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017 – Seven Ways to Build Trust with Your Customers (A Proven Method to “Win” in the Long Run)

It costs $0 to test this in your own business. In this episode, we dive deeper into a topic we’ve been talking a lot about recently: The Trusted Advisor Theory. It’s a theme that has come up a lot throughout the Season 1 podcast interviews with local Asheville makers. We figured it was about time … Continue reading 017 – Seven Ways to Build Trust with Your Customers (A Proven Method to “Win” in the Long Run)

016 – The Best Places to Visit in Asheville (as Recommended by Our Podcast Guests) + New Google Map

In each of our podcast interviews, we asked our guests the same question: “Where do you take friends when they visit you in Asheville?” In this episode, we share the most recommended places, plus why we (and our podcast interviewees) love them and our tips for visiting. Here’s What You’ll Learn The best places to … Continue reading 016 – The Best Places to Visit in Asheville (as Recommended by Our Podcast Guests) + New Google Map

015 – The Three Ways to Measure Success in a New Business (Season Finale)

“You can’t manage what you can’t measure.” — Peter F. Drucker After publishing 14 episodes and 10 podcast interviews, we’re wrapping this season up with just the two of us. We wanted to take a moment to celebrate our three-month milestone of both living and working in Asheville by sharing some insights on how we’ve … Continue reading 015 – The Three Ways to Measure Success in a New Business (Season Finale)

Frugal Furnishings: Our Favorite Thrift, Vintage, and Antique Stores in Asheville

“Omg. That rug.”  “What do you think about this antique sewing machine table for a desk?” “Wait – what? Those spoons are only a nickel?” “We could just buy stuff from Asheville then resell in New York at double the price.”  “My feet hurt. We’ve been here for hours!” These are just a few of … Continue reading Frugal Furnishings: Our Favorite Thrift, Vintage, and Antique Stores in Asheville

014 – Taking the Plunge and Shaping the Future of Wellness with Andrew Nehlig of Bada Bastu

“It was either I build this at my house or I build a company.” – Andrew Nehlig In this episode, we interview Andrew Nehlig, founder of Bada Bastu, a Nordic-style bathhouse located in the South Slope area of Asheville. Meaning “to take a sauna” in Swedish, Bada Bastu specializes in hot cold therapy through a … Continue reading 014 – Taking the Plunge and Shaping the Future of Wellness with Andrew Nehlig of Bada Bastu

013 – Shaking Things Up and Making Better Cocktails with Phoebe Esmon and Christian Gaal

“One of the great fallacies of working and life I find is this “work-life balance.” There is no such thing as work-life balance because my work is life and my life is my work.” – Phoebe Esmon We met Phoebe at a bar. After all, isn’t that where some of the best friendships start? She … Continue reading 013 – Shaking Things Up and Making Better Cocktails with Phoebe Esmon and Christian Gaal

012 – On Selling Time and Building a Luxury Concierge Service with Kara Candler

“Life is so short and we’re not here for very long. Figure out the one thing that drives and propels you. The other things you can delegate — you should let them go.” – Kara Candler A native to Asheville, NC, Kara Candler founded Tick Tock Concierge in 2013, after leaving her corporate job in … Continue reading 012 – On Selling Time and Building a Luxury Concierge Service with Kara Candler