Episodes

Ep88: Be Creative NOW

Feb. 26, 2019

What behaviors are you encouraging and measuring in your business? Are those behaviors actually creating the results you want? It might just be that you are building an environment where your people are learning to game the system instead of achieving...

Ep87: Becoming Your Own Captain

Feb. 19, 2019

What do you do when the gum of your business loses its flavour? Our special guest, Andrew Torrez of Opening Arguments , helps us explore the idea of forging a new path and embracing the version of your business that makes you the happiest. And for...

Ep86: Intentional Failure

Feb. 12, 2019

As you can imagine, the process of learning to do a headstand is a challenging thing. But did you know that it can also lead to a powerful business metaphor about commitment and failure?  There is a huge difference, in yoga and in business,...

Ep85: Speak Volumes in an Instant

Feb. 5, 2019

We were inspired to look at the business of our 50th Facebook member for business inspiration, and she didn’t disappoint. Rachel’s strong brand identity gives us an important reminder to look our own business’ identity. And hopefully, this will...

Ep84: Pacing For The Long Run

Jan. 29, 2019

What can you learn about business through learning to run? We have a special cohost this week, and she teaches us an important lesson about regular check-ins, pacing, and starting small.  If you are struggling to hit your business goals, maybe...

Ep83: When The Customer Needs to Hear NO

Jan. 22, 2019

Going into an audition as an actor, you have to make a decision about how you are going to play a character. You can play it as you think the director wants to see it, or you can make your own choices about who the character is.  Turns out,...

Ep82: Priority Hack

Jan. 15, 2019

Most businesses dream about having their best year ever. But that doesn’t mean it comes without new problems and without competing priorities. There’s a limit to what you can say no to and still have the full life you want, and this episode is all...

Ep81: Business Karaoke

Jan. 8, 2019

A night of karaoke might not seem like the most logical place for an epiphany about company culture. But that’s the beautiful thing about using stories to talk about business – you never know from where the lesson will come. Why is that important...

Ep80: Ever Been Business Depressed

Dec. 18, 2018

Motivation – Morning Routine This week, Jodi and Eliot talk about how motivation and routine are linked, and what filing cabinets and pit stops on a race track have to do with business.  Why is routine important for business?   When...

Ep79: Embarrassment

Dec. 11, 2018

It can be hard to ask for help, especially when the stakes are high or when you are supposed to be the leader. Almost as hard as asking for help in finding the small lump in a polyurethane testicle.  Why is that important for business? ...

Ep78: Fault

Dec. 4, 2018

We often don’t see the way we are influencing and affecting those around us. We don’t make the link from our behavior to what we see pervade our company culture. And then – like so many of our episodes - a trip to the bathroom changes...

Ep77: When Time Does Not Equal Money

Nov. 27, 2018

Time is a valuable commodity, and we hope all of our listeners properly value their time.  We also know that our time does not inherently have the same value to others, including our clients. And that’s why we ask the important question: does...

Ep76: Being Sold

Nov. 20, 2018

You can learn important business lessons from just about any source, including a squeegee kid with a surprisingly nuanced sales approach.   Why is that important for business? The biggest challenges you will encounter when doing sales – and if...

Ep75: Hijacked Meetings

Nov. 13, 2018

Audience Q&As can quickly devolve. Someone wants to share a story instead of a question; someone else wants to demonstrate their own expertise and “teach from the seats”. No one seems to know how to ask a succinct and relevant question and you...

Ep74: Confidence - An Origin Story

Nov. 6, 2018

Have you ever been in a conversation with someone who ignores the substance of the conversation, and instead present themselves as an authority based on their experience or resume, instead of their response to the issue? This is exactly the kind of...

Ep73: I Would Have Hired You But

Oct. 30, 2018

How hard are you making people work to hire you? Sometimes in business, people make it hard to give them money. Like you are drowning, and they need you to fill out twelve forms in triplicate to order your life preserver. In this episode, we talk...

Ep72: Deeper Connections - LIVE FROM NYC

Oct. 23, 2018

In this episode, we are podcasting live from the National Association of Broadcasters Show New York and talking about fist-bump people, Jewish high holidays, and genuine human connection.   Why is that important for business? Some people – even...

Ep71: Quitting

Oct. 16, 2018

When her son wants to quit something, Jodi and her husband must decide if they want to encourage him to stick with his commitments or applaud him for knowing what he wants. And this common parenting dilemma brings us to some important decisions you...