1 hr 16 min

#25 Jim & Ashley Walsh: Mezcal, Chocolate & Psilocybin The Climb - Cross Roads & Defining Moments

    • Entrepreneurship

Jim & Ashley Walsh are the Father-Daughter duo behind Kimo Sabe Mezcal. Jim is also the founder of Hawaiian Vintage Chocolate, and Ashley is the founder of Inner State, a Psilocybin-based wellness company. On this episode, we discuss Jim's entrepreneurial parenting style, their move to Hawaii for a "1950's-style" family experience, starting the first chocolate company on the islands and eventually into the success of Kimo Sabe Mezcal and Ashley's journey of founding her own company. Enjoy the Climb!

The Climb on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/the-climb-podcast/
Bob Wierema: www.linkedin.com/in/robert-wierema/
Michael Moore: www.linkedin.com/in/michaelpmoore/

Kimo Sabe: https://kimosabemezcal.com/

www.Instagram.com/kimosabemezcal

(1:46) - Spirituality, Purpose, Drive, Determination & Family

(11:56) - Jim & Ashley on parenting

(15:56) - “Gen-z” will learn more from technology than from their parents

(22:52) - The Foundations of Hawaiian Vintage Chocolate

(31:38) - How the business exploded in growth

(36:35) - Bridging Chocolate and Mezcal

(38:39) - Why is Tequila more well-known than Mezcal?

(42:09) - The Father-Daughter and Co-Founder Dynamic

(49:10) - Ashley’s resolve and self-assurance

(53:05) - Why Ashley left the entertainment business

(1:01:38) - The future for Kimo Sabe & Inner State

(1:06:36) - What do you say to folks who doubt the benefits of Psilocybin or folks who criticize the moves you’ve made in Mexico?

(1:13:35) - What do you want the other to know about you?

Jim & Ashley Walsh are the Father-Daughter duo behind Kimo Sabe Mezcal. Jim is also the founder of Hawaiian Vintage Chocolate, and Ashley is the founder of Inner State, a Psilocybin-based wellness company. On this episode, we discuss Jim's entrepreneurial parenting style, their move to Hawaii for a "1950's-style" family experience, starting the first chocolate company on the islands and eventually into the success of Kimo Sabe Mezcal and Ashley's journey of founding her own company. Enjoy the Climb!

The Climb on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/the-climb-podcast/
Bob Wierema: www.linkedin.com/in/robert-wierema/
Michael Moore: www.linkedin.com/in/michaelpmoore/

Kimo Sabe: https://kimosabemezcal.com/

www.Instagram.com/kimosabemezcal

(1:46) - Spirituality, Purpose, Drive, Determination & Family

(11:56) - Jim & Ashley on parenting

(15:56) - “Gen-z” will learn more from technology than from their parents

(22:52) - The Foundations of Hawaiian Vintage Chocolate

(31:38) - How the business exploded in growth

(36:35) - Bridging Chocolate and Mezcal

(38:39) - Why is Tequila more well-known than Mezcal?

(42:09) - The Father-Daughter and Co-Founder Dynamic

(49:10) - Ashley’s resolve and self-assurance

(53:05) - Why Ashley left the entertainment business

(1:01:38) - The future for Kimo Sabe & Inner State

(1:06:36) - What do you say to folks who doubt the benefits of Psilocybin or folks who criticize the moves you’ve made in Mexico?

(1:13:35) - What do you want the other to know about you?

1 hr 16 min