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Combining family, culture and community with Rushd Khan

Watch Episode 19 with Rushd Khan

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Meet Rushd; Founder of Barakah Eats- a family owned and operated business based in Surrey, BC. The company manufactures frozen, gourmet, South Asian influenced, ready to eat meals that can be warmed up in minutes. The product line includes vegan and gluten free options, with spice levels ranging from mild to hot for the whole family to enjoy. Combining family, culture, and community is what makes this unique family story a wonderful journey you won’t want to miss!

Barakah Eats Founder Rushd Khan highlights and discusses:

  • How family, permits, labelling, regulations, and customers all lined up to create a successful business.
  • The evolution of the family business; growing from one restaurant to three, to a catering truck, and to an eventual production facility.
  • How attending Farmer’s Markets and Expo events were pivotal to meeting the demands of both the consumer and the community.

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Michelle Dennedy brought us an incredibly insightful interview with her impressive business history. She discusses the importance of bravery and how this will lay the path of everything

you need in business. Michelle shares her story of why she wasn’t able to be herself at home and the story of how her kids “walked through the fire with her”.


On this interview you will learn:
– The importance of looking at the people who are propelling your career
– Preparing and planning for when things go wrong
– Understanding culture
– What the business world expects of women
– Being judged as a women raising money
– The power of stopping the ??? at the end of your statements (hesitancy)
– A POWERFUL secret that will vastly improve your leadership
– What it takes to be a Vice-President of a company
– The reality of rising through the ranks of a company (Game Of Thrones-esque battles)
– The 3 L’s of Leadership
– Critical secrets to partnerships