JimJim's Reinvention Revolution Podcast
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Explore the process of reinvention in the digital age as it relates to career, creativity and technology impact on daily life. Interview with professionals, entrepreneurs and creatives who have reimagined success and are making a pivot. Hear insights about their inspiration, turning point and how the new digital world has inspired or forced a new outlook. Subscribe for weekly interviews about Reinvention, Creative Inspiration, Motivation, Breaking Through, Digital Landscape and Entrepreneurship.
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JJRR Ep35 Pioneering a neighborhood cafe - Sparking community - Riding the lion of entrepreneurship - with Nicole Gillota-Brichacek
Nicole Gillota-Brichacek is a barista and baker who's been "riding the lion" of entrepreneurship since opening Gypsy Beans, a full service euro style bakery café 12 years ago. Listen to Ep35 as she describes how, as an inexperienced entrepreneur, she opened in a developing neighborhood on the westside of Cleveland, OH. Working with local development partners, Nicole has taken Gypsy Beans from a spark to a catalyst for community, where it's arguably ground zero for the growing neighborhood. https://www.facebook.com/GypsyBeans/ @gypsybeanscle on Instagram @gypsybeans on Twitter 05:45s Jumpstart’s Startup Scaleup event for entrepreneurs 07:27s Gypsy Beans – a euro style, full service café 09:02s Being an early adopter of a neighborhood, becoming an anchor 10:55s Student study sessions, going with the neighborhood, not driving agendas 13:50s Talkies coffee shop, an all time favorite, where Nicole gained experience 17:10s Leaving Talkies and buying a bakery 19:00s Too fiercely independent to work for other people 20:04s Respecting your employees and working hard for their dreams 23:01s How not being present through life changes affected the shop and staff 29:14s Missing the community aspect of barista-ing while running the bakery 31:10s Having to prove yourself to a community 36:30s Having a vision of expanding to smaller styled stores but failing execution 41:30s Now having a family, Gypsy Beans on its own is very fulfilling 45:30s The role of technology in Nicole’s life and for Gypsy Beans 51:20s Plain register point of sale system and sales tracking 53:35s Starting Uber eats on the down low to understand the value 58:30s Experience in the wild as a pack chef 01:02:04s Finding reinvention through faith and listening 01:09:03s Gypsy Beans coffee and pastry the Nicole brought me! Awesomeness. “In my barista life, there’s been this amazing phenomenon of seeing community grow.” “I’ll work hard for your dreams, while you’re here, if you work hard for mine.” Enjoy this episode? Share it with friends! Click Subscribe in iTunes!Read more »