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ENTREPRENEUR & SALESPERSON: Creating The First Ever 100% Kona Coffee And Belgian Chocolate Bar

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These two interviewees are working together on a brand new candy bar business. Each has a very different perspective to offer. He talks about the challenges of starting a company without a college degree. She talks about what she's learned in international sales. Check out their insights!

Job Title: Chief Operating Officer and International Sales
Employer: Kona Bar

Job Summary: Entrepreneurs

Job Description

Entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources currently controlled. An entrepreneur sees an opportunity and exercises initiative by organizing a venture to turn an idea into reality. An entrepreneur is often seen as a business leader and innovator of new ideas and business processes.

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No

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Entrepreneurship is defined by risks and rewards. Most people who become entrepreneurs are more comfortable with risks; prefer unstructured working and learning environments and collaborating with small team of people.

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$0 - $200,000
Projected job growth
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Not applicable
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Long hours, Varies Widely
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Office, Remote, Indoor, Home
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Problem solving skills, Creativity, Verbal communication skills, Leadership ability, Teamwork, People skills, Public speaking ability, Networking, Adventurous, Organizational skills, Courageous

Educational Path

Education requirement
Education Requirement
Bachelor's degree
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P3.instances[0].transcript.parse_transcript_data({"transcript":"<p><span m='1600'>Aloha!</span> <span m='2070'>My</span> <span m='2350'>name's</span> <span m='2730'>Joey</span> <span m='3000'>Barbera,</span> <span m='3930'>the</span> <span m='4100'>COO</span> <span m='4710'>and</span> <span m='4840'>co-founder</span> <span m='5430'>of</span> <span m='5500'>Kona</span> <span m='5994'>Bar.</span> <span m='6488'>We</span> <span m='6735'>manufacture</span> <span m='6982'>the</span> <span m='7476'>first</span> <span m='7970'>ever</span> <span m='8596'>100%</span> <span m='9290'>Kona</span> <span m='9740'>coffee</span> <span m='10180'>and</span> <span m='10290'>Belgian</span> <span m='10730'>chocolate</span> <span m='11220'>chocolate</span> <span m='11560'>bar.</span> <span m='13724'>This</span> <span m='13934'>is</span> <span m='14145'>one</span> <span m='14357'>of</span> <span m='14570'>my</span> <span m='14720'>international</span> <span m='15320'>sales</span> <span m='15680'>reps,</span> <span m='16110'>Laura</span> <span m='16390'>Davidson.</span> </p><p><span m='16685'>How</span> <span m='16980'>do</span> <span m='17228'>you</span> <span m='17476'>do?</span> <span m='17972'>And</span> <span m='18468'>what</span> <span m='18633'>I</span> <span m='18798'>do</span> <span m='18964'>is</span> <span m='19212'>I</span> <span m='19460'>work</span> <span m='19956'>on</span> <span m='20121'>the</span> <span m='20286'>bar</span> <span m='20452'>and</span> <span m='20617'>I</span> <span m='20782'>represent</span> <span m='20948'>international</span> <span m='21444'>sales.</span> <span m='21940'>I</span> <span m='22436'>build</span> <span m='22932'>sales.</span> <span m='24420'>I</span> <span m='24750'>have</span> <span m='25080'>a</span> <span m='25470'>strong</span> <span m='25540'>interest</span> <span m='25755'>and</span> <span m='25970'>support</span> <span m='26216'>for</span> <span m='26463'>fair</span> <span m='26956'>trade.</span> <span m='27449'>And</span> <span m='27942'>also</span> <span m='28435'>for</span> <span m='28681'>trade</span> <span m='28928'>because</span> <span m='29421'>international</span> <span m='29914'>trade</span> <span m='30407'>builds</span> <span m='30900'>economies</span> <span m='31393'>worldwide.</span> <span m='32379'>So</span> <span m='32872'>we're</span> <span m='33118'>doing</span> <span m='33365'>our</span> <span m='33611'>best</span> <span m='33858'>for</span> <span m='34104'>the</span> <span m='34351'>United</span> <span m='34597'>States.</span> </p><p><span m='36820'>We</span> <span m='37260'>sell</span> <span m='37580'>the</span> <span m='37670'>finest</span> <span m='38080'>ingredients</span> <span m='38620'>from</span> <span m='38770'>all</span> <span m='38940'>over</span> <span m='39070'>the</span> <span m='39140'>world.