Internationally touring bassist and music director Rob Morgan sits down over drinks with intriguing people to try and learn what it means to live a curious life.

Question 13 // Why Should I Give A Damn About Vinegar & Vulnerability? (feat. Scott Dillon)

July 18, 2017

Scott Dillon is the owner of a cocktail company called The Twisted Shrub. After a chance meeting in passing, I instantly knew I had to learn more about his story and after reaching out, he was kind enough to sit down with me over drinks. How did He go from a secure job at General Mills to starting his own cocktail company? Why does he think that the most legit people view vulnerability as a sign of confidence? And what are these ‘Shrubs’ he’s basing his entire business on?

In this episode we talk about: -What are “Shrubs” and how did Scott Discover them -The beauty of craft-beverages forcing you to be in the moment -Scott’s history with General Mills and how the recession changed his life path -The importance of honest friendships (you need people to call you on your shit)   -The danger of binary career thinking (thinking you either choose to have a fun career and not have it be smart financially or you have a borring career that gives you financial security) -The greatest skill Scott learned from his time at General Mills (LISTENING & LEADERSHIP) -Leadership Advice -The importance of vaulnerability and NOT the fake it till you make it mentality -The importance of ‘Winning’ and bringing a competitive spirit in anything you do (Scott explains why) -Colin Powell’s '40/70 Rule' -Vulnerability and being willing to ask questions when you don’t know is the ultamate sign of confidence (Scott explains why and talks about Questions. "If you don’t ask, you don’t care.”)

Recording Location: Parlour, Downtown Minneapolis Drinks: Seasonal Smash & Parlour Old Fashioned 

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