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.
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 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.
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.