Sustain: What It's Like When the Family Business Is Condoms
Father-daughter founding team Meika and Jeffrey Hollender have built a fair-trade condom company aimed at women in their twenties. This is their grind, hustle and payoff.
What you expect to take 90 days might take 6 months in reality.
When it comes to sales, it's about more than just getting products onto the shelf.
For the founders of Sustain, their passion comes from the opportunity to change the conversation around sex and contraception.
Meika Hollender talks through a typical day in her life as an entrepreneur.
When you're starting up, there's no such thing as a regular schedule.
Make sure you take a proactive approach to problem-solving.
When work and family mix, you can't just walk away.
It's not enough to figure out your mission. You need to take ownership of what you can do.
In a world where many employees hate clocking in, how do you create jobs employees enjoy going to?
Jeffrey Hollender started his first business as a teenager, but his priorities then were wildly different than today.
Even if you're passionate about how your business helps the world, you still need to make money.
When large companies start copying good ideas from small businesses, industry practices begin to shift.
It can be smarter to go for consistent doubles than periodic homeruns.
Jeffrey Hollender shares a very expensive lesson that he learned the hard way.
Jeffrey and Meika Hollender each bring very different skills to the table.