</span> <span m='40710'>Pure</span> <span m='40830'>Tahitian</span> <span m='41255'>vanilla</span> <span m='41700'>bean</span> <span m='42270'>imported</span> <span m='42505'>in</span> <span m='42740'>from</span> <span m='43210'>Raya-Taya,</span> <span m='45194'>Tahiti.</span> </p><p><span m='46540'>Yes.</span> </p><p><span m='46910'>Sorry,</span> <span m='47280'>Raiatea.</span> <span m='48721'>Heh,</span> <span m='48961'>I</span> <span m='49202'>know,</span> <span m='49442'>right?</span> <span m='51130'>But</span> <span m='52220'>prior</span> <span m='52880'>to</span> <span m='52960'>doing</span> <span m='53260'>Kona</span> <span m='53560'>Bar,</span> <span m='54510'>I</span> <span m='54957'>managed</span> <span m='55180'>a</span> <span m='55851'>retail</span> <span m='56300'>shoe</span> <span m='56530'>store,</span> <span m='56890'>[? Clarke ?]</span> <span m='57240'>Shoes.</span> <span m='58170'>I'm</span> <span m='58480'>still</span> <span m='58800'>doing</span> <span m='59120'>the</span> <span m='59930'>40</span> <span m='61010'>to</span> <span m='61120'>60</span> <span m='61540'>hour</span> <span m='61830'>work</span> <span m='62150'>week,</span> <span m='62680'>as</span> <span m='62940'>we</span> <span m='64010'>maintain</span> <span m='64650'>a</span> <span m='64920'>new</span> <span m='65090'>startup</span> <span m='65640'>company.</span> </p><p><span m='66390'>My</span> <span m='66620'>day</span> <span m='66851'>begins</span> <span m='67312'>at</span> <span m='67542'>4</span> <span m='67657'>o'clock</span> <span m='67773'>in</span> <span m='67926'>the</span> <span m='68080'>morning</span> <span m='68234'>because</span> <span m='68464'>of</span> <span m='68695'>international</span> <span m='69495'>sales.</span> <span m='69830'>So</span> <span m='70140'>I</span> <span m='70385'>go</span> <span m='70630'>to</span> <span m='70795'>bed</span> <span m='70960'>at</span> <span m='71126'>8</span> <span m='71374'>o'clock</span> <span m='71622'>at</span> <span m='71870'>night,</span> <span m='72118'>because</span> <span m='72614'>you</span> <span m='72862'>need</span> <span m='73110'>sleep.</span> <span m='73606'>And</span> <span m='74598'>I</span> <span m='74846'>learned</span> <span m='75094'>to</span> <span m='75259'>do</span> <span m='75424'>that</span> <span m='75590'>because</span> <span m='76086'>of</span> <span m='76334'>export</span> <span m='76582'>sales</span> <span m='76747'>you</span> <span m='76912'>have</span> <span m='77078'>to</span> <span m='77243'>deal</span> <span m='77408'>with</span> <span m='77574'>food</span> <span m='77739'>and</span> <span m='77904'>drug</span> <span m='78070'>and a lot</span> <span m='78566'>of</span> <span m='79062'>agencies.</span> <span m='79558'>And</span> <span m='79806'>they're</span> <span m='80054'>up</span> <span m='80219'>in</span> <span m='80384'>the</span> <span m='80550'>East</span> <span m='81046'>Coast,</span> <span m='81542'>3</span> <span m='81790'>hours</span> <span m='82038'>ahead</span> <span m='82286'>of</span> <span m='82534'>California</span> <span m='83030'>time.</span> </p><p><span m='83526'>So</span> <span m='83774'>if</span> <span m='84022'>you</span> <span m='84187'>get</span> <span m='84352'>them</span> <span m='84518'>early</span> <span m='84766'>in the</span> <span m='85014'>morning</span> <span m='85262'>they're</span> <span m='85510'>still</span> <span m='85758'>nice</span> <span m='86006'>to</span> <span m='86254'>work</span> <span m='86502'>with.</span> <span m='86998'>And</span> <span m='87246'>they'll</span> <span m='87494'>help</span> <span m='87742'>you.</span> <span m='87990'>But</span> <span m='88238'>if</span> <span m='88486'>you</span> <span m='88651'>get</span> <span m='88816'>them</span> <span m='88982'>after</span> <span m='89147'>10</span> <span m='89312'>o'clock</span> <span m='89478'>Eastern</span> <span m='89726'>Standard</span> <span m='89974'>Time</span> <span m='90470'>you're</span> <span m='90718'>dead.</span> <span m='90966'>So</span> <span m='91214'>it's</span> <span m='91462'>better</span> <span m='91710'>to</span> <span m='91958'>lose</span> <span m='92454'>the</span> <span m='92702'>sleep</span> <span m='92950'>and</span> <span m='93115'>get</span> <span m='93280'>the</span> <span m='93446'>cooperation.</span> <span m='94438'>And</span> <span m='94686'>I</span> <span m='94934'>do</span> <span m='95182'>this</span> <span m='95430'>7</span> <span m='95595'>days</span> <span m='95760'>a</span> <span m='95926'>week.