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123 Jeanette and Alex Ruiz | Veganism, Podcasting and Entrepreneurship as a Married Couple

By Harry Duran

In this episode I talk with the husband and wife duo behind Planted in Miami, a podcast about conscious living in the Magic City. We do a deep dive into their inspirations, why they transitioned to a plant-based diet and how podcasting made them take the leap to quit their 9-5 jobs. There are lots of laughs but also great insight into the entrepreneurial life and all it entails. 04:27 - How they learned to start podcasting 07:05 - Who influenced their podcast 08:56 - Podcast format (husband and wife) 09:33 - Planted in Miami origin 15:25 - What prompted their move to a plant-based diet 22:01 - Harry’s reason for turning vegetarian 24:56 - Jeanette’s audition on American Idol 28:49 - How they met 29:32 - Why they left their 9 to 5 jobs 33:29 - Their new business venture 34:47 - Alex’s advice for wannabe entrepreneurs 35:11 - The two things they spend their money on 38:50 - Katie Krimitsos Podfest presentation 39:40 - The importance of intellectual property 44:31 - Why having a support group is important 46:15 - How accountability calls can help entrepreneurs 49:16 - Structuring your work day 01:02:27 - Getting comfortable with your voice 01:04:07 - What has Alex changed his mind about recently? 01:05:03 - What is the most misunderstood thing about Jeanette? 01:07:07 - The influence of Latino culture 01:08:34 - Alex’s opinion on Kenny G Full Show Notes: http://podcastjunkies.com/jeanette-and-alex-ruiz-interview

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