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How Success Happens

Nov 1, 2017

Several years ago, kayaker and small apartment dweller Anton Willis became obsessed with origami. He had tapped the ancient art of paper folding to solve a unique problem -- designing a collapsible boat that could be stored in a closet. This obsession eventually became a business, and this architect became the founder of Oru Kayak. In this podcast he’ll talk about the long nights he spent tinkering in his living room and how it took 25 prototypes to perfect the design over several years. He’ll also talk about the importance of making room for obsessions -- and they’ve taught him.