</span> <span m='96422'>And</span> <span m='96587'>I</span> <span m='96752'>love</span> <span m='96918'>every</span> <span m='97414'>second</span> <span m='97910'>of</span> <span m='98158'>it.</span> </p><p><span m='99450'>It's</span> <span m='99520'>more</span> <span m='99590'>like</span> <span m='99790'>eight</span> <span m='99950'>days</span> <span m='100180'>a</span> <span m='100250'>week,</span> <span m='100450'>really.</span> <span m='105080'>How</span> <span m='105300'>to</span> <span m='105430'>learn</span> <span m='106480'>about</span> <span m='107510'>starting</span> <span m='107980'>up</span> <span m='108090'>your</span> <span m='108260'>own</span> <span m='108520'>personal</span> <span m='108960'>venture.</span> <span m='109310'>A,</span> <span m='110340'>you</span> <span m='110360'>have</span> <span m='110520'>to</span> <span m='111030'>be</span> <span m='111360'>extremely</span> <span m='111930'>passionate</span> <span m='112420'>about</span> <span m='112670'>what</span> <span m='112800'>you</span> <span m='113210'>do.</span> <span m='113580'>And</span> <span m='113730'>you</span> <span m='113780'>have</span> <span m='114060'>to</span> <span m='114360'>have</span> <span m='114660'>a</span> <span m='114780'>competitive</span> <span m='115050'>edge</span> <span m='115870'>over</span> <span m='116110'>the</span> <span m='116270'>existing</span> <span m='116800'>marketplace</span> <span m='117195'>and</span> <span m='117590'>everyone</span> <span m='117960'>that's</span> <span m='118090'>in</span> <span m='118200'>the</span> <span m='118500'>business.</span> </p><p><span m='119710'>Really</span> <span m='120080'>dive</span> <span m='120460'>into</span> <span m='120900'>it.</span> <span m='121280'>Do your</span> <span m='121630'>due</span> <span m='121730'>diligence.</span> <span m='123800'>Learn</span> <span m='124895'>from</span> <span m='125180'>a</span> <span m='125330'>lot</span> <span m='125580'>of</span> <span m='125640'>people</span> <span m='125960'>that</span> <span m='126650'>are</span> <span m='127180'>experts</span> <span m='127690'>in</span> <span m='127780'>the</span> <span m='127870'>business.</span> <span m='129259'>Reading</span> <span m='129610'>books</span> <span m='130090'>are</span> <span m='130240'>great,</span> <span m='130800'>but</span> <span m='131280'>first-hand</span> <span m='132960'>communication,</span> <span m='134140'>going</span> <span m='134470'>to</span> <span m='135060'>seminars,</span> <span m='137220'>entrepreneurial</span> <span m='138210'>classes,</span> <span m='139465'>either</span> <span m='139940'>you</span> <span m='140230'>have</span> <span m='140550'>it</span> <span m='140650'>or</span> <span m='140751'>you</span> <span m='140853'>don't.</span> <span m='141850'>You</span> <span m='142320'>could</span> <span m='142450'>take</span> <span m='142650'>classes</span> <span m='143150'>or</span> <span m='143260'>whatnot.</span> </p><p><span m='145410'>Go</span> <span m='145570'>to</span> <span m='145880'>meetings</span> <span m='146380'>that--</span> <span m='147470'>fast</span> <span m='148000'>pitches</span> <span m='149230'>that</span> <span m='149650'>angel</span> <span m='150030'>investors</span> <span m='150580'>put</span> <span m='150810'>on,</span> <span m='151400'>or</span> <span m='151510'>venture</span> <span m='152000'>capitalists,</span> <span m='153010'>and</span> <span m='153240'>learn</span> <span m='153650'>from</span> <span m='153880'>those</span> <span m='154250'>who</span> <span m='154380'>are</span> <span m='154530'>pitching</span> <span m='155860'>and</span> <span m='156100'>listen</span> <span m='156500'>to</span> <span m='156630'>the</span> <span m='156740'>judges</span> <span m='157025'>because</span> <span m='157310'>they're</span> <span m='157747'>the</span> <span m='157965'>ones</span> <span m='158184'>that</span> <span m='158329'>have</span> <span m='158475'>been</span> <span m='158621'>super-successful</span> <span m='159830'>over</span> <span m='160010'>the</span> <span m='160180'>years.</span> </p><p><span m='162940'>We</span> <span m='163150'>got</span> <span m='163440'>blessed</span> <span m='163920'>here.</span> </p><p><span m='164195'>We did!</span> </p><p><span m='165160'>And</span> <span m='166390'>here</span> <span m='166460'>at</span> <span m='166530'>the</span> <span m='166600'>Fancy</span> <span m='166690'>Food</span> <span m='166910'>Show,</span> <span m='168350'>this</span> <span m='168510'>is</span> <span m='168610'>our</span> <span m='168740'>first</span> <span m='169090'>debut</span> <span m='169450'>launch</span> <span m='170320'>worldwide.