Stress happens. In the time of coronavirus and even the looming election, entrepreneurs could be…
Life long entrepreneurship is an approach I’ve been learning more about the last few years.
This week’s guest, Alyssa Rapp, is the perfect example of this.
Throughout her career, Alyssa Rapp has not been afraid to ask,
From training as a competitive gymnast to advising startups and running companies, Alyssa has always been used to working her tail off and looking ahead. By the time she added parenthood to the list, she quickly discovered the need to “hack” the system – find ways to work more efficiently, productively, and achieving at least episodic balance.
Alyssa Rapp Leadership & Lifehacks From A Mom & Entrepreneur
Alyssa fell in love with her first entrepreneurial idea while studying at Stanford Business School, and, for the better part of the next decade, ran an e-commerce business called Bottlenotes. Partway through the journey, Bottlenotes pivoted, transforming into a leading digital media company in the US wine industry. From 2015-2017. Alyssa advised startups and private equity-backed companies alike through AJR Ventures; she also taught a course at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business on the Global Dynamics of the Wine Industry.
In 2017, Alyssa and her family decided to move to Chicago where, as of of January 2018, Alyssa was named the CEO of Surgical Solutions by private equity firm Sterling Partners. Within six months, she was named one of Crain’s Chicago’s “Notable Women in Health Care” and made the list for the second year in a row in 2019. Within the same year the company made the 2019 Top 50 Healthcare Companies and Top 100 Leaders in Healthcare.
She is the author of “Leadership and Life Hacks: Insights from a Mom, Wife, Entrepreneur & Executive”
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