Adam Rippon and Esther Povitsky, panelists at the Forbes Under 30 Summit 2018, shared their views from the unique vantage point of being superstars in their respective categories—one an Olympic medalist in men’s figure skating and one a star in her own TV show—on how years of quietly toiling on their careers preceded their fame and how they’ve managed to retain authenticity in their personal brands. In “Owning Your Brand: Authenticity And The Fame Game,” they explained that success is fed by failure and that overcoming the fear of embarrassment is table stakes for achievement.

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Adam Rippon And Esther Povitsky On Making Mistakes And Handling Rejection | Forbes