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Rob Dalton is the co-founder of 88 Acres, a small-scale bakery in urban Boston. Leading the operation is Rob and his wife, Nicole – together, they are on a mission to deliver healthy snacks on an ingredient platform of seeds. 




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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn: 

  • [0:40] Rob Dalton joins the podcast and explains how he started his business. 
  • [3:20] How have the products evolved and changed over the years. 
  • [7:00] Why create a roasted Watermelon seed butter? How does the process work? 
  • [9:30] Challenges that Rob and his business have faced along the way. 

In this episode…

What does it take to navigate a nuanced and layered relationship in America today? Quick answer: A whole lot of time and patience! Now, throw into that equation the challenge of building a business at the same time – does that sound impossible? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from business leader and innovator, Rob Dalton. In his conversation with Scott, Rob opens up about how he and his wife met, what led them to start 88 Acres, challenges they’ve faced along the way, and much more. You don’t want to miss a minute of this powerful episode featuring Rob’s story! 

Can you imagine going on a date with a romantic interest which you’ve seen for a couple of weeks when all of a sudden, you find yourself and your date are in a medical emergency? It sounds like more of a nightmare than the start of a business! While Rob and Nicole soon recovered from their allergic reaction to nuts on their date, their lives would never be the same. From that moment on, Rob and Nicole set out on a mission to source healthy and sustainable seed-based health food products. You can learn more about their company, 88 Acres, by visiting the link in the resources section at the end of this post. 

Have you ever worked with someone in your family? Have you ever worked with your spouse? How did that experience work out for you? While you might be a massive fan of your spouse or significant other, chances are you don’t want to work with them day in and day out. Few couples are able to navigate and balance the complexities of working together – let alone creating a startup! Thankfully, there are wonderful examples like Rob and Nicole have been able to forge a path that sets a good and healthy standard for new and emerging leaders. What can you learn from Rob’s story? 

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