Cookie Monster with Rey Ortega

Watch Season 2 Episode 39 with Rey Ortega

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We are delighted to introduce our esteemed guest, Rey Ortega, the visionary founder of “Sunflower Baking Company.”

In this exciting episode, Rey shares his journey from a conventional lifestyle to becoming a vegan pioneer in the baking industry. His story, filled with personal challenges and triumphs, is inspiring and enlightening for anyone interested in the intersection of health, veganism, and entrepreneurship.

Discussion Highlights with Rey Ortega:

  • Rey’s transition to veganism and the pivotal moments led him to change his lifestyle and diet. 
  • He discusses the challenges of creating delicious, vegan-friendly baked goods that appeal to a broad audience, highlighting the innovative techniques and ingredients he uses.
  • Insights into the vegan food industry and its evolution. Rey reflects on the growth of the plant-based market, the role of ethical business practices, and the future of vegan entrepreneurship. He shares practical advice for aspiring vegan business owners, emphasizing the significance of quality, creativity, and persistence in this dynamic industry.

Rey’s story is not just about veganism; it’s about transformation, health, and the power of making conscious choices. His journey from consuming standard diets to establishing a successful vegan bakery is a testament to the potential for change and the impact one person can have on their health, the environment, and the food industry.

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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