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(New Segment!) Failure Friday: A Global Customs Snafu During Childbirth

We’re kicking off a new feature called “Failure Friday.” In the inaugural installment, hear from a Canadian tea merchant with a shipment that gets stuck at the U.S. border … while she’s giving birth to her first child.
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What It's About

Our first Failure Friday segment features a tea business with a steeped share of challenges.

Notes from Chris

Episode 1511
I believe we can learn as much from failure as we can from success, if not more. It’s with this principle in mind that we’re starting Failure Friday, a collection of short stories all about mistakes, missteps, disasters, and of course, failure. 

Just like our Throwback Thursday segment, you’ll hear directly from side hustlers who have struggled to get something off the ground. They’ll tell you a short story of something that went very wrong.

The stories will vary, but often it starts with an idea, what they thought would happen and what really happened—and of course, what they learned.

I applaud their courage! I’ll share some of my failure stories along the way as well.

Today’s short story features Sheena Brady from Ottawa, Canada. We told the successful story of their Tease Tea business on Episode #240, Tea Sommelier Turns Leaves Into Million-Dollar Business.

But as you’ll hear, she had some struggles along the way! Let’s hear from Sheena about one of those struggles as well as what she learned.

Listen to today's episode to learn more...

 
  MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Tease Tea: Sip your way over to Sheena's website and discover a new tea blend to help you with your goals.
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Yours in the revolution,

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