Building Gravitas and Catalyzing Confidence with Lisa Sun

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When we tie so much of our happiness to [the] brass ring… It really just keeps us even more insecure and more overachieving.”Lisa Sun

In this episode of Entreprenista, we sit down with fashion entrepreneur Lisa Sun, founder and CEO of Gravitas New York, a lifestyle and apparel company that’s revolutionizing the concept of shapewear. Lisa is also the best selling author of Gravitas: The 8 Strengths That Redefine Confidence, a book that aims to teach women to own their power. Learn how Lisa developed her entrepreneurial spirit, how her experience in the corporate world prepared her for entrepreneurship, and how she deals with the toxic cycle of dissatisfaction and overachievement. Lisa’s mission for Gravitas is to catalyze confidence—tune in to hear exactly how she’s elevating women and helping them see themselves in a whole new light. 

We talk about: 

  • The advantages to growing up as a first generation American (01:56)
  • Climbing the corporate ladder as an Taiwanese-American woman  (04:37)
  • The push it takes to make the leap into entrepreneurship (13:39)
  • Lisa’s 8 strengths that redefine confidence (22:48)
  • The importance of validating others (34:17) 
  • Embracing and accepting that you will make mistakes (45:04)

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