Mark Sarafa is the founder of Pop Daddy Popcorn. Seeking a healthier way for his family to enjoy snacking, one day Mark bought a large popcorn machine and started experimenting with different kernels and flavors in his basement, passing out his popcorn to friends, family, and neighbors. Following his successful experimentation, in 2013, Pop Daddy became Mark’s full-time job and the business has only kept growing from there!
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:
- [0:40] Mark Sarafa joins the podcast to talk about Pop Daddy Popcorn.
- [1:50] How did Mark’s business get off of the ground?
- [3:10] Popular flavors and getting the product on shelves.
- [5:00] How to connect with Mark and Pop Daddy Popcorn.
In this episode…
Have you ever paused to consider all the opportunities you were afforded each step of the way in your career? Do you find yourself frustrated at the lack of opportunities made available to you, or you find yourself wishing you had seized more opportunities that came your way? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from business leader and innovator Mark Sarafa. In his conversation with Jeremy, Mark opens up about how he got started a business leader, why he decided to build a business around popcorn, challenges he has faced along the way, and much more. You don’t want to miss a minute of this fascinating episode featuring Mark’s story!
Did you know that most inventions and brilliant ideas come from people who are unwilling to accept the status quo? It’s true! What status quo are you accepting in your sphere of influence that needs challenging? For years, Mark and his family enjoyed a nice popcorn snack each evening as they relaxed for the evening. Wondering what type of impact regularly snacking on popcorn would have on his family’s healthy, Mark began his research. After scaring himself with his research, Mark decided that the world needed a cleaner popcorn snack that families like his could eat without worry – then Pop Daddy Popcorn was born!
Could you be sitting on an opportunity that could make all the difference for you and your business? What if that chance meeting last week actually turned out to be a wonderful business contact that could lead to an opportunity five years from now? You never know what open opportunities you could be missing each and every day. Don’t live your life haphazardly – commit to seizing every opportunity to serve others and make a positive impact; you never know what could be waiting for you just around the corner. What can you learn from Mark’s story?
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