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Problem Solved Podcast: Translating Success With Liz Elting

Most people think innovation is synonymous with invention—and that to become successful, you need to come up with a shiny new product, market, or idea. But as our Problem Solved Podcast guest Liz Elting, one of Forbes richest self made women and co-founder of billion dollar language translation business TransPerfect, shares, you don’t need to invent something entirely new or have a “Shark Tank” moment to succeed at entrepreneurship.

Learn from Liz: 

  • Entrepreneurs don’t need to invent something brand new to be innovative and successful.
  • Ownership is a core value and a philosophy every entrepreneur and employee should embrace.
  • How to “hire slowly and fire quickly”
  • How to listen and learn from your employees

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About Liz Elting:

Liz Elting, Founder and CEO of the Elizabeth Elting Foundation, is an entrepreneur, business leader, bestselling author, linguaphile, philanthropist, feminist, and mother. After living, studying, and working in five countries across the globe, Liz founded TransPerfect out of an NYU dorm room in 1992 and served as Co-CEO until 2018. TransPerfect is the world’s largest language solutions company, with over $1.1 billion in revenue and offices in more than 100 cities worldwide. Liz received many awards for her work and philanthropy including the 2019 Charles Waldo Haskins Award for business and public service from NYU’s Stern School of Business, For more about Liz please visit


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