046: Madeline Haydon, Founder of Nutpods
Madeline Haydon, MBA is a versatile professional with a passion for people, products with strong communication and self-motivation to take on new challenges. She is a sales and marketing professional with a successful 14 year career in the medical industry, spanning medical devices to blood center donor management. After focusing her career in the medical field and being dissatisfied for a healthy, quality non-dairy creamer for her coffee, she elected to begin a new career as a food entrepreneur. Seeing a market opportunity for a more wholesome option to the portable dairy-free coffee creamer singles, she created nutpods; a delicious dairy-free creamer made from almonds and coconuts which are packaged in convenient, easy to use coffee pod singles that require NO refrigeration and is perfect for on the go! For more information, please visit www.nutpods.com On Today's show Madeline will share: - What’s Your Personal Mission Statement To bring a better option for portable, dairy-free coffee creamers made from wholesome ingredients. - Biggest Business Mistake Be passionate about your business, but when you take the emotion away, there should be a solid, viable business opportunity left. - How Do You Handle Business Stress and Uncertainty An inner voice that is positive and respectful of the journey. The journey unfolds and I talk myself through the business stresses to see the positive of the situation or what I can learn from it. For example, my current production issues help assure me that it’s equally hard for my competitors to follow me. - Greatest Business Decision That Changed Everything Using Kickstarter as an indicator to test market demand/interest. - Best Book For The Entrepreneurial Mindset Launching New Ventures – Kathleen Allen - Plus much more...