</span> <span m='171680'>And</span> <span m='172340'>we've</span> <span m='172620'>been</span> <span m='172750'>selling</span> <span m='173180'>45</span> <span m='173830'>days</span> <span m='174140'>now</span> <span m='174700'>in</span> <span m='174810'>Hawaii.</span> <span m='176200'>ABC</span> <span m='176360'>Stores,</span> <span m='177050'>Hilo</span> <span m='177340'>Hattie's,</span> <span m='178030'>we're</span> <span m='178470'>rolling</span> <span m='178980'>out</span> <span m='179200'>in</span> <span m='179340'>May</span> <span m='179610'>at</span> <span m='179880'>Cost</span> <span m='180210'>Plus</span> <span m='180420'>World</span> <span m='180840'>Market,</span> <span m='181940'>260</span> <span m='182680'>locations.</span> <span m='183780'>So</span> <span m='184030'>it's</span> <span m='184200'>a</span> <span m='184510'>phenomenal</span> <span m='185000'>start.</span> <span m='185460'>We</span> <span m='185560'>have</span> <span m='186280'>an</span> <span m='186380'>extremely</span> <span m='187020'>positive</span> <span m='187590'>response</span> <span m='188150'>here</span> <span m='188430'>at</span> <span m='188510'>the</span> <span m='188590'>trade</span> <span m='188920'>show.</span> <span m='190200'>And</span> <span m='190315'>we're</span> <span m='190430'>just</span> <span m='190610'>very</span> <span m='190860'>blessed</span> <span m='191280'>to</span> <span m='191340'>be</span> <span m='191540'>here</span> <span m='193240'>we</span> <span m='193350'>look</span> <span m='193510'>forward</span> <span m='193930'>to</span> <span m='194800'>spreading</span> <span m='195360'>the</span> <span m='195520'>aloha</span> <span m='195960'>worldwide.</span> </p><p><span m='198626'>My</span> <span m='199120'>training</span> <span m='199367'>is</span> <span m='199614'>actually</span> <span m='200108'>in</span> <span m='200602'>international</span> <span m='201096'>maritime</span> <span m='201590'>shipping.</span> <span m='202084'>I</span> <span m='202331'>was</span> <span m='202578'>a</span> <span m='202701'>member</span> <span m='202825'>of</span> <span m='202948'>the</span> <span m='203072'>International</span> <span m='203566'>Longshore</span> <span m='203813'>and</span> <span m='204060'>Warehouse</span> <span m='204554'>Union.</span> <span m='205542'>I</span> <span m='205789'>did</span> <span m='206036'>union</span> <span m='206530'>negotiations,</span> <span m='207024'>union</span> <span m='210482'>membership</span> <span m='210976'>drives.</span> <span m='211470'>I</span> <span m='211717'>was</span> <span m='211964'>very</span> <span m='212211'>successful</span> <span m='212458'>in</span> <span m='212705'>that.</span> <span m='212952'>I'm</span> <span m='213199'>very</span> <span m='213446'>proud</span> <span m='213693'>of</span> <span m='213940'>organized</span> <span m='214434'>labor.</span> <span m='214928'>I'm</span> <span m='215175'>an</span> <span m='215422'>extremely</span> <span m='215916'>supportive</span> <span m='216410'>person.</span> <span m='216904'>And</span> <span m='217151'>I</span> <span m='217398'>have</span> <span m='217645'>my</span> <span m='217892'>own</span> <span m='218386'>company</span> <span m='218633'>as</span> <span m='218880'>well</span> <span m='219044'>and</span> <span m='219209'>I</span> <span m='219374'>encourage</span> <span m='219868'>people</span> <span m='222338'>for</span> <span m='222832'>labor</span> <span m='223326'>bargaining</span> <span m='223820'>and</span> <span m='224067'>also</span> <span m='224314'>unions</span> <span m='224840'>are</span> <span m='225087'>extremely</span> <span m='225335'>important</span> <span m='225830'>to</span> <span m='226079'>support</span> <span m='226329'>our</span> <span m='226828'>middle</span> <span m='227327'>class</span> <span m='227826'>because</span> <span m='228325'>if</span> <span m='228491'>you're</span> <span m='228657'>not</span> <span m='228824'>making</span> <span m='229073'>any</span> <span m='229323'>money,</span> <span m='229572'>guys,</span> <span m='229822'>you're</span> <span m='230071'>not</span> <span m='230321'>going</span> <span m='230420'>to</span> <span m='230520'>be</span> <span m='230620'>able</span> <span m='230720'>to</span> <span m='230820'>spend</span> <span m='231319'>it.