What does it take to build one of the largest online retailers in the world, and what can we all learn from the woman who did? Join Laura Gassner Otting as she hosts this episode of LGOtv with special guest, Loren Ridinger.

Loren Ridinger is the Co-Founder & Senior Executive Vice President of internet retailing giant Market America | SHOP.COM. On her spare time, you can find her wherever her daughter and grandchildren are.

Loren Ridinger – People Lover, Therapist, Motivator.

0:00 Intro

1:45 “But Dad….I’m afraid of flying”

4:51 My first magic moment – I’m either going to authentically be me, or I’m going to become someone else that someone wants me to be

6:15 I knew I wanted to break out and be different

9:20 “Follow your passion” is the new “LIVE-LAUGH-LOVE”

10:39 It’s easier to succeed than people think it is

11:10 Failure is not finale it’s fulcrum

13:42 It’s not just about the hard work, it’s about the sacrifice

16:08 If I cut you out of my life, you’ve given me the scissors

22:38 Don’t make decisions based on your past

24:00 I’ll be happy when…

26:41 ” What do you mean people going to shop online someday??” – 1992

30:30 The burden of your potential

31:16 Don’t escape your Wonderhell, embrace it!

33:04 While we have momentum, we can’t stop what we’re doing

36:11 Getting from 1 billion to 5 billion

42:42 Get obsessed with the process

46:02 How do you decide who to bring on the boat?

55:53 I’m not your identity of who I am.

58:58 Find their greatness, that’s what makes you great.






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