fit, and more. A fellow founder asked her: how do you know when it's time to leave your job? Her answer: you need to do the math. For me, this meant confronting exactly how much I was willing to personally invest to make the business real, and based on a financial model, how much time that would give me to make it successful. One of the biggest learnings I've discovered is how language confines us. I'm continually trying to figure out and iterate on how to simplify our core messaging to convey what we do to people, more quickly. Gilbert: How have you grown the most since making the leap into entrepreneurship? Since launching my business I've realized just how deeply ingrained our notions of success are tied to outcome. Read more