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Title: Coffee Shop


1
  • Welcome To Tokyo Smoke

2
  • Why I quit my dream job at Google to
    launch a business
  • One year ago, I was 30 years old, leading a
    100-million-plus business as head of an
    Asia-Pacific-wide sales team for Google, and
    making more money than I ever imagined. I had
    lived in New York, San Francisco, Bangkok and
    Singapore, and travelled to over 50 countries.
    All this because six years before, I landed my
    dream job at Google in corporate strategy.I
    found myself on a secondment in Ghana developing
    national Internet infrastructure. On my way to a
    voodoo ceremony with a Ghanaian tour guide, I
    reflected on my career path, admitting to him
    that Id lost focus and felt unfulfilled. What he
    told me changed the course of my life You
    either work on something you love, or work
    because it supports the people you love.
  • For More Information please Visit Site
    http//www.tokyosmoke.com

3
  • Thats when I quit Google.For years, I had
    structured my life around achieving work-related
    success Work hard, get promoted, make more
    money. Lather, rinse, repeat. I craved the
    validation of corporate success. I wanted badly
    to be recognized for my intelligence, for my
    parents to be proud of me, and to feel important.
    For the first time in my life, the excitement of
    another promotion or more money was non-existent.
    I felt empty, in need of change, despite having
    the dream job I always wanted.
  • In typical form for someone who spent his
    formative years at Google, I created a
    data-driven process to uncover what I loved. My
    Web-based project was called TimeOn (a word play
    on time off) and it involved documenting
    everything about my daily routines, interactions
    and experiences. Scoring metrics like Happiness
    (1-10) and Meaning (1-10) on a spreadsheet, I
    sought to understand my life better to set out on
    my future path.

4
  • Armed with TimeOn, I travelled to Japan,
    where I worked as a back-country ski tour guide,
    all the while fastidiously cataloguing my
    experiences. Meditating for months in the
    beautiful landscape of Japan, I had a revelation
    that would guide me toward building my current
    business, Tokyo Smoke, with my father. My data
    from TimeOn reflected that I was happiest when I
    talked to people I loved and about things that I
    loved.The three passions in particular are
    coffee, clothing and cannabis. I love a good
    coffee, and one major perk of Google is that
    every office is kitted out with the fanciest of
    fancy espresso machines.Fashion and design have
    shaped my life. My grandfather founded a womens
    clothing company called Mister Leonard. My
    father, Lorne Gertner, an architect by trade and
    lifelong entrepreneur, co-founded Cannasat
    Therapeutics, the first publicly traded cannabis
    company in Canada, more than a decade ago. My
    mother, a designer, has been a huge creative
    influence in my life and pointed me in the
    direction of branding and retail.
  • For More Information Please Visit Site
    http//www.tokyosmoke.com

5
  • I flew back to Toronto to work closely with
    my father to develop a brand that would redefine
    the cannabis marketplace. We opened up Tokyo
    Smokes first showroom, which features a coffee
    bar, branded clothing and cannabis paraphernalia,
    such as lighters and rolling papers.Tokyo Smoke
    wasnt to be a Bob Marley-inspired head shop, or
    one of the many illegal dispensaries, but instead
    a home to the creative class. Our mens clothes
    are classic and stylish. We also have developed a
    set of proprietary cannabis strains, which
    provide consumers four distinct and consistent
    experiences. Tokyo Smoke cannabis will be on
    shelves in legal recreational dispensaries in the
    United States later this year. We will closely
    monitor legislative developments in Canada and
    plan to release our brand of cannabis in-line
    with the Liberal government's upcoming repeal of
    marijuana prohibition.

6
  • I believe cannabis is the next Internet an
    immense and untrammelled new market opportunity
    and Tokyo Smoke is gearing up to take advantage
    of it. At least 10 per cent of North Americans
    consume cannabis on a regular basis and consumer
    product brands have yet to enter this enticing,
    mainstream, rapidly legalizing space.In the
    coming months, we plan to open coffee shops in
    Seattle and Los Angeles, while the first line of
    Tokyo Smoke-branded cannabis ships to independent
    retailers in California, Oregon, and Washington
    State, with clothing not far behind.Looking
    back at my time in Ghana with the guide, I find
    myself smiling. Today, Im not distracted with
    the career ladder but instead stimulated by the
    power of beginning a meaningful journey doing
    something I genuinely love.

7
  • Contact US
  • Email ID coffee_at_tokyosmoke.com
  • Phone No 1 647-348-6596
  • Web Site http//www.tokyosmoke.com
  • Address 850 Adelaide St W, Toronto, ON TX M6J
    2S1, Canada
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