Ricky Hirsch is a Chicago-based entrepreneur who knows the value of hustle. As founder and CEO of Think Jerky, he launched the most successful food-based Kickstarter of all time, collaborates with some of the top chefs in the world (Gale Gand, Laurent Gras, & Matt Troost) to create jerky that looks nothing like your dad’s truck stop snack, and is willing to talk to anyone.
Think Jerky has been profiled on numerous outlets, and for good reason; Ricky is driven to be the best, and it shows. Connect with him Facebook, Instagram, and see what all the buzz is about at ThinkJerky.com (and use promo code “Think” to save 10%!)
Ricky gives us a behind-the-scenes view of what it takes to be the best at what you do, how to get connected to the top players in your field, and some of the potential drawbacks people might face as they consider moving into an entrepreneur role.
The connection was a little spotty at times, but it’s worth sticking through it to see how his mind works; it’s great.