Ep 98 – The Comparison Trap
Ep 98 - The Comparison Trap
All of us are guilty of falling into the comparison trap. Even the entrepreneurs you see on the Forbes 30 under 30 list. But, as Laura Colagrande reveals, the only way out is by focusing on our own journey. Tune in to hear how Laura navigated her solo move to America, and how we can nip comparison in the bud. Laura is the co-founder of Chippin and a 2020 Forbes 30 under 30 listee.
When the going gets tough, it’s easy to compare ourselves to others. But in order to move forward, we need to focus on our own lane.
Laura Colagrande is intimately familiar with the challenges that come with pursuing your dreams. After immigrating to the U.S with nothing but a suitcase, Laura had to work three jobs to pay off her school fees, and overcome many obstacles alone.
But through it all, Laura never let her circumstances (or others) stop her from achieving her goals. By setting her sights firmly on her unique path, Laura was able to overcome comparison and work her way to the top.
Now, Laura is the co-founder of Chippin, the world’s most sustainable pet food. By focusing on her own personal growth, alongside her co-founder Haley, Laura successfully built Chippin into the phenomenal company it is today.
In this episode, Laura reveals how she navigated the tough times and how we can appreciate our own unique journey.
Laura Colagrande is the co-founder of Chippin, the world’s most sustainable pet food. In 2020, Laura was also recognised on the Forbes 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneurs List for her efforts in creating a more sustainable world.
Laura’s advice on how to navigate tough times [17:55]
How to build the courage to go after your passion [24:48]
The early days of Chippin and finding the right co-founder [31:11]