In this podcast interview with Tamara Ghandour from LaunchStreet, Laurie Nadeau, the founder of Smokin’ Mary Bloody Mary Mix, shares her story about how she started, the challenges she went through and how she overcame them.
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About LaunchStreet: Inside LaunchStreet is the leading business innovation podcast. Host and innovation enabler, Tamara Ghandour interviews top innovations leaders and everyday innovators out there shaking things up so that you can tap the power of your greatest competitive advantage – your ability to innovate. Join the thousands of other innovators who have sharpened their edge by listening to this incredible innovation podcast.
Previous guests include: Joel Clark and Cameron Smith, founders of Kodiak Cakes as they talk to Tamara about breathing new life into an otherwise stale category.
Jack Haldrup of Dr. Squatch all-natural skin care for men that shows us how to fill a major gap in the marketplace that most others were ignoring.
Apu Mody of Lenny and Larry’s Cookies that highlights the importance of persistence, timing and raving fans. About Tamara Ghandour “Dreamer. Designer. Builder. Innovator“: From being part of the elite group of TED speakers to completing three Tough Mudders (and counting), Tamara Ghandour’s life is about breaking through the status quo for game-changing results. As the founder of a thriving business, GoToLaunchStreet.com – the online education and community platform that helps people innovate and differentiate in an oversaturated world, Tamara knows what it takes to drive growth and innovation in an ever-changing market-place. As the creator of the Innovation Quotient Edge (IQE) Assessment, Tamara has developed the only tool able to measure people’s natural innovation strengths and deliver insights and tools for performing at their peak, bringing more innovative ideas to the table, and being a high-value team member. At 27, Tamara Ghandour was the youngest person ever named to a leadership position in a leading global advertising agency. If you’ve walked the aisles of Target, you’ve pushed your cart past products and brands that have benefited from Tamara’s innovative approach. She’s influenced just about everything from Cheerios and Johnsonville Sausage to Procter and Gamble and Clorox. When companies like Disney, General Mills, and RICOH want to up their innovation quotient, they call Tamara. She has run multi-million dollar businesses and launched a few of her own, learning from her successes and, most importantly, her failures. Tamara Ghandour has been featured on the TODAY SHOW, EO FIRE Podcast, the New York Times, Denver Business Journal, NBC 9News and on radio stations across the country. As a kid in computer camp, Tamara won the “I’ll try anything once” award – a motto she still lives by.