045: Brad Bennett, Founder of Pacific Pickle Works
Pacific Pickle Works is based in Santa Barbara, California and is committed to supporting local and sustainable agriculture by using locally grown produce for it's wide variety of pickled vegetable products - all of which use only natural ingredients and are hand packed here in Santa Barbara. The company was founded in 2010 by Santa Barbara native Bradley Bennett who had been making his spicy blend of pickles for friends and family for a decade before bringing them to market for the public to enjoy. Bradley enjoys creating inventive new pickle recipes to add to the Pacific Pickle Works product line and today you can enjoy a wide variety of tastes including pickled asparagus, green beans, beets, carrots as well as the original spicy cucumbers. These products make terrific appetizers, drink garnishes, or are delicious just eaten straight from the jar! On Today's show Brad will share: - What’s Your Personal Mission Statement Have fun and do everything with quality - Biggest Business Mistake Risking too much – need to balance steady growth with risk - How Do You Handle Business Stress and Uncertainty Manage growth at the rate you can handle. Don’t be in too much of a rush to where the risk will stress you out. - Greatest Business Decision That Changed Everything Saying ‘yes’ when presented with opportunity - Best Book For The Entrepreneurial Mindset Jack Welch – Straight From the Gut - Plus much more...