What we are reading and listening to this week:
It Ain’t Easy Being a Small Business Owner, Cherry Bombe Radio
Entrepreneur is a glamorous occupation these days, so it’s easy to forget the blood, sweat, and tears that go into running a small business. Michelle Mannix is on her third round of entrepreneurship and she joins us to shed some light on the process. Today, Michelle is the creative force behind a unique culinary studio in Brooklyn called Cook Space that features classes, events, and more. She is also the author of a workbook called Seize Your Days that is designed to help people become the fullest expression of themselves. In the second half of the show, she takes host Kerry Diamond through some of the workbook exercises. Follow along and see how you would answer.
What Will Be 2019 Trends For Beverages?, DrinkPreneur
Trends in various industries change each year. Some for the worse, some for the better. However, the beverage industry has been steadily moving towards some general goals. Some of those goals include healthier beverage options, more interesting tastes and better eco-friendly methods. Will anything change in 2019? What will be trendy on social media?
New Jersey Inches Closer to Legalizing Marijuana Without Voter Referendum, Entrepreneur
The deal isn’t quite done. The details still needed to be hammered out. But it looks like New Jersey, the 11th biggest state in the country, may be on the verge of legalizing marijuana. The operative phrase in the above is “may be.”
5 Tips For Turning Startup Failure Into Success, Forbes
As the world of work changes, more people are keen to launch their own companies. Yet 90% of startups fail. Sissel Hansen, the founder and CEO of Startup Guide, is on a mission to help you succeed. Startup Guide is a publishing and media company that produces guidebooks and online content to help entrepreneurs navigate and connect with different startup ecosystems across the globe.
This Food Tech Startup Just Raised $90 Million to Make it Easier to Invent New Plant-based Meats, Fast Company
It took Impossible Foods years–and deep expertise in biotech–to develop a plant-based burger that looked and tasted like beef. Other companies, like Just, also have multimillion-dollar labs. But a new startup now wants to make it easier for the other companies to enter the world of plant-based or cell-grown meat, dairy, and eggs.