How We Work - with Iso Rabins

In this week's episode, I got to catch up with an old friend who's been stirring up the Bay Area's culinary scene, Emily Winston. You might know her as the mastermind behind Boichik Bagels, but there's so much more to her story.

Our conversation took us on a journey through her remarkable shift from being an engineer to mastering the art of bagel making. It's not every day you hear about someone leaving a technical profession to pursue the art of perfecting a New York-style bagel in the Bay Area, but Emily did just that. Her passion for authentic bagels turned into a business venture that's about more than just food; it's about community, authenticity, and resilience.

We talked about the gritty details of Emily's entrepreneurial journey, discussing the challenges and successes of her transition. Emily didn't just talk about making delicious bagels; she shared insights on business growth, maintaining quality, and why keeping a personal touch in your business matters more than you might think.

Perhaps the most intriguing part of our talk was how Emily navigates the complex dynamics of expanding a business while staying true to her roots. It's a lesson in balancing growth with authenticity, something every budding entrepreneur needs to hear.

So, if you're curious about how an engineer became a beloved figure in the artisanal food community, or if you're just a fan of a good bagel, this episode is for you.

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What is How We Work - with Iso Rabins?

A podcast about what we do, why we do it, and what we think. Explore the interesting and unique ways people create their lives, from artists and entrepreneurs to fishermen and wild salmon counters. Discover what they've learned along the way, both in their work and in their lives. Hosted by Iso Rabins