OUT TO LUNCH finds economist and Tulane finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business New Orleans style: over lunch at Commander's Palace restaurant. Each week Peter invites guests from the New Orleans business renaissance to join him. The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Inc magazine have all named New Orleans the best city in the USA to be an entrepreneur. Out to Lunch is the cafeteria of the new New Orleans entrepreneurial movement. You can also hear the show on WWNO 89.9FM.
Photo by Rick Lineberger
When you’re starting your own business you often hear two pieces of advice. "Do something you love." And, "use your personal experience to better understand your business."
Linsey Lamba used her personal experience as a technology consultant in Seattle, working with Microsoft, to go into business for herself. Making skincare products.
Linsey explains her transition from consultant to founder of Ariya Apothecary over lunch with Peter Ricchiuti.
Peter is also joined by Mark Berger.
Mark’s personal experience working out and running races, from marathons to ironman, have led him to carve out a career in the fitness industry.
Mark has two fitness studios, called Higher Power, and a myriad of other interests including Lululemon workout wear and the Gleason Classic road race.
They're talking about the self generating loop of feeling good and looking good on this edition of Out to Lunch.