Episode 1

Published on:

21st Apr 2021

#1 - Shawn Nesbit, CEO - Good Karma Cafe

Shawn Nesbit is the CEO of Good Karma Cafe, a chain of coffee cafes in Center City Philadelphia.

Shawn discusses growing up in foster care, spending 20 years in corporate America before "Going for Now" as an entrepreneur in a big city like Philadelphia. Shawn speaks to what it is like to lead a small business through a global pandemic and social unrest.

We also cover lessons learned from training Brazilian jiu jitsu, his favorite failure, and one of our favorite books.

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Built Not Born
Everyday People, Remarkable Lives
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Joe Ciccarone

Dad of three. Husband to one.
Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Recovering Blogger.
Host of the Built Not Born Podcast.
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