Tag: Alexa von Tobel

August 22, 2023

Retaining Some ‘Healthy Paranoia’ Can Lead to Success

I recently read an article about Alexa von Tobel, the founder of online financial advisory LearnVest, which was shuttered in 2018, three years after it was purchased by Northwestern Mutual. In the article, von Tobel attributes her career success to retaining a healthy paranoia. “Making sure you retain some ‘healthy paranoia’ doesn’t mean you have to live in constant fear of failure or be afraid […]