Today we have Kara Goldin, founder of San Francisco based Hint Inc. Hint products can be found at places like Whole Foods, Starbucks, and many more locations because they produce one of the leading brands of unsweetened flavored waters and their products include Hint Water, Hint Fizz, Hint Kick and even Hint Sunscreen. Hint Water is flavored only with natural fruit, without unnecessary additives and sweeteners and even has zero calories. Since its launch in April 2005, Hint has grown to an estimated $90 million beverage company.

 

 

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • [1:10] Jeremy introduces his guest, Kara Goldin.
  • [2:30] What caused Kara to go on the journey of changing the beverages she drinks?
  • [10:00] Early attempts to create Hint Water.
  • [12:30] Impossible challenges that Kara overcame.
  • [15:30] How did Kara get her product into Whole Foods?
  • [27:00] Kara talks about developing Hint Sunscreen.
  • [35:00] Launching Hint Water in the New York marketplace.
  • [41:00] Consumer advocacy and providing a product that connects with cancer patients.

In this episode…

Did you know that different drinks you consume can have an impact on your health? It’s true! Whether you drink coffee, tea, soda, or energy drinks, depending on the volume and frequency, you can expect various changes in your overall health. Are your drinking habits healthy or could they use a reevaluation? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from business leader and entrepreneur, Kara Goldin. In her conversation with Jeremy, Kara opens up about her personal health journey, her initial attempts at creating Hit Water, how she got her product onto the shelves of Whole Foods, why she developed Hit Sunscreen, and so much more! Don’t miss a minute of this informative and engaging episode featuring Kara!

Can you imagine getting the news that you the only way to address your recent health challenges is to start taking strong prescription drugs? How would you respond? Would you take the news at face value or would you do your own research before you took the plunge? In Kara Goldin’s case, she wanted to try making changes to her diet before she took the risk of subjecting her body to powerful medications. This decision led Kara to try different drinks to replace her strong addiction to soda and other sugary beverages. The results were shocking, she noticed a huge transformation and became passionate about helping others experience the health breakthrough she had discovered. Learn more details about Kara’s journey on this episode of Inspired Insider!

When was the last time you took on a challenge that others had deemed impossible? Have you considered what common assumptions could be holding you and others in your industry back from massive breakthroughs and successes? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from innovator and business leader Kara Goldin. As Kara sought to create a drink that tasted good, included fruit juice, and avoiding preservatives and added sugar, she was continually told she was trying to accomplish the impossible by beverage industry insiders. Determined to achieve the impossible, Kara found a way to beat the odds and create the product of her dreams. Discover what you can learn from Kara’s impressive journey on this episode!

One of the best tools that a business leader can have in their toolbelt is boldness. Would you consider yourself bold? How can a leader’s boldness help a business stand out and make an impact on the marketplace? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from Kara Goldin as she shares how her boldness enabled her to get Hint Water on the shelves at Whole Foods. While it wasn’t easy, Kara was confident that there would be more consumers, like her, who were looking to try different drinks that would reduce their sugar consumption. When she presented this information to Whole Foods, they were willing to give her product a chance. Learn more about Kara and how her boldness helped her market Hint Water on this exciting episode!  

Isn’t it amazing how one really good idea can have the ability to spark additional creative ideas? When was the last time you had a good idea that continued to inspire you? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from innovator and entrepreneur Kara Goldin. While most of Kara’s creative focus had been on developing and marketing Hint Water, should couldn’t help herself when the idea came to apply her same approach to developing a safe and effective sunscreen. To hear Kara’s passion for advocating for consumers and producing high-quality products that can make a difference in their lives is really encouraging. Learn more about Kara and Hint products on this powerful episode!

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