“The Path Redefined is an honest and candid overview of how Lauren has forged her brand and what it takes for a forward-looking individual to build success on their own terms. This book will inspire anyone from a college graduate just building out their career to a seasoned executive seeking a passion pivot. It’s important for entrepreneurs to build for their future every day, and with this book, Lauren has done just that. Brava!”—Morin Oluwole, Luxury Client Partnerships Lead, Facebook and Instagram
Success isn’t about climbing over colleagues or climbing the corporate ladder; it’s about the ability to rise to your full potential and tackle challenges with enthusiasm. In today’s career climate, you have to be innovative and ambitious and capitalize on your personal talents.
The Path Redefined: Getting to the Top on Your Own Terms shows you how to achieve the highest levels of success and satisfaction in business and in life by tapping into the essence of what makes you unique. You can reach the pinnacle of your work and personal lives, faster and more independently than you ever imagined possible—on your own terms.
In The Path Redefined, serial entrepreneur Lauren Maillian shares the lessons and tactics that rocketed her to the top of three completely different fields—all before she reached the age of 30. Using her extensive experience as a successful business owner, venture capitalist, and startup advisor, Lauren explains in easy-to-understand terms how to reinvent yourself and plan for success, all while embracing failure but learning from your mistakes.
Including advice and lessons from some of the nation’s most successful entrepreneurs and business executives, The Path Redefined will become an indispensable tool to maximize your full potential without compromising who you truly are.Read an Excerpt
Lauren Maillian is a former model turned serial entrepreneur; she is the Founder and CEO of LMB Group, a strategic marketing and advisory company, is a Founding Partner at Gen Y Capital Partners, and is the author of the instant bestselling business memoir, The Path Redefined: Getting To the Top On Your Own Terms. Most recently, Lauren has brought her trademark personality and passion for entrepreneurship to television as co-star of the new startup focused reality TV show, Quit Your Day Job, on Oxygen (NBCU).
She has spoken at prestigious institutions including Harvard University, Columbia University, the S.C. Johnson School of Management at Cornell University and the University of Virginia. She is on the advisory board of Digital Undivided, CoSign, and LIQS. Lauren judges the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship’s (NFTE) business plan competition and the incoming classes of Start Up Chile, an incubator program in support of entrepreneurship sponsored by the Chilean Government. She is an active advisor to several startups including the Levo League and the Pipeline Fellowship.
Lauren’s work has been featured in national media outlets including Forbes, American Express OPEN Forum, Interactive ONE, Sirius XM Radio, 1010 WIN’s, HuffPost LIVE, UPTOWN Magazine, CNBC’s Nightly Business Report, MSNBC, FOX 5, CBS New York, Business Insider, Fast Company, and Black Enterprise. In 2011 she was recognized at The White House by the Kauffman Foundation as an Empact100 Award honoree which lists the top 100 entrepreneurs under 30 and in 2013, Essence Magazine named Lauren a “Shot Caller” to watch in business. In 2014, the New York Urban League’s Young Professionals awarded Lauren the honor of Philanthropist of the Year for her charitable involvement and dedication to giving back, in 2015 Kia Motors and UPTOWN Magazine awarded Lauren for being Inspirationally Crafted for her leadership and fearless entrepreneurial journey and in 2015, Smart CEO Magazine named Lauren as a Smart CEO Brava Award Winner.
“The Path Redefined is a must-read for those looking to succeed on their own terms. Lauren, a true go-getter and successful entrepreneur, shares her own life experiences and valuable advice that are sure to motivate and inspire readers to go after their goals!”—Eric Ripert, chef and co-owner of Le Bernardin
“Lauren’s very frank steps to success mirror her road to prosperity: successes built on honesty, resilience, and hard work. She tells it like it is and leaves you with a clear path to go forward and tackle the challenges in front of you.”—Amanda Pouchot, cofounder of Levo League and contributing writer at Fortune.com
“Readers bewareyou are in for a shot of motivation that will compel you to create the successful life you deserve! The stories and advice offered within these pages will inspire and empower you to redefine, pursue, and achieve greater levels of success in your own life.”—Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFA™, President and CEO of Francis Financial, Inc.
“The Path Redefined is a great read for the entrepreneur in all of us. As applicable insights for the 20-something as the individual getting ready to launch that encore career.”—Matthew Harrington, Global COO of Edelman PR