</span> </p><p><span m='232317'>Also,</span> <span m='232816'>too,</span> <span m='233814'>with</span> <span m='234313'>international</span> <span m='234812'>shipping,</span> <span m='235311'>I</span> <span m='235810'>started</span> <span m='236059'>off</span> <span m='236309'>as</span> <span m='236808'>a</span> <span m='237057'>receptionist,</span> <span m='237307'>and</span> <span m='237556'>I</span> <span m='237806'>ended</span> <span m='237972'>up</span> <span m='238138'>in</span> <span m='238305'>vessel</span> <span m='238804'>operations</span> <span m='239303'>on</span> <span m='239552'>the</span> <span m='239802'>dock,</span> <span m='240301'>actually</span> <span m='240800'>orchestrating</span> <span m='241798'>stowage</span> <span m='242297'>and--</span> <span m='242796'>well,</span> <span m='243295'>you</span> <span m='243461'>name</span> <span m='243627'>it,</span> <span m='243794'>and</span> <span m='244293'>marine</span> <span m='244792'>claims.</span> </p><p><span m='245790'>I</span> <span m='245956'>have</span> <span m='246122'>a</span> <span m='246289'>real</span> <span m='246538'>estate</span> <span m='246788'>license,</span> <span m='247287'>as</span> <span m='247786'>well.</span> <span m='248285'>And</span> <span m='249283'>I</span> <span m='249532'>like</span> <span m='249782'>to</span> <span m='250031'>work</span> <span m='250780'>with</span> <span m='251778'>money.</span> <span m='252277'>I</span> <span m='252526'>like</span> <span m='252776'>to</span> <span m='253025'>raise</span> <span m='253275'>capital.</span> <span m='253774'>I</span> <span m='254023'>like</span> <span m='254273'>to</span> <span m='254439'>deal</span> <span m='254605'>with</span> <span m='254772'>venture</span> <span m='255271'>capitalists.</span> <span m='256768'>I</span> <span m='257017'>never</span> <span m='257267'>take</span> <span m='257766'>no</span> <span m='258015'>for</span> <span m='258265'>an</span> <span m='258514'>answer.</span> <span m='258764'>I</span> <span m='259013'>figure</span> <span m='259263'>out</span> <span m='259387'>how</span> <span m='259512'>to</span> <span m='259637'>make</span> <span m='259762'>it</span> <span m='260261'>work.</span> <span m='261259'>I</span> <span m='261758'>try</span> <span m='261924'>not</span> <span m='262090'>to</span> <span m='262257'>be</span> <span m='262423'>rude</span> <span m='262589'>about</span> <span m='262756'>it.</span> </p><p><span m='265750'>My</span> <span m='266249'>school</span> <span m='266748'>is</span> <span m='267247'>I</span> <span m='267496'>read--</span> <span m='268245'>I graduated</span> <span m='268744'>from</span> <span m='269243'>Harbor</span> <span m='269492'>Junior</span> <span m='269742'>College</span> <span m='269991'>in</span> <span m='270241'>Wilmington,</span> <span m='271738'>European</span> <span m='272237'>Origins</span> <span m='272736'>of</span> <span m='272985'>American</span> <span m='273235'>Thought</span> <span m='273484'>and</span> <span m='273734'>Creative</span> <span m='274233'>Writing.</span> <span m='274732'>Actually</span> <span m='275231'>that's</span> <span m='275480'>paid</span> <span m='275730'>off.</span> <span m='276229'>My</span> <span m='276478'>passion</span> <span m='276728'>is</span> <span m='276977'>fine</span> <span m='277227'>Western</span> <span m='277726'>art</span> <span m='278225'>from</span> <span m='278724'>Mexico.</span> <span m='281219'>Well,</span> <span m='281385'>let's</span> <span m='281551'>see.</span> <span m='281718'>What</span> <span m='281842'>did</span> <span m='281967'>they</span> <span m='282092'>want--</span> <span m='282217'>where</span> <span m='282466'>did</span> <span m='282716'>you</span> <span m='282882'>think</span> <span m='283048'>you</span> <span m='283215'>were</span> <span m='283314'>going</span> <span m='283414'>to</span> <span m='283514'>end</span> <span m='283614'>up</span> <span m='283714'>when</span> <span m='283838'>you</span> <span m='283963'>started</span> <span m='284088'>your</span> <span m='284213'>career?</span> </p><p><span m='288180'>I</span> <span m='289030'>sponsored</span> <span m='290700'>amateur</span> <span m='291130'>professional</span> <span m='291560'>rollerblader.</span> <span m='293140'>So</span> <span m='295300'>by</span> <span m='295520'>being</span> <span m='295740'>a</span> <span m='295960'>poster</span> <span m='296380'>child</span> <span m='296830'>for</span> <span m='296940'>many</span> <span m='297250'>companies,</span> <span m='298610'>I</span> <span m='298820'>was</span> <span m='300440'>lucky,</span> <span m='301160'>very</span> <span m='301400'>fortunate</span> <span m='302100'>to</span> <span m='302395'>learn</span> <span m='302690'>from</span> <span m='302850'>the</span> <span m='302960'>CEOs</span> <span m='303760'>and</span> <span m='303910'>marketing</span> <span m='304300'>directors</span> <span m='305450'>at</span> <span m='305580'>a</span> <span m='305620'>young</span> <span m='305940'>age.