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September 1, 2020 44 min

There are many ways to finance your business and if you've gone to a bank lately you may find that channel is not one of them. That's why you may want to consider 'bootstrap financing", but it takes a certain approach to living and working to make it successful.My guest to share her successful journey doing this since 2012 is Ilana Ben-Ari, a dynamic innovator. She is the founder of Twenty-One Toys, and behind the internationally acclaimed Empathy Toy.

Ilana's stories are engaging and relevant for any entrepreneur looking to grow at the speed of purpose. And you won't want to miss our conversation about the Pay and Wait Business Model.


  • How curiosity, humility and chutzpah is the foundation for success
  • Empathy does not mean nice.  It is the imaginative act of looking at the world from different perspectives that aren't your own and deeply understanding it all
  • Empathy is a skill that can be taught, and it is needed now more than ever
  • You invent your own luck. Ilana's approach to that
  • It will get easier. Kind of....
  • Celebration and insight to a successful move to an on-line format from a purely live and in person model
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