What the Cooking Show “Chopped” Can Teach Entrepreneurs

Happy Holidays! I will return in a few weeks with fresh content and a fresh perspective on entrepreneurship in the iEra. As we all take time to reboot, I wanted to re-share this post, which is relevant again. The holidays are always about the great food, but what about the great lessons we can learn about it, and from the people who make great food happen? Chopped is one of my all time favorite TV shows, and in this post, I share why. Happy reading, and happy eating!

The NICE Reboot Book Blog on Entrepreneurship in the iEra

“Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.”

— Margaret Thatcher

“The older I get the less I listen to what people say and the more I look at what they do.”

— — Andrew Carnegie

(Thanks Alan Starost for posting these two quotes on Twitter today!)

Since I was a child, I have enjoyed cooking and been a voracious reader. My grandmother taught me to cook early on, when she found me leafing through her cookbooks and magazines containing recipes, riveted by the photos. I reportedly asked for my own library card at age 3, when I discovered that it was free and the gateway to the magical land of Storytelling! My love affair with both activities has continued into adulthood. I have made it a point to indulge both hobbies; to nurture both my mind and my soul.

I have an…

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About penina4niceinitiative

Penina Rybak MA/CCC-SLP, TSHH, CEO of Socially Speaking LLC, is the author of "The NICE Reboot: A Guide to Becoming a Better Female Entrepreneur". She is an Autism specialist and educational technology consultant turned social entrepreneur. She is also a pediatric speech therapist and the creator of the Socially Speaking™ Program & iPad App. Her second book, "Autism Intervention in the iEra" was published in 2015. Since 2010, Penina has been a national/international speaker about social communication development, balancing humanity and technology, and best practices re: mobile and social technology. Connect with her on LinkedIn to learn more. You can also find her on Twitter: @PopGoesPenina, Facebook: Socially Speaking LLC, Google+ at The NICE Initiative for Female Entrepreneurship, and Pinterest and YouTube as well.
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