In episode #128 of You Leading You, Kenneth “Hap” Klopp, founder and former CEO of North Face, serial entrepreneur, and board member of many entrepreneurial ventures, has a chat about his history with one of outdoor livings most popular brands, to helping today’s up and coming brands become successful. A fantastic mix of purpose, passion and experience, Hap shares his stories of success and some of the stumbles along the way.
Today Hap shares:
How Founding Principles Have Brought Success, While Having A Deeper Purpose!
Why Building A Brand That Endures Involves Passion!
How Hap Has Leveraged His Experience With Todays Entrepreneurs!
Why Overnight Success Takes A Long Time!
Hap achieves his You Leading You Moment by:
Making sure he has a vision of where he is going and what he wants to do. As they used to joke at North Face, “It’s not the mountain that wears you down, it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.” The larger goal put in front of someone, especially when it is combined with a larger passion, is the best driving force.
Reach Hap at:
Amazon: Almost: 12 Electric Months Chasing A Silicon Valley Dream co-written by Brian Tarcy
Facebook: Almost Page
LinkedIn: Hap Klopp