In Chapter 18 of 21 in her 2011 Capture Your Flag interview, food entrepreneur Julie Hession answers "How Has Winning Food Competitions Given You the Confidence to Dream Bigger?" Hession shares how competing in, and progressively winning, recipe and cooking competitions taps into her competitive spirit. The process boosts her self-confidence and brings out her passion for marketing. Julie Hession is the founder of Julie Anne's All Natural Granola Company. Passionate about food since childhood, Hession has developed her career by food blogging, cooking contests, and starting fine food companies. Hession earned an MBA in Marketing from Duke University and a BA from UNLV.