47 min

#65: Passion, Progression, and Power with Vanessa Deleon & Bobby Bournias True Underdog

    • Entrepreneurship

Today on the show Jayson is talking with Vanessa Deleon, owner and CEO of Vanessa Deleo Associates, an award winning Interior Design Firm that specializes in residential, commercial, and hospitality design, and Bobby Bournias, the owner of the Brownstone Pancake Factory in Edgewater, NJ.
In this episode we talk about how the two different personality types of Vanessa and Bobby fit together so well, and how they’re able to motivate, and push each other. We talk about some early obstacles and adversities that both Bobby and Vanessa had to overcome, why it’s important to feel needed. We also discuss how both of them dealt with their businesses during the pandemic, how they continued to thrive, and how sometimes, it’s not about the money, it’s about making people happy and staying fulfilled.
 
Links: 
 
Follow True Underdog on IG: www.instagram.com/true_underdog
Reach out to Jayson directly at jayson@trueunderdog.com
Follow Jayson on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayson-waller-/
Follow Jayson on Instagram: www.instagram.com/jaysonwallerbam
Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.trueunderdog.com
 
Mentioned in the Episode:
 
Brownstone Pancake Factory Website: http://www.brownstonepancakefactory.com/
Brownstone Pancake Factory Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brownstone_pancake_factory/?hl=en
Vanessa’s Website: https://vanessadeleon.com/
Vanessa’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vda_designs/?hl=en
 
Timestamps:
 
1:31 - Life During the Pandemic
3:42 - Making Room for Each Other
6:34 - Early Career Obstacles for Vanessa
10:52 - It’s Important to Feel Needed
12:40 - Transitioning to the Restaurant Business
15:16 - Bobby Dealing with the “Naysayers”
20:12 - Thriving off of the Haters
12:30 - Vanessa Dealing with Adversity
27:18 - How Bobby Dealt with the Pandemic
33:50 - Creating Motivation in Your Business
37:20 - How Vanessa Dealt with the Pandemic
42:42 - What Does Their Son Think of the Business
43:18 - Bobby’s Social Media
45:49 - Vanessa’s Social Media

Today on the show Jayson is talking with Vanessa Deleon, owner and CEO of Vanessa Deleo Associates, an award winning Interior Design Firm that specializes in residential, commercial, and hospitality design, and Bobby Bournias, the owner of the Brownstone Pancake Factory in Edgewater, NJ.
In this episode we talk about how the two different personality types of Vanessa and Bobby fit together so well, and how they’re able to motivate, and push each other. We talk about some early obstacles and adversities that both Bobby and Vanessa had to overcome, why it’s important to feel needed. We also discuss how both of them dealt with their businesses during the pandemic, how they continued to thrive, and how sometimes, it’s not about the money, it’s about making people happy and staying fulfilled.
 
Links: 
 
Follow True Underdog on IG: www.instagram.com/true_underdog
Reach out to Jayson directly at jayson@trueunderdog.com
Follow Jayson on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayson-waller-/
Follow Jayson on Instagram: www.instagram.com/jaysonwallerbam
Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.trueunderdog.com
 
Mentioned in the Episode:
 
Brownstone Pancake Factory Website: http://www.brownstonepancakefactory.com/
Brownstone Pancake Factory Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brownstone_pancake_factory/?hl=en
Vanessa’s Website: https://vanessadeleon.com/
Vanessa’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vda_designs/?hl=en
 
Timestamps:
 
1:31 - Life During the Pandemic
3:42 - Making Room for Each Other
6:34 - Early Career Obstacles for Vanessa
10:52 - It’s Important to Feel Needed
12:40 - Transitioning to the Restaurant Business
15:16 - Bobby Dealing with the “Naysayers”
20:12 - Thriving off of the Haters
12:30 - Vanessa Dealing with Adversity
27:18 - How Bobby Dealt with the Pandemic
33:50 - Creating Motivation in Your Business
37:20 - How Vanessa Dealt with the Pandemic
42:42 - What Does Their Son Think of the Business
43:18 - Bobby’s Social Media
45:49 - Vanessa’s Social Media

47 min