Author: marriedtobusiness

Episode 17. Ryan and Kristi Holt

Episode 17. Ryan and Kristi Holt

Beware of when the Browns invite you to dinner. John and Courtney pull their dinner guests, Ryan and Kristi Holt, into the studio to discuss being Married2Business. The Holts share what its like when you realize working together is not benefiting your marriage and family and how making tough decisions and pivoting and can become a beautiful, mindful gift.

Books:

Predictable Success by Les Mckeown

Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

Kristi’s Podcast:

Kristi’s Podcast Mega Mentors

Episode 16. Jennifer and Jon Stagg of Stagg Designs

Episode 16. Jennifer and Jon Stagg of Stagg Designs

John and Courtney talk with mother, designer, blogger, and broadcast journalist Jen Stagg, and her attorney husband, John, about their new venture, Stagg Design Shop, and how they are making marriage and business work together in entrepreneurship. We discuss the need for defining responsibilities, boundaries and veto power when adVENTURING into a new business as husband and wife.

Stagg Design Shop

With Heart Blog

Instagram

Book Recommendations:

Jon’s book recommendation: Alexander Hamilton

Jennifer’s book recommendation: Peaks and Valleys

Episode 14. Not a Resolution, But a Challenge

Episode 14. Not a Resolution, But a Challenge

Courtney interviews John on his perspective on New Year’s Resolutions. We learn how John can take a goal as daunting as running 100 miles and turn it into a challenge and enjoyment. John provides us with his best tips and advice on how to create, set, and keep major goals, or um, challenges.

Episode 13. The Life Beats Project Interview

Episode 13. The Life Beats Project Interview

Brianna Johnson of The Life Beats Project is one of our favorite podcasts. We love her passion and her ability to help share others stories.

A few months back Courtney was interviewed on the show (Episode 11). We loved it so much we wanted to share with you as part of our journey.

The Life Beats Project

Podcast Link

Episode 12. Our Favorite Books We Read in 2017

Episode 12. Our Favorite Books We Read in 2017

In 2017 we each read books that changed our perspective. It was a year of growth and change for both of us. We wanted to share our favorite books in this episode and tell a little about why each of these books were so impactful to us in 2017.

The picture was taken on the last day of the year as we took a break and spent the weekend in the warmer weather of southern Utah.

John’s Top 3 Picks:

3. The Happiness Advantage- Shawn Achor

Ted Talk by Shawn Achor

2. The Alchemist- Paolo Coelho

1. Think and Grow Rich- Napolean Hill

 

Courtney’s Top 3 Picks

3. Grit- Angela Duckworth

Ted Talk by Angela Duckworth

2. Shoe Dog- Phil Knight

  1. Working with the Law- Raymond Holliwell

 

Special Mention:

Mindset- Carol Dweck

Episode 11. The Power of Traditions

Episode 11. The Power of Traditions

Why do family traditions matter? On this special Holiday edition of Married 2 Business we discuss traditions and their impact on our lives. You will also learn the Christmas present that made Courtney cry at 12 and the perhaps, inappropriate yet memorable, cassette tape John’s parents gave him at 13. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Episode 10. Our Interview on eCommerce in the Trenches Podcast

Episode 10. Our Interview on eCommerce in the Trenches Podcast

Episode 10. Our Interview on eCommerce in the Trenches Podcast

E-Commerce In The Trenches is an eCommerce podcast dedicated to sharing the truth behind growing an online retail business.

As a show that’s hosted by e-commerce retailers, we know that behind every fluff-story and case study success lies tactical strategies, powerful tools, and dedication to building an online business.

On this episode we shared some of the game changing moments throughout the last 10 years of Cents of Style.

Check out their podcast in Itunes here

or on their website

Episode 9. Justin & Nichole Smith Family

Episode 9. Justin & Nichole Smith Family

Justin & Nichole Smith are our personal “pioneers.” Paving their own path in Alaska, the Smith family shows us what it means to serve, build, and create. Through military deployments and building direct sales empires the Smiths have a life all their own, bold and full.

 

Episode 8. Values

Episode 8. Values

Values are the habits that create your company culture. John and Courtney discuss why values for a company are important, how they arrived at the 6 values of Cents of Style and what each of them means.

Vision Statement
Vision = Purpose + Values + Mission

Values are the HOW things get done. It’s the set of shared core principles that create the essence of the company.

Some tools/books discussed in this weeks episode:

dapulse– Project Management

slack -Free communication tool

zoom– video conferences you will like

Sally Hogshead-How to Fascinate