</span> <span m='306220'>And</span> <span m='306320'>I</span> <span m='307150'>just</span> <span m='307330'>got</span> <span m='307550'>lucky,</span> <span m='308080'>growing</span> <span m='308420'>up</span> <span m='308590'>that</span> <span m='308810'>way.</span> <span m='309990'>You</span> <span m='310310'>turn</span> <span m='310730'>a</span> <span m='310770'>hobby</span> <span m='311060'>into</span> <span m='311205'>a</span> <span m='311350'>profession.</span> <span m='314620'>Didn't</span> <span m='314890'>go</span> <span m='315000'>to</span> <span m='315110'>college.</span> <span m='315710'>I</span> <span m='315920'>for</span> <span m='316090'>sure</span> <span m='316420'>graduated</span> <span m='316665'>high</span> <span m='316910'>school,</span> <span m='317265'>so</span> <span m='317620'>that's</span> <span m='317910'>a</span> <span m='317960'>must.</span> <span m='318275'>Don't</span> <span m='318590'>drop</span> <span m='318770'>out.</span> </p><p><span m='318950'>Never.</span> <span m='319310'>Never.</span> </p><p><span m='322460'>There's</span> <span m='322680'>two</span> <span m='322900'>types.</span> <span m='323330'>Either</span> <span m='323810'>you're</span> <span m='323890'>street</span> <span m='323970'>smart</span> <span m='324095'>or</span> <span m='324220'>you're</span> <span m='324500'>book</span> <span m='324913'>smart.</span> <span m='325740'>Combine</span> <span m='326140'>the</span> <span m='326200'>best</span> <span m='326470'>of</span> <span m='326530'>both</span> <span m='326760'>worlds.</span> <span m='327620'>Get</span> <span m='327850'>some</span> <span m='328360'>sort</span> <span m='328570'>of</span> <span m='328630'>college</span> <span m='328980'>education.</span> <span m='329630'>I</span> <span m='329950'>didn't.</span> <span m='331400'>On</span> <span m='331550'>that</span> <span m='331740'>aspect,</span> <span m='332280'>for</span> <span m='332380'>me,</span> <span m='334580'>it</span> <span m='334640'>didn't</span> <span m='334930'>matter</span> <span m='335260'>for</span> <span m='335430'>myself.</span> <span m='336790'>I</span> <span m='337140'>was</span> <span m='337490'>already</span> <span m='337680'>doing</span> <span m='338145'>it.</span> <span m='338950'>That's</span> <span m='339260'>where</span> <span m='339380'>the</span> <span m='339480'>whole</span> <span m='339670'>passion</span> <span m='339980'>comes</span> <span m='340290'>into</span> <span m='340710'>play.</span> <span m='343850'>Let</span> <span m='344085'>me</span> <span m='344320'>see, here.</span> </p><p><span m='345110'>Well,</span> <span m='345430'>let's--</span> <span m='345760'>go</span> <span m='346100'>ahead.</span> </p><p><span m='348330'>Touching</span> <span m='348690'>base</span> <span m='349020'>on</span> <span m='349200'>Kona</span> <span m='349500'>Bar,</span> <span m='349930'>to</span> <span m='350040'>see</span> <span m='351030'>as</span> <span m='351320'>a</span> <span m='351370'>brand-new</span> <span m='353090'>45</span> <span m='353710'>day</span> <span m='354208'>old</span> <span m='354457'>company,</span> <span m='356200'>check</span> <span m='356480'>out</span> <span m='357540'>konabar.com</span> <span m='359370'>and</span> <span m='360300'>follow</span> <span m='360580'>the</span> <span m='360680'>success</span> <span m='361210'>from</span> <span m='361390'>there.</span> <span m='362105'>If</span> <span m='362267'>you</span> <span m='362430'>have</span> <span m='362540'>any</span> <span m='362690'>questions</span> <span m='363200'>our</span> <span m='363340'>contact</span> <span m='363800'>info</span> <span m='363955'>is</span> <span m='364110'>on</span> <span m='364265'>there,</span> <span m='364420'>so</span> <span m='364610'>you</span> <span m='364800'>can</span> <span m='365110'>always</span> <span m='365240'>reach</span> <span m='365460'>out</span> <span m='365660'>to</span> <span m='365810'>us.</span> <span m='367570'>We're</span> <span m='367830'>out</span> <span m='368070'>there</span> <span m='368840'>to</span> <span m='368980'>lend</span> <span m='369240'>a</span> <span m='369375'>willing</span> <span m='369510'>hand.</span> </p><p><span m='371586'>My</span> <span m='371827'>suggestion</span> <span m='372068'>or</span> <span m='372309'>advice</span> <span m='372550'>would</span> <span m='372710'>be</span> <span m='372871'>to</span> <span m='373032'>always</span> <span m='373514'>follow</span> <span m='373996'>your</span> <span m='374478'>instincts.