You know that thing you’ve been thinking about doing? Why Not Now? This show has been created because I believe the world will be a better place if more people ask themselves, “Why Not Now?” Each episode you’ll hear from a professional Why Notter and learn how they answered the question and took action so you can too.

Co-founder of Tory Burch LLC, founder & CEO Burch Creative Capital, a private investment company. Chris has also partnered with Ellen DeGeneres to create her ED by Ellen fashion and home goods brand. He’s is a creative wizard. Now a billionaire, Chris shares his life-long entrepreneurial journey and some advice for people who pitch him their ideas. We talk about his areas of focus for future investments and industries that have caught his eye.


  • Chris shares a Why Not Now? moment that shaped his career.
  • Why Chris views fear as a positive thing when evaluating entrepreneurs.
  • How getting straight F’s in grade school and listening to talk radio at night led to his current path.
  • The very beginning of Tory Burch LLC.
  • Pet peeves Chris has for people who are pitching him to invest in their companies.
  • What it’s like to collaborate with Ellen DeGeneres.
  • How Chris keeps his mind healthy.
  • Something Chris has been thinking about and now he’s asking himself, “Why Not Now?”
  • What Chris is listening to right now.
  • What keeps Chris up at night?
  • Pirates or Ninjas, who’s tougher in Chris’s opinion?
  • What advice Chris would give to his younger self.

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