Category: Episodes

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

Episode 7. Collin & Jeremy Morgan-Hip2save

Episode 7. Collin & Jeremy Morgan-Hip2save

Hip2Save.com is not your Grandmother’s coupon site and Jeremy and Collin Morgan do not have your grandparent’s family dynamic. We get to hear the Morgan’s story of paving their own path through marriage, entrepreneurship, and life. We discuss the elusiveness of so-called “balance” and why John and Jeremy reject the term “stay-at-home dad.”

Collin Morgan- Hip2Save.com

Episode 6. Jenica & Tyler Parcell – A Slice of Style

Episode 6. Jenica & Tyler Parcell – A Slice of Style

Tyler and Jenica Parcell join us in this episode of Married 2 Business Podcast as we learn about what it’s like to have twin one year olds while simultaneously running two successful businesses. We also discuss self-care and making sure you are supporting your partner in taking care of themselves.

Jenica Parcell- A Slice of Style

Tyler Parcell- Advanced Insurance

Episode 5. Vision

Episode 5. Vision

How do you scale a business and keep the original goals? How do you keep your family and marriage on the path you want? How do you live the life you have always imagined? One simple word- Vision.

Vision = Purpose + values + mission

Show Notes:
He Said/She Said:
He Said- Hydroflask
She Said- Plantronic Headphones
Infusionsoft
Jim Collins- Beyond Entrepreneurship
Simon Sinek- Start with Why

Current Reality Drawing

Current reality
This is what our team created when describing our pre-vision current reality

Desired Reality Drawing

This is what the team desired our days looked like. It was the basis for our values