How Amy Lacey Bounced Back After Losing a Multi-Million Dollar Company

When life throws you a curveball, do you crumble, or do you rise? 


Amy Lacey had it all – a booming business, a loving family, and a life she had worked hard to build. But in the blink of an eye, everything changed. Ousted from the very company she founded, Amy found herself in the depths of depression, questioning her worth and purpose.


In today’s episode, Amy shares her incredible journey of resilience and rebuilding. From the early days of experimenting with cauliflower pizza crust in her kitchen to building and losing Cali’flour Foods, Amy’s story is one of passion, perseverance, and the power of the human spirit.


But this isn’t just a story of business success and failure. It’s a deeply personal journey of self-discovery, healing, and the importance of emotional intelligence in both life and business. Amy opens up about moments when she found the strength to forgive, heal, and start anew.


If you’ve ever faced failure or felt like giving up, Amy’s story will inspire you to keep pushing forward and turn your failures into successes.

In this Episode

  • Building Cali’flour Foods from a simple idea
  • Losing control of the company and falling into depression
  • The importance of emotional intelligence in business
  • What happened to Cali’flour Foods?
  • Starting over with Soursop Nutrition
  • Applying lessons learned to a new venture
  • Raising capital and making decisions
  • Normalizing the conversation about anxiety and depression
  • The Power of Forgiveness

About Amy Lacey

Amy Lacey is a serial entrepreneur, best-selling author, and keynote speaker. In 2016, she founded Cali’flour Foods, introducing the first cauliflower pizza crust to the market. The brand quickly expanded from farmers markets to grocery stores nationwide, becoming the top-selling pizza crust on Amazon for 16 months and winning several awards. In 2019, Amy sold the majority of Cali’flour Foods in an eight-figure deal. She now leads Soursop Nutrition, focusing on introducing the superfood soursop to the market. Amy also mentors entrepreneurs and supports philanthropic causes, particularly those aiding women founders and children with cancer. 






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