The Rule of 10,000 Donuts w/ Morgan Hipworth, Donut Prince of Australia - 5OH24
On the 5 O’Clock Hustle, we’ve spent a good amount of time interviewing great story-tellers. This time around - plain and simple - we’re bringing you a great story. We use the term “Great” strategically to highlight its ability to share insightful lessons, break convention and inspire.
“Know where you want to be and when you want to be there – that gets me up every day and gets me through the next one.”
Morgan Hipworth began cooking at the age of 7 and started his business by 13. Originally a fanciful play on French cuisine, Bistro Morgan has become a global brand and phenomenon with Morgan coined as the Donut Prince of Australia and experiencing successes like a pop-up donut stand that sold over 10,000 donuts in eight days.
What did you want to be when you were growing up? Maybe a doctor, lawyer or the President, right? Guess what the Donut Prince had in mind…
Follow up question: If you did follow that path steadfast, what would you have sacrificed?
Looking forward almost ten years now, Mr. Hipworth has accomplished as much learning and business experience as any well-versed CEO in the space. Listen to this episode to gain knowledge about the challenges of keeping a niche-market experience exciting, the perpetual growth achieved by youngsters and entrepreneurs alike, leveraging your supposed [dis]advantages, being a social media rock star and maintaining an unwavering love for your passion and career despite all of the foregoing!
Time to hustle, friends. "Have fun and get the job done."
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