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024 – Zach Eidson from Metro Wines on Soul Searching, Establishing a Customer Service Strategy, and Buying Better Wine

Here’s What You’ll Learn: Why Zach decided to move to Asheville and how he became the General Manager of Metro Wines Zach’s tell us about his previous experience of managing and eventually owning, a wine store in Cincinnati, Ohio His approach to helping people buy the right wines, including the types of questions he asks … Continue reading 024 – Zach Eidson from Metro Wines on Soul Searching, Establishing a Customer Service Strategy, and Buying Better Wine

023 – Asheville Wellness Tours on Finding a Niche Business Opportunity in A Saturated Market + GIVEAWAY

“It’s really beautiful to allow people to step outside of their day-to-day hustle to take time to slow down, recognize beauty all around them and connect with their bodies and breath.” – Sue Ann Fisher In this podcast episode, we sit down and chat with the two lovely ladies behind Asheville Wellness Tours: Sue Ann … Continue reading 023 – Asheville Wellness Tours on Finding a Niche Business Opportunity in A Saturated Market + GIVEAWAY

022 – Emily Peele from High Five Coffee on Empathy, Quality Service and the Coffee Community in Asheville

In this podcast episode, we interview Emily Peele, Brand Director of High Five Coffee. Here’s What You’ll Learn: How and why Emily moved to Asheville and started working in the coffee industry Emily shares insight on what it’s like to work in the food and beverage industry A behind-the-scenes story of High Five Coffee’s history … Continue reading 022 – Emily Peele from High Five Coffee on Empathy, Quality Service and the Coffee Community in Asheville

021 – Jack Roche of Old North Unpacks the “Audacity” of Selling $300 Jeans in Asheville

“I’m a Ferrari-in-a-bathroom-doing-donuts-kind-of-person,” – Jack Roche And that he is. Jack is truly a Renaissance man, constantly involved in multiple projects and businesses, always in pursuit of learning the next thing. This conversation was a thrill-ride. Jack, as the owner and founder of Old North, has built a business that is both fulfilling and allows … Continue reading 021 – Jack Roche of Old North Unpacks the “Audacity” of Selling $300 Jeans in Asheville

Weekly Stand-Up Meeting: What Is It, How to Host One, and Why it Works for Productivity

Every Sunday, we hold a 15-minute meeting that has drastically improved our relationship, both in our business and personal life. We call it a “Weekly Stand-Up.”  What is a Weekly Stand-Up? The name “stand-up” just means that the meeting should be brief enough that everyone can stand through its entirety. It’s common lingo in the … Continue reading Weekly Stand-Up Meeting: What Is It, How to Host One, and Why it Works for Productivity

020 – Connie Matisse, Co-Founder of East Fork Pottery, Shares Lessons on Growing Pains, Relationship Building, and Honest Storytelling

“I think trusting that your customer can handle the truth and treating them like a human you might see in the street really goes a long way.” – Connie Matisse In this episode, we sit down with Connie Matisse, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of East Fork Pottery. Here’s What You’ll Learn: The behind-the-scenes story … Continue reading 020 – Connie Matisse, Co-Founder of East Fork Pottery, Shares Lessons on Growing Pains, Relationship Building, and Honest Storytelling

018 – Just Start + Highlights from Our Season One Interviews

If there’s one theme we can highlight from our first 10 interviews with Asheville locals, it’s this: just start. Throughout this episode, we share the various ways that our interviewees began their journey towards becoming who they are today. We learn that “getting started” looks different for everyone. For some, it’s taking baby steps and … Continue reading 018 – Just Start + Highlights from Our Season One Interviews

Show Your Work

No matter if you’re a small business owner, an aspiring artist, or the CEO of a massive company, our advice to you today is simple: show your work. It’s what we’d say to anyone who wants to start or grow a business, develop a brand or scale an idea. It sounds simple enough, but we’re … Continue reading Show Your Work