</span> <span m='375442'>Don't</span> <span m='375930'>let</span> <span m='376200'>anybody</span> <span m='376470'>tell</span> <span m='376800'>you</span> <span m='377290'>anything.</span> <span m='377650'>If</span> <span m='377975'>you</span> <span m='378300'>know</span> <span m='378560'>it's</span> <span m='378806'>right</span> <span m='379053'>do</span> <span m='379299'>not</span> <span m='379546'>doubt</span> <span m='380039'>your</span> <span m='380532'>judgment.</span> <span m='381025'>And</span> <span m='381518'>don't</span> <span m='381764'>take</span> <span m='382011'>no</span> <span m='382175'>for</span> <span m='382339'>an</span> <span m='382504'>answer.</span> <span m='382997'>And</span> <span m='383243'>don't</span> <span m='383490'>be</span> <span m='383736'>afraid</span> <span m='383983'>to</span> <span m='384229'>go</span> <span m='384476'>after</span> <span m='384722'>what</span> <span m='384969'>you</span> <span m='385462'>want,</span> <span m='385955'>no</span> <span m='386448'>matter</span> <span m='386941'>what.</span> </p><p><span m='387434'>Because</span> <span m='388420'>you</span> <span m='388913'>have to</span> <span m='389406'>be</span> <span m='389652'>focused.</span> <span m='389899'>You</span> <span m='390145'>have</span> <span m='390392'>to</span> <span m='390638'>be</span> <span m='390885'>purposeful.</span> <span m='391378'>You</span> <span m='391624'>have</span> <span m='391871'>to</span> <span m='392117'>listen</span> <span m='392364'>to</span> <span m='392610'>other</span> <span m='392857'>people.</span> <span m='393350'>And</span> <span m='393514'>you</span> <span m='393678'>should</span> <span m='393843'>seek</span> <span m='394089'>out</span> <span m='394336'>that</span> <span m='394582'>knowledge.</span> <span m='394829'>But</span> <span m='395322'>at</span> <span m='395568'>the</span> <span m='395815'>same</span> <span m='396061'>time</span> <span m='396308'>think</span> <span m='396554'>for</span> <span m='396801'>yourself</span> <span m='397294'>and</span> <span m='398280'>trust</span> <span m='398773'>your</span> <span m='399266'>judgment.</span> <span m='399759'>And</span> <span m='400005'>have</span> <span m='400252'>a</span> <span m='400498'>good</span> <span m='400745'>sense</span> <span m='400909'>of</span> <span m='401073'>humor.</span> </p><p><span m='402224'>Be</span> <span m='402470'>tolerant.</span> <span m='402717'>Be</span> <span m='403210'>open</span> <span m='403456'>to</span> <span m='403703'>other</span> <span m='404196'>people,</span> <span m='404720'>cultures.</span> <span m='405660'>That's</span> <span m='405810'>very</span> <span m='406140'>critical.</span> <span m='406390'>It's</span> <span m='406565'>a</span> <span m='406740'>little</span> <span m='407240'>world</span> <span m='407740'>now,</span> <span m='407990'>guys,</span> <span m='408240'>and</span> <span m='408740'>you've</span> <span m='408990'>got</span> <span m='409240'>to</span> <span m='409490'>pay</span> <span m='409740'>attention</span> <span m='410240'>to</span> <span m='410740'>all</span> <span m='410906'>of</span> <span m='411073'>the</span> <span m='411240'>ABCs</span> <span m='411740'>of</span> <span m='413240'>affiliations,</span> <span m='414240'>beliefs</span> <span m='414740'>and</span> <span m='415240'>cultures.</span> <span m='415740'>This</span> <span m='415990'>is</span> <span m='416240'>really,</span> <span m='416740'>really</span> <span m='416990'>important.</span> </p><p><span m='417740'>And</span> <span m='418740'>stand</span> <span m='418990'>up</span> <span m='419240'>for</span> <span m='419406'>what</span> <span m='419573'>you</span> <span m='419740'>think.</span> <span m='420240'>And</span> <span m='420490'>if</span> <span m='420740'>you're</span> <span m='420990'>wrong?</span> <span m='421240'>So</span> <span m='421490'>what?</span> <span m='421740'>Nobody</span> <span m='422240'>died,</span> <span m='422740'>did</span> <span m='422990'>they?</span> <span m='423240'>And</span> <span m='423740'>you</span> <span m='423990'>just</span> <span m='424240'>pick</span> <span m='424490'>up</span> <span m='424740'>and</span> <span m='424990'>you</span> <span m='425240'>learn.</span> <span m='425740'>And</span> <span m='426170'>failure</span> <span m='426640'>is</span> <span m='426843'>not</span> <span m='427046'>bad.</span> <span m='427452'>It's</span> <span m='427655'>a</span> <span m='427858'>lesson.</span> <span m='428670'>And--</span> </p><p><span m='429130'>Learn</span> <span m='429420'>from</span> <span m='429540'>your</span> <span m='429660'>mistakes,</span> <span m='429731'>it's</span> <span m='429802'>very</span> <span m='429873'>true.