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Nov 2, 2021

Are you taking advantage of every opportunity in life? 

Chris "Bernie" Bernard, is a CPG expert and investor with over 20 years’ experience in apparel, outdoor, and most recently packaged foods.  His latest project, Mindright, pairs Brain-boosting nootropic ingredients with delicious superfoods to support your mood, energy, and focus. Mindright seeks to support the conversation around mental health and strengthening your mindset on your path to success. 

In this episode, Bernie talks about the experiences he's had in consumer product goods. Bernie dives into the challenges of being a product-based CEO. Later, we chat about risk aversion and what it looks like to navigate risk as an entrepreneur. Tune in as Bernie offers so much sage wisdom throughout this power-packed interview, including the importance of confidence and what it's like being an entrepreneur while raising four children.

In this Episode You’ll Learn: 

  • All about today’s guest, Chris "Bernie" Bernard [ 0:45 ]
  • What Mindright is all about and the inspiration behind their products [ 4:30 ]
  • Why we need to take accountability for how we feel [ 8:30 ]
  • About the opportunities for entrepreneurs who are willing to take risks [ 10:10 ]
  • What it’s like to be an entrepreneur with four kids [ 13:10 ]
  • How to navigate our limiting beliefs around fear [ 16:40 ]
  • Why we need to be risk-cautious when it comes to our work [ 23:00 ]
  • The importance of confidence on our journey [ 28:10 ]


Soul Shifting Quotes: 

  • “It's about building a community around your unique selling position.” 
  • “Community is everything.”
  • “Learn to talk about your product, your service, and who you are.”
  • “It's about living this life with a growth mindset.”
  • “Surround yourself with plus type people and plus type situations; that's the path to success.”

Links Mentioned: 

shifts + takeaways: @amberlilyestrom 

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