Kim Kaupe: Set Your Goal But Don’t Be Married To It

Kim Kaupe is the co-founder & CEO of The Superfan Company, a company that creates one-of-a-kind products and programs for entertainers, brands, and celebrities. She was featured on ABC’s hit show Shark Tank and secured offers from 4 out of 5 sharks.

Kim never set out to found her own company. She had her eyes set on magazines from a young age. She was ready to leave the job she didn’t enjoy and ask her previous employer for her old job back when a friend started telling her about an idea she had been thinking about.

In this episode, we chat about:

  • What life skills Kim learned from being an only child
  • Her childhood growing up in southern Florida
  • The impact her parents had on her life and her success
  • How her competitive nature plays into what she does
  • How sports was a shaping factor in her life and the life skills she learned from them
  • Why sports are great for learning self discipline, communication skills, teamwork instead of a textbook
  • One of the big mistakes she made in her career
  • How she thinks about the worst case scenario
  • The importance of becoming comfortable with change
  • Her desire to help others through the same struggles she went through

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