This week on Start Podcast, host Margaux Miller speaks with Obby Khan, former CFL Football player turned local business entrepreneur – founding two restaurant brands with 6 locations between Shawarma Khan Inc and Winnipeg’s first cold-pressed juice company – Green Carrot Juice Co. In his new 2020 venture, Obby co-founded the new e-commerce platform, GoodLocal.
Obby explains the importance of community connections, how he launched multiple brands at once, and how football played a role in business. When discussing his ventures, Obby shares stories of feeling overwhelmed by the weight of entrepreneurship, of sacrificing relationships, and of the downside and emotions brought on by Covid-19.
Obby will make you smile and reflect, and if you have a love of supporting local, this episode is for you!
Find Obby’s Businesses Online Here:
- GoodLocal.ca – ShawarmaKhan.com – GreenCarrotJuice.com
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Obby’s Recommended Resources:
- Books (also available on Audible):
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