</span> </p><p><span m='429945'>You</span> <span m='430087'>learn</span> <span m='430230'>from</span> <span m='430473'>your</span> <span m='430716'>mistakes.</span> <span m='430959'>Now,</span> <span m='431202'>if</span> <span m='431364'>you</span> <span m='431526'>don't</span> <span m='431688'>learn</span> <span m='431850'>from</span> <span m='432012'>your</span> <span m='432174'>mistakes--</span> </p><p><span m='433146'>(TOGETHER) Then</span> <span m='433389'>you</span> <span m='433632'>have</span> <span m='433794'>a</span> <span m='433956'>problem.</span> </p><p><span m='434118'>Right.</span> <span m='434604'>But</span> <span m='435090'>you</span> <span m='435252'>really</span> <span m='435414'>need</span> <span m='435576'>to</span> <span m='435738'>learn</span> <span m='435900'>from</span> <span m='436062'>your</span> <span m='436224'>mistakes</span> <span m='436386'>and</span> <span m='436548'>say,</span> <span m='436710'>oh,</span> <span m='436872'>I</span> <span m='437034'>learned</span> <span m='437520'>that!</span> <span m='438006'>And</span> <span m='438249'>then</span> <span m='438492'>you</span> <span m='438654'>just</span> <span m='438978'>go</span> <span m='439464'>on.</span> <span m='439950'>And</span> <span m='440922'>life</span> <span m='441408'>is</span> <span m='441651'>really</span> <span m='442380'>everything.</span> </p><p><span m='442870'>Treat</span> <span m='443320'>everybody--</span> </p><p><span m='444205'>Nicely.</span> </p><p><span m='444530'>--with</span> <span m='444635'>the</span> <span m='445020'>utmost</span> <span m='445300'>respect.</span> </p><p><span m='447000'>Yeah.</span> </p><p><span m='447425'>Be</span> <span m='447850'>courteous.</span> <span m='448940'>Common</span> <span m='449320'>sense</span> <span m='449460'>is</span> <span m='449600'>key.</span> </p><p><span m='449740'>And</span> <span m='449978'>be</span> <span m='450217'>kind,</span> <span m='450694'>and</span> <span m='450932'>be</span> <span m='451171'>thoughtful,</span> <span m='451290'>and</span> <span m='451409'>don't</span> <span m='451528'>be</span> <span m='451648'>rude.</span> <span m='452602'>It</span> <span m='452840'>doesn't</span> <span m='453079'>get</span> <span m='453317'>you</span> <span m='453556'>anyplace.</span> <span m='454033'>And</span> <span m='454271'>never</span> <span m='454510'>be</span> <span m='454669'>in</span> <span m='454828'>your</span> <span m='454987'>face.</span> <span m='455464'>Listen</span> <span m='455702'>to</span> <span m='455941'>what</span> <span m='456179'>people</span> <span m='456418'>have</span> <span m='456656'>to</span> <span m='456895'>say.</span> <span m='457690'>And</span> <span m='458000'>work</span> <span m='458145'>it</span> <span m='458290'>out,</span> <span m='458880'>because</span> <span m='459365'>you're</span> <span m='459607'>not</span> <span m='459850'>in</span> <span m='460092'>their</span> <span m='460335'>shoes,</span> <span m='460820'>and</span> <span m='460941'>you</span> <span m='461062'>don't</span> <span m='461183'>know</span> <span m='461305'>what</span> <span m='461402'>their</span> <span m='461499'>day</span> <span m='461596'>was</span> <span m='461693'>like</span> <span m='461790'>or</span> <span m='462032'>what</span> <span m='462275'>happened</span> <span m='462760'>in</span> <span m='463002'>the</span> <span m='463245'>last</span> <span m='463730'>[? week. ?]</span> <span m='464215'>So</span> <span m='464336'>if</span> <span m='464457'>you</span> <span m='464578'>can</span> <span m='464700'>communicate</span> <span m='465185'>your</span> <span m='465346'>interests</span> <span m='465508'>and</span> <span m='465670'>your</span> <span m='466155'>warmth,</span> <span m='466640'>you</span> <span m='466882'>get</span> <span m='467125'>everything</span> <span m='467610'>you</span> <span m='467852'>want.</span> <span m='468095'>Trust</span> <span m='468337'>me.</span> <span m='468580'>Isn't</span> <span m='468822'>that</span> <span m='469065'>right?</span> </p><p><span m='469550'>Very</span> <span m='469792'>true.</span> </p><p><span m='470520'>That's</span> <span m='470762'>how</span> <span m='471005'>we</span> <span m='471247'>got</span> <span m='471490'>this</span> <span m='471732'>far.</span> </p><p><span m='472945'>Check out</span> <span m='473430'>konabar.com</span> <span m='475040'>and</span> <span m='475290'>enjoy</span> <span m='475590'>the</span> <span m='475750'>ride.</span> </p><p><span m='476050'>This</span> <span m='476350'>was</span> <span m='476650'>fun!</span> </p>","file":{"id":167917,"video_id":"2700373825001","name":"124257869","duration":478510,"thumbnail_url":null}});