It’s New Orleans: Out to Lunch

Life Changing Biz – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

It used to be that, for the most part, politicians led the way for social change. Business people worked within the boundaries of society to make money. Today, things are different. Some of our most innovative agents of change are entrepreneurs. Jeff Bezos. Steve Jobs. Elon Musk. Here in New Orleans we have entrepreneurs who are…

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Death and Insanitea – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Peter Ricchiuti talks to a lot of business people on this radio show/podcast, but this is his first conversation about death and Insanitea. There’s a big difference between living in New Orleans, and being a tourist in New Orleans. Tourists do all kinds of fun things that most of us who live here don’t. They…

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Cake & Dip – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Who doesn’t like cake? Or pie. Or brunch. Or dip. It’s one thing to enjoy eating all of these items. It’s a whole other thing to make them. Every day. Chaya Conrad and her staff of up to 16 employees open the doors every morning at 7 am at Bywater Bakery and every single day…

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Couture Costume – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Only in New Orleans – Mardi Gras and movie costumes meet haute couture, over lunch. If you grow up here in New Orleans, you don’t realize till some point later in life that the rest of the country doesn’t live like you do. Sure, other places have smooth streets, and you can make a left…

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Talking Chimneys – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

If you’re on social media for any amount of time, you frequently stumble across a meme reminding you, you should stop and smell the roses. Most of us would agree with that advice. But we’re too busy to do anything about it. If you really did take the time to stop and appreciate everything around you, you’d…

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Travel & The Gig Economy – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

According to the most recent official figures, around 18 million tourists now visit New Orleans every year. And they spend nearly nine billion dollars while they’re here.  Financial pundits keep telling us here in New Orleans that we need to diversify our economy, but nobody is telling that tourists and more and more of them…

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Travel & The Gig Economy – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

According to the most recent official figures, around 18 million tourists now visit New Orleans every year. And they spend nearly nine billion dollars while they’re here. Financial pundits keep telling us here in New Orleans that we need to diversify our economy, but nobody is telling that tourists and more and more of them…

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Jelly Bean Dance – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

If you’re a person of a certain age, you can amuse children by telling them stories of what it was like growing up in the pre-helicopter-parent era. Nobody took you anywhere in an SUV. If you had to go to soccer practice, you found your own way there. And during lunch and recess at school you…

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Propeller 2019 – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

If you’re starting out in business, or you’re at an early stage of development, an incubator will help you with your business plan, your strategy for growth, and other guidance. They may even introduce you to investors. But, like being admitted to a good college, getting accepted into an incubator can be competitive. And, despite the…

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Chefs and CBD – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Have you ever fantasized about how you’re going to walk into work one day and tell them you’re quitting? You’re moving to Colorado and you’re going to grow pot. Shane Mutter was President of Doerr Furniture when he did something close to that. It wasn’t quite as dramatic, and it’s not exactly pot he’s growing,…

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