Recipe for Success: HALO Kitchen Incubator

The right ingredients to sweeten your small food business

Inspirational Resources

Sometimes, what a food entrepreneur needs most is some inspiration. Take some time out of your busy day to sit back and reflect on what you’ve done and what needs to be accomplished while moving forward.  Below are videos or stories to lift your spirit and get your head back in the game!

Ted Talks
Richard St. John – 8 Secrets of Success Run time 3:34
To figure out why some people succeed, St. John asked more than 500 wildly successful people what helped them most in their careers. The results are eight traits that all interviewees have in common – and that you can learn to apply to your own life after taking a look at this video.

Angela Lee Duckworth: The Key to Success, Grit– Run time 6:15
Grit is a ‘need-for-achievement’ for every aspiring entrepreneur – the drive to keep you going is what grit is all about. Watch this lively talk by a high-spirited lady, who discloses her theory of “grit” as requisite force to be successful in any aspect of life.

Ron Finley: A guerilla gardener in South Central LA– Run time 10:44
Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA — in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why? For fun, for defiance, for beauty and to offer some alternative to fast food in a community where “the drive-thrus are killing more people than the drive-bys.”

Stories & Articles

The Unlikely Inspiration Behind Food-Saver FreshPaper by Amy S. Choi
By the time she was 17 years old, Kavita Shukla held multiple patents. Click the article to read more about the unlikely inspiration for one of the “mother of inventions”.




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