All Episodes

Ep169: Dog Parks and Discontent

Sept. 15, 2020

What can pro-dog Ohio teach us about expectations and how efforts to make things better can actually make things worse? Let’s find out! Why is that important for business?  What is done to try to make things better can sometimes end up being...

Ep168: Bruce Banner vs The Hulk

Sept. 8, 2020

How you define a win, for yourself and for your client, can determine what decisions you make. It’s important to take the time to remember what is actually important – what satisfies your Bruce Banner side may not satisfy your inner Hulk. ...

Ep167: Truth in Advertising and Bears

Sept. 1, 2020

Ever have a product or service’s description leave something out that didn’t quite make you want to complain, but falls into the category of “would have been nice to know”? Ever heard a bear described as a “carnivore danger floof”? Well,...

Ep166: What You Should & Shouldn't Tell Your Staff

Aug. 25, 2020

When do you talk to your leadership team about your business challenges? How about your spouse? When does leadership mean “this is my problem to solve”, and when do you wrap the rest of your organization in on your decisions? Let’s talk about...

Ep165: The Cost of Indecision

Aug. 18, 2020

When you are faced with a decision – whether it be about a job candidate, a summer cottage, or Thai food – it’s incredibly important to figure out the difference between a need and a want. This episode is all about indecision, second-guessing...

Ep164: Meditation and The Art of Businessing in the Moment

Aug. 11, 2020

Whether in meditation or business, it’s important to periodically ask yourself – what’s going on right now, in this moment. Because as important as the future is, we just don’t have enough information to live there.  Why is that important...

Ep163: The "Too Much" Club

Aug. 4, 2020

How many times have you been told you are “too much” for someone – too loud, too talkative, too pensive. Now – how many times have you let someone believe they were too much?  Why is that important for business?  The right people are...

Ep162: Staying vs Not Leaving

July 28, 2020

Have you ever thought about the difference between staying and not leaving? There is very different energy between the two, even though we confuse them. Sometimes the middle lane seems like a lane where you can hang out and coast, and not make a...

Ep161: Giving Space for Brilliance

July 21, 2020

The phrase “means and methods” might not mean a lot to you, but it can make all the difference in both employee satisfaction, and the success of your business. Which is why we want to talk about it. Why is that important for business?  In the...

Ep160: Expanding vs. Evolving

July 14, 2020

You’ve probably spent a lot of time and money figuring out how to talk to new clients. But how much do you know about your existing clients? Do they know you value them? Why is that important for business?  Your existing clients are most likely...

Ep159: How to Pivot When Temporary Turns Permanent

July 7, 2020

What was once thought of as a temporary situation that we just had to get through is starting to feel a lot more permanent. Let’s talk about how that realization changes the approach.  Why is that important for business?  At one point,...

Ep158: The Process of Finding The Answers

June 30, 2020

As businesses and services slowly start to re-open, the need for communication and transparency is needed more than ever.  Why is that important for business?  Right now, there are so many things everyone is unsure of – lots of moving...

Ep157: Navigating Life Post-Quarantine

June 23, 2020

Little by little, we are starting to re-experience things we did before Covid-19 and finding them completely different. Whether it’s in-person facilitation or a lunch out at a restaurant, things have…changed. And it’s starting to be even more...

Ep156: Diversity of Thought or Completely Unacceptable?

June 16, 2020

What is your line between diversity of thought, and completely unacceptable, in your business? And how do you tell you are being fair when you make that judgement? Super simple topic with super simple answers that we tackle all in one short podcast...

Ep155: Racism in the Professional Realm

June 9, 2020

How do you talk to people in a professional realm about racism? This isn’t the kind of thing we are going to have solid answers on – in fact, that’s part of the problem. But we are willing to have the conversation, and we hope you join us. ...

Ep154: Intentional Buying in Inconvenient Times

June 2, 2020

So much about how we interact and who we interact with is being changed by our experience of COVID-19. Where before we might have not been putting much care into these decisions, now, we are getting a glimpse at our priorities.  Why is that...

Ep153: Awkward COVID Conversations...

May 26, 2020

COVID conversations are about to get super awkward and much more prevalent. So if tricky conversations aren’t your thing... it’s time to learn. (Last week’s replay episode also has some good pointers.)  Why is that important for business?...

Ep152: Emotional Hygiene

May 19, 2020

This week, Jodi and Eliot talk about how emotions in business relate to dental hygiene and peanut M&M's. Trust us – it makes sense. Why is that important for business? Often people are apologetic about the emotional component of their...