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Sara Story (03:46)


Story says interior design is 20% creativity and 80% business. She discusses her company's success after being featured in Interior Design Magazine and her creative philosophy.

Michael Ugwu (02:46)

Based in Lagos, Ugwu manages Sony operations in West Africa. He has launched digital music platforms and an urban fashion website. The global music industry is evolving with digital markets; see 2015 sales statistics.

Sabrina Tan (02:27)

See global skin care market statistics. Tan discusses starting Skin, Inc. in Singapore. Her company creates custom products tailored for individuals. She is inspiring Asian women to pursue start-ups.

Julie Cottineau (04:39)

A branding expert, Cottineau finds inspiration in Times Square. Brands that stand for something are more memorable. She discusses her experience at Virgin Atlantic and explains how "vomit bag" moments can be used for clever messaging.

Greg Davies-Coleman (03:12)

Davies-Coleman manages a luxury lodge in Botswana's Okavango Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. He discusses recent growth, renewable energy measures, and the attraction of safari experiences.

Ebi Atawodi (05:28)

Uber's Nigerian general manager has a passion for technology; the company has been successful in Lagos. She discusses her leadership style and the local market. Cottineau talks about Uber's branding twist and shares tips for successful branding strategies.

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Passion to Portfolio: Episode 3

Part of the Series : Passion to Portfolio
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A New York interior designer, the General Managers of Uber and Sony in Nigeria, the manager of a global luxury travel brand: just some of the business leaders we profile on Passion to Portfolio. Sara Story launched her interior design company, following a passion that has taken her to the top of her profession. Her work has been featured in Architectural Digest, and in 2011, Elle Decor Magazine named Story one of the "Top 10 to Watch." We hear from Ebi Atawodi, who is steering Uber's exponential growth in Nigeria, and Sabrina Tan, who is changing the face of skincare in Singapore. We'll also feature branding expert, Julie Cottineau. The former VP of Branding at Virgin will offer advice and guidance on how to boost one's personal and business brand, by finding what she calls, the "Twist.”

Length: 23 minutes

Item#: BVL187375

ISBN: 978-1-64623-273-4

Copyright date: ©2016

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