Carmen and Luis, a power couple who navigated the challenges of starting over as newcomers in Canada. Carmen, a dietitian by profession, shares her story of transitioning from a regulated career to becoming a successful mompreneur. You'll learn how she identified a gap in the market for a healthy, plant-based baby food option and turned her passion into a thriving business. Alongside her supportive husband, Luis, who pursued a career in sales and marketing, this dynamic duo shares their insights on overcoming obstacles, embracing opportunities, and achieving entrepreneurial success in a new country.

Episode Highlights:

  • From Newcomer to Entrepreneur: Carmen and Luis’ inspiring journey to Canada and her path to entrepreneurship.
  • Identifying the Gap: How Carmen recognized the need for a healthy, plant-based baby food option in the market.
  • The Power of Mentorship: The invaluable role of mentors and support networks in their entrepreneurial journey.
  • Balancing Entrepreneurship and Motherhood: Carmen’s insights on managing the demands of being a mompreneur and raising a young family.
  • The Mompreneur Mindset: Essential mindset shifts and strategies for achieving success as a mompreneur and newcomer.

Key Takeaways:

  • Embrace patience and perseverance in your journey as a newcomer entrepreneur.
  • Seek out mentorship and support networks to guide and inspire you along the way.
  • Identify gaps in the market and turn your passion into a viable business opportunity.
  • Develop a strong “why” and purpose to fuel your entrepreneurial journey.
  • Cultivate a growth mindset and be open to learning and adapting as a newcomer entrepreneur.

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In this episode, we cover:

  • 00:00 – Journey to Canada: Luis and Carmen’s Inspiring Transition
  • 03:08 – Career Reinvention: Luis’ Path to Professional Fulfillment
  • 17:15 – Regulated Professions: Carmen’s Unconventional Route to Entrepreneurship
  • 26:53 – Plant Baby: Solving a Need, Creating a Legacy
  • 30:28 – Redefining Success: Embracing the Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • 34:30 – Proud Achievements: Impacting Lives, One Sip at a Time
  • 38:35 – Balancing Act: Mastering the Art of Mompreneur-ship
  • 40:50 – Overcoming Obstacles: Perseverance in the Face of Adversity
  • 43:50 – Entrepreneurial Anecdotes: Lessons Learned from Hilarious Mishaps
  • 45:17 – Message to Newcomers: Wisdom, Hope, and Tactical Advice