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September 20, 2017

Coca-Cola BlāK

A few years ago, Coca-Cola came out with a new drink that combined coke and coffee. After been carefully crafted, BlāK hit the European market in 2006, before making its way to the United States. It came in either a glass coke bottle with golden hues, instead of the iconic red lines, or an aluminum […]

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September 14, 2017

Bic For Her

Who can forget the most hilarious video of all times, where Ellen DeGeneres educates her daughter on how to properly handle a pen as a woman? The pen, as it turns out, is from the well known company Bic. It is exactly like every other Bic pen except it comes in pink and pastel colours, […]

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June 29, 2017

Olympic Games Specialist

“I’ve had the privilege to volunteer and work in Sport for over 30 years. My consistent goal, to deliver Best in Class operations for teams, be it at the provincial, national or international level. Working with many staff and volunteers, I wanted to ensure people excelled at their job, felt valued and knew they contributed […]

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June 27, 2017

Entrepreneur

“I remember sitting in my parents unfinished basement, my makeshift office. I had already been in business for a year, thinking that I was doing well. I did not have a business degree so I was learning everything as I went. Unfortunately, I had failed to focus my attention on the numbers. When I finally […]

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June 20, 2017

Memory Athlete

“One of the most unexpected (but welcome) things I’ve learnt about memory in the last few years is how selective it is. Specifically, I seem to be the only person who remembers all the times I’ve failed! To offer just a few examples, I almost got kicked out of high school, I got put on […]

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June 15, 2017

TIME’S 100

“My greatest failures are plentiful, though one in particular stands out. I had made the acquaintance of Mr. Hank Greenberg, the former CEO of AIG.  He and his family were kind and generous to me.   I offered to do cutting-edge analysis of his health to see if we could offer some helpful, personalized advice, […]

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June 13, 2017

Singer

“If you fail to plan you plan to fail. This is a lesson I had to learn when I moved out of home for the first time. I was in Sydney, far from my hometown of Adelaide. I had been scraping by for several months, working late at the store and had no money to […]

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June 8, 2017

Video Game Designer

“Failures led me down the path to what has become a 23-year career in video game development. The first was dropping out of University. I was struggling in an environment that was more of a distraction than a motivation. I remember feeling as though I wasn’t smart or capable enough to finish what I started. […]

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October 19, 2016

Tattoo Artist

“I have experienced a lot of failures. You learn that when you lose, you win. Four years ago I worked towards opening my first store in New York City with a family member: we never made it, the store never happened. Bang Bang (Keith McCurdy): Tattoo artist to the stars So I started tattooing in […]

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October 17, 2016

Baker & Blogger

“During my senior year of high school, I fell in love with the University of Pennsylvania. I decided the moment I set foot on campus that this would be my home for the next four years. Confidence bolstered by great SAT scores and an impressive list of extracurricular, I sent the application in and waited […]

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