Jessica Eggert (Founder & CEO at LegUp) on redefining success, creating a category, and saying yes
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On this episode of The Built in Seattle Podcast, I talked with  Jessica Eggert, CEO & Founder at LegUp (

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Episode Highlights

  • Making a 15-year life plan and why it doesn’t work.
  • Entering the workforce at 19 while hiding her age.
  • Moving forward without knowing what success looks like.
  • How she learned to say "yes" and open to possibilities. 
  • How solving her own problems and wining it led to a business.
  • Why she kept asking "let's see what this can be."
  • Realizing she was solving the wrong problem.
  • The challenges defining and naming a category.
  • Developing company values toward diversity.
  • Recruiting people from outside tech.
  • Why Convoy is her Seattle business role model
  • Why Rebekah Bastian & Ben Gilbert are her Seattle leadership role models.

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