For two Texas business partners, the transition from colleague to mentor was not exactly clear-cut, but they agree it is an optimistic relationship in life and business.
Kristina Modares and Stephanie Douglass, co-founders of Open House Austin, bonded over DIY projects and want to inspire other young Texans to take charge in their lives.
Chris O’Connell and Patty Mills, Australian-born point guard for the San Antonio Spurs, talk about optimism + setbacks.
Leah Fisher Nyfeler and Gilbert Tuhabonye, champion athlete, running coach, and survivor of genocidal violence, talk about optimism + community.
Ramona Flume and Mikaila Ulmer, pint-sized lemonade mogul, talk about optimism + business.
Doyin Oyeniyi and Chelsea Francis talk about optimism + outlook. Francis launched Pass/Fail, a website that looks at failure as a critical part of success.
Mike Hall talks with Lukas and Micah Nelson, the creative sons of Willie, about seeking optimism along the journey.
Katy Lemieux and Rachel Lindsay, Dallas attorney, sports radio host, and former Bachelorette, talk about optimism + hustle.
Paul L. Underwood and Carla Piñeyro Sublett, marketing chief and all-around boss, talk about optimism + leadership.
Saul Elbein and Raj Mankad, an advocate for walkability and safe streets in Houston, talk about optimism + urban design.
Dyar Bentz and Hugo Ortega, James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur, talk about optimism + ambition.
Courtney Cobb and Wes Hurt, founder of Hey Cupcake! and Clean Cause, talk about optimism + addiction.
Dyar Bentz and Cruz Ortiz, artist and founder of Snake Hawk Press, talk about optimism + creativity.