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Rachel Nilsson

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Hiring Insights with Rachel Nilsson, RAGS Founder and CEO

Perfect Pitch by Kickstart

There has never been a more true axiom in the startup world than this: The only constant is change; and when things need to change, it’s up to the founder to get it done. This episode includes CEO and founder Rachel Nilsson of RAGS and venture capital investor Curt Roberts from Kickstart Fund to give you both sides of a Perfect Pitch. This episode explores:Rachel’s Shark Tank experienceHow to overcome a toxic hire on your executive teamThe importance of hiring slowly & firing quickly in a startupWhy managing your mental health is vital for a successful startup


23 Mar 2021

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Keeping Your Perspective In Style with Rachel Nilsson (Ep 17)

Nugent Good News Podcast

Adam Nugent welcomes Rachel Nilsson to the podcast. She is the founder and CEO of children's clothing company Rags. Together, they talk about her having perspective in an ever-changing world of business and fashion. Learn more about her goal to inspire moms, and future moms, to not sweat the small stuff, live in the moment, keep perspective, and follow your dreams. Learn More About Rags: https://rags.com/ Nugent Magazine: https://www.nugentmagazine.com/


22 Feb 2021

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Rachel Nilsson | How To Grow a Massive Brand

She's Simply Amazing

Rachel Nilsson is as creative and funky as they come. Her sewing skills and unique take on fashion helped her launch RAGS, one of America's most popular children's clothing lines. Her belief in herself and her team allowed her to pass on opportunities with Shark Tank, Nordstrom and Disney, only to reach stratospheric levels of success down the road. Rachel has so much to teach about passion, confidence, teamwork, and creativity. You won't want to miss this powerhouse episode.


6 Oct 2020

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Why Staying True to Your Vision Will Lead You to Success with Rachel Nilsson

The Glow Boss Podcast

Courtney interviews Rachel Nilsson, creator of Rags to Raches, about her journey of starting such a notable brand. Rachel talks about her experience on Shark Tank and why she turned down 3 offers!  Instagram:  @rags_to_raches @rachelgnilsson @courtneyspatrouve @spatrouve Websites: rags.com spatrouve.com shopspatrouve.com


7 Jul 2020

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Episode 021 - Rachel Nilsson and the Importance of Relationships

Freedom to Fail

Rachel Nilsson is the perfect example of starting from nothing and finding success. From buying supplies for her initial run at Home Depot to using her husband's old shirt for the first iterations of her product, she created the perfect romper for children, without any snaps, called the Rag, which is why her company is now called Rags. Immediately after launching Rags, Rachel found success. Less than a year after starting to sell she had already generated $750,000 in revenue. This led to an appearance on the popular TV show, Shark Tank, where the sharks were impressed by her humble beginnings and success. Yet with this success, she also went through periods of isolation and failures, which is what she shares with us today. Resources Subscribe and Review: Click Here BetterLegal LLC Legal Formation: Click Here Rags website: Click Here


2 Mar 2020

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How To Build Company Culture with Rachel Nilsson

Tangible Ecommerce School

From living on food stamps to making $750,000 in sales her first year, Rachel Nilsson the founder of RAGS, shares what she’s done to build a unique, edgy brand and culture with her customers and employees. Rachel has a smart way of bringing in the right people into her groups and organization that you may want to adopt. You will also hear a story about how she was able to land a massive account with Nordstrom and why saying no at first created greater success. At the end of the podcast Colby interviews Bentley Wilson, a Tangible student who is the founder of Halton Gear and who recently finished a successful Kickstarter, and is now launching his brand on other platforms. Links and Resources from this Episode Connect with Rachel Nilsson https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachel-nilsson-09184a120/ https://tangibleschool.com/ Show Notes Talking about the starting days of RAGS - 0:58 Confidence is key - 1:57 Do the extra work - 2:43 The balance of working and being a mom - 4:35 Advice for new founders - 7:27 Why you have to be confident about the brand - 8:52 Turning points of Rachel's success - 11:46 The Nordstrom story - 12:32 Talking about culture in the workspace - 17:17 What principles to apply in business - 19:19 Creating the culture for your people - 22:42 Defining RAGS in culture: "No Drama" - 26:30 Having a good and solid team - 28:20 Student story: Bentley Wilson of Halton Gear - 30:25 The process of making a product - 32:27 Why marketing is difficult - 32:50 How the Tangible School is helping Bentley with E-commerce - 33:00


28 May 2019