Ep 97 – Vulnerability Is Strength
Ep 97 - Vulnerability Is Strength
Admitting our weaknesses can be intimidating. But as Vanessa Stofenmacher reveals, the only way to truly grow is to embrace vulnerability. In this episode, Vanessa shares her incredible story on how vulnerability shaped her career, and how we can get better at taking risks. Vanessa is the founder of Vrai & Oro, a thriving Los Angeles based fine-jewellery company, and a Forbes 30 under 30 listee.
No matter who you are, opening up to others can be scary.
No one knows this more than Vanessa Stofenmacher.
After being confronted with a huge fork in the road, Vanessa took a bold chance on herself and entered the world of business. After all, if there’s no risk, there’s no reward.
Now, Vanessa is the founder of Vrai & Oro, a successful fine-jewellery company in Los Angeles, with a focus on high quality, direct-to-consumer pieces. In its second year, it was successfully acquired by Silicon Valley solar tech company, Diamond Foundry.
In this episode, Vanessa shares how embracing vulnerability shaped her career and how we can get better at taking risks.
Vanessa Stofenmacher is the co-founder of Vrai & Oro, a Los Angeles based fine jewellery company. In its second year, it was successfully acquired by Silicon Valley solar tech company, Diamond Foundry. In 2017, Vanessa was honoured on the Forbes 30 under 30 Art and Style List.
How to embrace your personality in all the right ways [7:55]
Vanessa’s advice on taking the leap of faith to start something new [16:25]
The opportunity in questioning the norm and pivoting your path [29:00]