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Carol Markowitz on Turning an Entrepreneurial Vision into Reality

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Carol Markowitz on Turning an Entrepreneurial Vision into Reality

Host, Mary Foley speaks with Carol Markowitz, COO and CFO of Loyola University and Treasurer of the New Orleans Culinary and Hospitality Institute (NOCHI). Carol tapped into her grit and vision to spearhead the creation and launch of NOCHI, a project that has truly brought a much-needed resource to the NOLA region. Today, we talk about what it took for Carol to make her dream a reality and how she found a more fulfilling way to apply her expertise in corporate finance against different industry sectors and stages of growth. During this inspiring conversation, Carol shares what made the six-year project absolutely worth it, how she managed to complete the project with the support of her husband, and the value of a shared vision.

Listen and Learn:
  • Taking an idea and turning it into reality
  • The questions to ask yourself before starting a major project
  • Starting a Culinary Institute from scratch
  • Being part of a supportive team with a shared vision
  • Being resilient through psychological, practical, and financial setbacks
  • How to bridge the gap between vision and execution
  • The importance of asking the ‘dumb’ questions
  • Playing to your strengths
  • How to acquire entrepreneurial skills
  • How important spousal support is during a large scale project


New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute

Loyola University New Orleans

Carol Markowitz on LinkedIn
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MEET OUR P.O.W.E.R. PLUG HOST...

Mary Foley
Mary Foley — Growing a business in uncertainty is hard. Doing it alone is harder. That’s why in addition to hosting the Fidelity P.O.W.E.R. Plug podcast, Mary is a business coach and founder of the REV UP Society for women entrepreneurs. She offers a powerful combination of coaching, accountability, and celebration in a supportive community so you can build a thriving business no matter what. For more, go to maryfoley.com.
The information contained in this P.O.W.E.R. Plug Podcast expresses the opinion of the author and does not constitute advice from or the opinion of Fidelity Bank.
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