Ask One Extra Question with Nicole Cogan of No Bread

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After going down the path that she figured was best for her, Type-A Nicole decided to quit her career to see where her blog would take her. She became one of the leading industry experts in the gluten-free field and helped shape how restaurants facilitated gluten-free options. 

Today, we sit down with Nicole Cogan, founder of No Bread, a popular gluten-free blog, and an angel investor. She shares with us why she quit her job with no back-up plan, her biggest challenges, her advice for investing, and so much more.

“​​So I like, had my food list of what I could eat at each restaurant, did I get sick, how I felt, all this stuff. And that was the basis of No Bread, which became my career and my passion was this Excel sheet that made its way around the office and turned into what it is today.” – Nicole Cogan

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This week’s takeaways from Entreprenista:

  • Nicole shares her career journey (3:37)
  • Nicole talks about the days that followed once she quit her job (10:17)
  • Nicole explains how she monetized No Bread (13:47)
  • Nicole shares her biggest challenges (19:20)
  • Nicole gives advice for people who want to become influencers now (24:06)
  • How Nicole got into investing (27:33)
  • Nicole explains the basics of investing (37:10)
  • Rapid fire questions (41:40)
  • The advice Nicole learned from her dad [this is good] (43:59)
  • What being an Entreprenista means to Nicole (45:53)

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Our Favorite Quotes:

  • “Take the most Type A person you know, amplify it and you have me.” – Nicole Cogan
  • “If I commit to something I commit with 100% and if I can’t, I’m the first person to tell you ‘I’m not going to do this with you, love you, can’t do it. I don’t have the time.’ So the calendar is my child.” – Nicole Cogan
  • “My biggest advice, especially to women, is make your money work for you.” – Nicole Cogan

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