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Colleen O'Connell-Campbell delivers inspirational stories from the Self-Made Nation. She puts a focus on planning and wealth management strategies for businesses looking to build the strategy that will lead to a cash-rich exit. With guests across different industries and philosophies, you'll hear stories that go deep and tactical. Perhaps most importantly, Colleen and her guests offer 'fun, frank advice' in a segment that is being compiled into a book.

Jan 4, 2022

Meet Patrick Stark. He is the co-founder of Endurance Tap - digesting gel for athletes.

 

A purpose-driven entrepreneur, born and raised in Toronto, Canada. Before taking the leap into full-time entrepreneurship, Patrick was in industrial design, specializing in architectural lighting; he was VP of engineering and product strategy for an architectural lighting manufacturer in Toronto. 

 

Very different from sports nutrition! 

 

Using his background in product side, and complemented by his co-founder's background in marketing, they went all in on entrepreneurship.

 

We discuss:

 

  • What is endurance nutrition?
  • What turned an industrial designer into a nutritional product creator? 
  • Purpose and profit - a fresher business ethos
  • The importance of investing time and energy into creating strong systems and processes to scale 
  • To bootstrap or not to bootstrap?
  • Fun, frank advice from Patrick Stark

 

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