"Don't Sell Yourself Short, Avoid Shortcuts"
- Love what you do
- Learning from your mistakes
- The importance of giving back
- Growing and evolving as a person/Your past doesn't have to define your future
Steve Madden is a name most people recognize for building a multi-billion dollar company which he started in 1990 by selling shoes from the trunk of his car. Today, Steve dedicates his time by educating young people on avoiding the mistakes he made, the importance of never selling yourself short, avoiding shortcuts, and how your past doesn't have to define your future. Steve is a frequent guest on CNBC and other media outlets sharing his insights on business and tariffs, as well as his story of success, failure and redemption.