The Pathways To Success Podcast (EP 163): Tom Vincent, Founder of Texas Coffee School

Texas Coffee School founder, Tom Vincent was recently a featured guest on the Pathways to Success Podcast with Julian Placino (Episode 163). He shares his tips for how to open a successful coffee shop business and answers questions like “How much does it cost to open a coffee shop?”, and much more. If you want to learn more about Texas Coffee School from an inside perspective. This is a great peek behind the curtain! This episode is available for download in Apple Podcasts, or you can just listen below.


  • The entrepreneurial genesis story of Tom Vincent and Texas Coffee School
  • How to start and grow a coffee shop business – The approach (personal and professional) – most people get the steps in the wrong order and do it for the wrong reasons.
  • How much does it cost to open a coffee shop business?
    • You don’t need tons of money to start a business
    • Conventional wisdom, vs unconventional wisdom
    • Good. Cheap. Fast. – Pick two, build/plan accordingly
    • Do what the Marines do
  • Entrepreneurship requires reprogramming your brain – The life transition in disconnecting from the rat race – the best advice I was ever given.

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