Posts tagged Emotional Side of Business
Episode 41: Clients Who Won't Change

As business owners, we love it when what we offer makes someone’s life better. But what about those clients who just won’t change? Whether it’s work that doesn’t get used, clients who ghost us when things get real, or even expensive products that someone buys and then doesn’t use, we've all been there. This week, we explore the pain and frustration we feel when someone refuses to get value from what we’re trying to do for them.

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Episode 37: In Sickness...

This is a really personal episode for us. In 2017, Barb had the first of several ongoing health crises. And we dealt with it like most owners deal with their health...poorly. Business owners are notorious for not resting when they're under the weather. We hide because we don't want others to think about us differently. And we don't want it to hurt our business. What happens when something more serious happens? How is it that you take time to heal? What are the conversations that you need to have with your partners and staff? Listen along as we discuss how we've dealt with illness in our business and how it's changed where we're going.

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Episode 20: The Shoulds

As business owners, we know all too well the dreaded shoulds. I should be better with money. I should stay on top of my email. I should post more on social media. I should exercise more. I should eat better. I should. I should. I should. These shoulds not only run our personal lives but our businesses as well. Listen along as we discuss the mental and emotional price that comes with shoulding and how you can get free (well freer) of it. 

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Episode 18: Strength

Are you ready to test your strength? Many of the ideas that we have about strength in our culture and what it means to be strong physically, mentally, and emotionally often do us a disservice. We get trapped in the performance of seeming strong without actually addressing the underlying issues that sap our resilience and make us and our businesses more likely to fail. So pick up your mallet and take your best shot. Just make sure you listen to the whole episode or you'll owe us twenty push-ups!

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Episode 13: Kind VS Nice

Since childhood we're taught to be nice, but when is it that we should actually be kind instead? Being kind and being nice aren't the same thing, Being nice can get you out of a jam. Being kind can change the world. This week, we talk about the impact of kindness versus niceness on yourself, your employees, and your business. So put on your rose-colored glasses and tuck a couple flowers in your hair, it's time for a little peace, love, and kindness.

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