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Brook Eddy

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Brook Eddy is the fonder of Bhakti Chai. She studied Social Policy and Non-Profit Management at the University of Michigan and graduated in 1997. This Boulder, Colorado citizen traveled to India in 2002 to study Bhakti, a social movement based on devotion. When she returned to the United States, she was unable to locate the spicy chai that she had enjoyed in India. She than began to make her own chai. Friends and neighbors, who enjoyed the tea, encouraged her to begin to sell it. By 2006, she was delivering her drinks to local cafes and markets for distribution. In 2008, she was able to quit her full-time job and focus only on Bhakti Chai. The company now works out of a 4,5000 square foot building in Longmont, Colorado. She bases her business on social change and charitable actions stressed in Bhakti. The drink was awarded the 2012 Best of Show at the Natural Products Expo West. Its biggest distributor is Whole Foods Markets. In 2011, the company donated over 3 percent of their revenue to causes and foundations, which support girls, women, and the earth. As of 2013, the company has become Non-GMO Project Verified.

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Bhakti Chai (Founder)

Lessons Learned

All my lessons learned, personal and business, are based on the foundations of Bhakti. You must move through life with the most charitable of actions and goals, you have to have a social mission and you must inspire to embrace and to live Bhakti in very aspect of your entire life. Social change and a better life for everyone begins with each of you.

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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

Marianne Williamson

Brook Eddy's Quotes

As a single mother starting my chai company, I knew from the inception that we needed to use Fair Trade Certified tea.

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The other prong of risk taking is resiliency. Of course not every plunge will bring success.

Brook Eddy

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Ted Travelstead - The Petraeus Files: All the Photos, Chats, Poems, and Other Super-Secret Emails They Don't Want You to See

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