Does caffeine get you going or just create an illusion productivity? We talk about getting out of the whirlwind, learning to relax and what it takes to be productive. Plus how to tell a better business story and why empathy wins over confrontation.
We talk with this family of tea importers and tea blend mixologists about how they got involved in the tea business, how to brew a great cup and how they get the word out about their products.
On our last solo episode of the year we talk about what you can do in the upcoming year (and beyond) to improve your business. From tiny details to big steps, make this a year of better work and more play.
Instead of aiming to be the best, how about simply seeking “better”? We talk to Terry Lancaster about how to build good habits for business, fitness and life by taking small, simple actions every day.
We talk about our breakup with iTunes and some podcatcher apps we like. Plus we discuss the effects of physical health on your business and productivity. Finally, we issue a productivity challenge to you with a free downloadable action item list.
Today we record live from a BNI meeting at Tapeo restaurant in Hazlet New Jersey. It’s just one of many chapters of this international networking group but it will give you a look at how meetings work, what to expect, how to get referrals and more.
Today we take on an article circulating on Facebook that talks about the prevalence of sexism, whether or not sexism is actually prevalent and if there’s a difference between “real life” and social media. We also discuss Dreamweaver vs. WordPress.
Today we talk about why free stuff is bad – not just for business people who spend a lot of time and energy on free products, webinars or consultations but for the people who get the free stuff, too.
We talk about the manufactured outrage over Starbucks’ red holiday cup, a thing we’re calling “outrage fatigue” and why businesses need to beware the outrage bandwagon. Plus which clients should you send gifts to? And how much should you spend?
We talk with Mojca Mars about whether the “femtrepreneur” movement is isolating and excluding women rather than promoting their interests. We take on common views and misconceptions about sexism and dare you to be yourself no matter what that means.
It’s our After Hours episode and today we’re really taking Thanksgiving to heart by talking about what we’re thankful for plus more about our tea snobbery, honey, apple pie and farm raised meat.
We talk to Sarah The Rebel, author of Marvel’s Agent Carter: Season One Declassified and self described angry, feminist geek. She tells us about how she got started on her entrepreneurial journey and the fun and challenges she had along the way.
Today we answer listener questions about when it’s ok to give stuff away for free and how to extricate yourself from a guest blogging commitment. Plus we talk about recovering from entrepreneurial failure.
Today we talk to Geoff Livingston about two topics: the first is his experience publishing (and his transition from business to fiction, traditional publishing to self publishing) and the second is the sunsetting of his marketing agency.
Today we talk about how we’ve been brainwashed to think that the way to make money is by giving stuff away for free. And we stop the madness by offering alternatives to a constant stream of free content and offers.