Winning the beauty game may be about speed to market for some, but for Nars chief executive officer Louis Desazars and his team, it’s all about endurance. In April, Desazars and 11 of his colleagues participated in the Lavaman Triathlon in Kona, Hawaii, to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Team Nars— which spanned the management ranks from Barbara Calcagni, vice president of global marketing, to Ratna Rao, associate manager of inventory and forecasting—raised more than $110,000 for the cause, an amount that surprised even Desazars.
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"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)