The Salsa Queen – Creator of The Salsa Queen Salsa

Hear the story of how SalsaQueen went from living on food stamps, barely able to provide for her family, to building a thriving salsa business with products in over 1500 stores throughout 30 American states. When she immigrated to America with her family, she was only 17 and unable to finish high school due to a language barrier. In this episode, you’ll hear how she overcame numerous obstacles, from learning a new language and culture to being a single mother of seven, and turned her passion into a successful career.

Action Principles 

Pick one to do this week:

  1. Believe in yourself. Listen to the people who support you and trust in your abilities. ACTION: Ask a trusted friend or family member to share what they think your strengths are and write them down to review when needed.
  2. Know yourself. Don’t try to be someone you’re not. Take time to learn about your own passions and strengths.  ACTION: Take the course Discovering Your Strengths on LinkedIn Learning.
  3. Learn to delegate. Assign lower-value tasks to someone else, freeing up more time for you to focus on what’s most important. ACTION: Pick one task and outsource it to a professional or team member.
  4. Write down your goals. When you put your goals in writing, you’re more likely to stay focused on them. ACTION: Schedule time to review your goals and put them in writing.

Guest Resources

If you’d like to order some delicious salsas, go to You can also follow the company, Salsa Queen, on LinkedIn.

Books Mentioned

Power of Having Fun

The Focused Business

Suggested LinkedIn Learning Courses

Discovering Your Strengths


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