Gambling on Granola (Paperback)
Unexpected Gifts on the Path of Entrepreneurship
Terra Nova Books, 9781938288920, 210pp.
Publication Date: January 1, 2018
In Gambling on Granola: Unexpected Gifts on the Path of Entrepreneurship, Simon shares a tale that is uplifting and inspiring but also raw and honest. This is a business memoir but also a love story-the love of her work, of a journey in uncharted waters, of the products and company she created, and of the creative challenge of following her dream We see her growth and healing over fifteen years, as mistakes, weaknesses, and naivete evolve into resilience, resolve, and inspiration. For Fiona Simon, it started out as all new businesses do-with an idea. But her world quickly became more complex as she fought to establish an organic granola company, develop new product lines, build a successful business, forge personal relations that worked in a competitive business environment, and hold onto her deepest values-all while raising her daughter, Natalie as a single mom.