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Confidence vs. Competence

with Katie Poppe



Katie Poppe is the co-founder of multiple acclaimed restaurants, including Little Big Burger, Blue Star Donuts, Boxer Ramen, and Boxer Sushi, opening over 30 locations across Oregon, Japan, and Los Angeles. She has developed several multi-unit and franchise concepts driven by a passion for high-quality, reasonably priced food paired with an unforgettable brand experience.

Katie is an industry leader known for her expertise in brand innovation, marketing, customer experience, strategic planning, leadership development, and partnerships. Her tenacity is evident through her successful navigation of Chapter 11/Sub Ch.V reorganization during the pandemic while pivoting Blue Star Donuts into an omnichannel brand encompassing brick-and-mortar, CPG, and ecommerce.

Katie continues to build the Blue Star legacy of bringing happiness to the world through delicious donuts and stellar hospitality, which now includes flourishing e-commerce and wholesale/CPG departments. Her vision has always been to build a dynamic and purpose-driven brand that is dedicated to providing a safe, fair workplace with excellent benefits, fostering talent, and helping employees develop long-lasting skills and friendships.

“Focus on one thing and do it well”

-Katie Poppe

Are you ready to unlock your true potential and achieve unparalleled success? The EO Wonder Podcast‘s episode “Confidence vs. Competence,” featuring Katie Poppe and hosted by Kalika Yap, is a game-changing discussion that will revolutionize the way you approach personal and professional growth.

Katie shares invaluable insights on the significance of competence and how it establishes your credibility in the professional arena. Unleash the force of competence to build a solid foundation for lasting success and stand out among the competition.

In this episode, you’ll realize that confidence and competence are not destination points but rather lifelong pursuits. Kalika and Katie encourage you to embrace a growth mindset, view failures as stepping stones to success, and continuously challenge yourself. This journey of self-improvement will unlock new horizons and open doors you never thought possible.

With their powerful insights, Kalika and Katie ignite a fire within you to conquer self-doubt, embrace your capabilities, and redefine what success means to you. Unleash your true potential and become a beacon of confidence and competence in every aspect of your life. Get ready to transform your future and rewrite your story like never before.

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