Nancy Kalish – Enthusiasm Always Wins

In this episode of my Lessons From The Tank Podcast, I talked with former health journalist and certified health coach Nancy Kalish, Founder of Rule Breaker Snacks.

Nancy knew all about healthy eating but could never find a way to properly satisfy her sweet tooth. She came across some interesting plant-based dessert recipes on the internet, but they all tasted, well, too plant-based. So she started experimenting with the concept but switched out a few ingredients to create a super delicious, completely clean, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, non-GMO brownie that hit all the marks - no flour, no eggs, no butter, and low sugar, but you'd never know.

Although she walked away without a deal, Nancy's Shark Tank appearance sent her sales skyrocketing, and Rule Breaker Snacks now come in a wide variety of flavors and can be found on retail shelves across the country.

Some of the best entrepreneurial advice and wisdom she shared with me included; "be prepared for something to go wrong every day," "don't underestimate the power of enthusiasm," and "have radical persistence."

Learn more about Nancy and Rule Breaker Snacks at

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I'm a life-long innovator, entrepreneur and problem solver who turned my cutting-edge invention, FlexScreen - the world's first and only flexible window screen - into a thriving multi-million-dollar company. 


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