By: Shante Schroeder

Being Comfortable with Being Wrong: How Mistakes Can Drive Success With Owlet CEO Kurt Workman (#018)

November 8, 2018 40 minutes

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[leadership] comes down to who you are and your ability to influence people to do great things.

Welcome to the the 97th Floor Mastermind Interview Series where each week we sit down with one of the makers, thought leaders, and visionaries behind the biggest and/or up-and-coming brands around. We talk about everything from business and marketplace insights to personal journeys and successes, to failures and legacy.

In this episode we’re talking to Kurt Workman, CEO and Co-Founder of Owlet Baby Care, about his own journey to business success. Through personal experiences and insights, Kurt shares how he learned how to turn potential hurdles into valuable educational opportunities.

Show Notes

0:10 About Owlet
2:52 Priorities
5:12 Technology behind Owlet
8:45 Failure
12:10 The startup phase
17:15 Building the company
19:03 Success
23:55 Hiring and firing
28:43 What keeps you up at night
31:15 Pain points with growth
35:55 Kurt’s legacy

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Written by Shante Schroeder on November 8, 2018

Shante is the Director of Marketing & Communications at 97th Floor.

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