Episodes

Ep37: Of Paper Towels and Nespresso Machines

Feb. 20, 2018

Over at the World Wide So Here’s My Story Podcast Headquarters, we have lots of great discussions. But this one is special, because it all started with a trip to the washroom. Solutions often have unintended consequences, consequences that could...

Ep36: The Massage Saga Continues...

Feb. 13, 2018

Have you ever walked into a space, and something in the environment made you uncomfortable? Or maybe you entered a work space and thought “this space is perfectly suited to the work being done in it.” Creating a space – whether the actual...

Ep35: Want-Shaming Free Zone

Feb. 6, 2018

Have you ever asked someone a question – a deeper question that gets at who they really are – and received an “I don’t know” in return? This episode is all about the really good conversations that are possible when you ask - in just the...

Ep34: Vibrancy in the Low Places

Jan. 30, 2018

January can have a weird energy for many people, both personally and in business. And all of us, whatever our season of lower energy, could use a proactive plan to help us cope. In this episode, that’s exactly what Eliot and Jodi share. Why is that...

Ep33: Own That Rant

Jan. 23, 2018

Have you ever actually felt the exact moment that you lost all respect for a professional associate? In this episode, Eliot and Jodi discuss how straddling two messages in an attempt to be liked often ends in no one being served. For those moments...

Ep32: You Need a Kristi

Jan. 16, 2018

Do you ever get stuck in overthinking? Either indecision or second guessing the decision you already made? Well, so has Jodi (not Eliot – he’s perfect!), and in this episode, we try to figure out why, and maybe even some solutions when you catch...

Ep31: The Price is Right

Jan. 9, 2018

Feeling like you can’t get clients to understand your value? This episode of So Here’s My Story is all about showing potential clients the difference between your work as a commodity, and your work as an art form. Why is that important for...

Ep30: New Years Evolutions

Jan. 1, 2018

New Year’s Evolution It's New Years. Want to avoid setting the same ole' “just add water, have shame in 3 weeks" resolutions? This is the episode for you! It’s that time of year where many of us make some resolutions. But we have a...

Ep29: Cancer & Kudzu

Dec. 26, 2017

Sometimes we set goals – like business growth – not because they are true goals, but because it feels like we are a failure if we don’t achieve them... Have you started your 2018 goal planning? We have some ideas on how to make that planning...

Ep28: Quack, Quack

Dec. 19, 2017

Quack, Quack You know those early American Idol contestants? The ones with…less than stellar singing skills? Have you ever wondered why none of their friends pulled them aside and said “listen, dearest friend – you can’t sing”? This episode...

Ep27: Patre-OFF

Dec. 12, 2017

Are you in the mood for a rant? This week, Jodi and Eliot air some grievances about the newest changes to the Patreon fee structure, all in the spirit of championing honest business practices and taking care of you, the listener. Why is that important...

Ep26: Mental Feng Shui

Dec. 5, 2017

Episode 26 Have you ever found yourself adding unnecessary steps to a project? Made something simple way too complicated? This week, Jodi and Eliot talk about the mental feng shui that happens when the mundane creates space for real business magic....

Ep25: "Does This Look Infected to You?"

Nov. 28, 2017

This week, Jodi and Eliot talk about the situations where you don’t want to collaborate; there are times when you want the experts to lead. And it all starts with a trip to the doctor. Why is that important for business? In business, one of the most...

Ep24: Is There Anything ELSE I Can Help You With?

Nov. 21, 2017

Episode 24 We’ve all had the experience of feeling like a company doesn’t care about us, but how many of us have examined how our own clients experience working with us? This week, Jodi and Eliot talk about Thanksgiving and whiskey, Saturday Night...

Ep23: A Story Taylor-Made

Nov. 14, 2017

This week, Eliot and Jodi discuss Taylor’s car shopping experience, implicit bias, and the benefits of curiosity. Why is that important for business? As Taylor’s story illustrates, ignoring a decision maker is an excellent way to lose a sale. Who...

Ep22: Controlicating (Yes, that's exactly what we meant.)

Nov. 7, 2017

This week, Eliot and Jodi talk about those moments in business where we have irrational, emotional reactions and what that intrepid traveler, Indiana Jones, teaches us about how to deal with them like adults. Why is that important for business? We...

Ep21: What Kipling Saw

Oct. 31, 2017

This week, Jodi and Eliot talk about that famous business poet, Rudyard Kipling, and what he has to say about riding the ups and downs of business. Why is that important for business? “If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster, and treat those two...

Ep20: Ahava Story (with Ahava Leibtag!)

Oct. 24, 2017

Ahava Story This week, Jodi and Eliot talk about their interview with Ahava Leibtag of about why she started her unique business, the worst day of her business, and the heartwarming best day. And of course, being Eliot and Jodi, they also make time...

Guest: Ahava Leibtag