Ep260: Finding Purpose: One Man's Journey from Attorney to Chocolate Maker

171939372.jpg

Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to Shawn Askinosie, Founder & CEO of Askinosie Chocolate and author of the new book, Meaningful Work: A Quest to Do Great Business, Find Your Calling, and Feed Your Soul.

On the show, Megan Shawn and I discuss: 

 Shawn Askinosie, Askinosie Chocolate

Shawn Askinosie, Askinosie Chocolate

  • Tell us about your switch from a criminal defense lawyer to chocolate maker.
  • You make chocolate from the bean to the bar! Explain this process that is so unique to the chocolate industry.
  • Tell us about A Product Of Change and how that works to bring additional products to the market.
  • You’re committed to financial transparency with your employees and suppliers and use a concept called A Stake in the Outcome. What prompted you to pursue radical transparency?
  • Why did you feel the need to write a book?
  • You talk a lot in the book about finding your vocation, which some people may call “purpose.” What are the suggestions you give there?
  • Another concept in your book is ‘reverse scale’ - tell us what that is and why it’s important to your personal approach to your business.

Show Notes

Askinosie Chocolate

Meaningful Work Book

LIKE THIS POST?

Join the thousands of readers who read my free, weekly newsletter.