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Episode 198: We WILL Have a Happy Holiday (Because I Said So)

12/14/2018
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In this episode Sherry talks with Jason Glaspey of Mostly Proud Parents about holiday traditions and the unrealistic expectations they can put on parents. As the holidays are a time for family gatherings and giving thanks, it can also be a time for heightened levels of stress. Sherry and Jason share some stories about family […] The post Episode 198: We WILL Have a Happy Holiday (Because I Said So) appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:36:30

Episode 197: The Stages of Life, Love, and Business–with Mike Jackness

12/7/2018
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Sherry talks with Mike Jackness of EcomCrew about the different stages of business/life that he has experienced over the past 15 years. Their conversation covers burnout, the gifts and challenges of working with his wife in the business, and how his personal proprieties have evolved over the years. Date Night Boot Camp Want more content like […] The post Episode 197: The Stages of Life, Love, and Business–with Mike Jackness appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:32:27

Episode 196: Fighting Fair with the One You Love

11/30/2018
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The holiday season is a time for the gathering of friends/family, but it can also be a time for increased stress and conflict. In this episode Sherry and Rob give a full audio preview of Date #3 of their six part Date Night Bootcamp Video Series. In this preview they talk about how to deal […] The post Episode 196: Fighting Fair with the One You Love appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:25:36

Episode 195: Bring Back Family Movie Night

11/23/2018
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Sherry talks about the importance of family movie nights. How in the day of smartphones, tablets, and other devices we lose the opportunity to share an experience together. The family movie night can remedy this by being together and all having a shared experience and the ability to talk about it, and reference it. She […] The post Episode 195: Bring Back Family Movie Night appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:17:06

Episode 194: The One Where Sherry Talks About Death

11/16/2018
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Sherry talks about the recent passing of her father after his long battle with cancer. She shares the details of his brave journey and how it affected her and the rest of the family. She also discusses how we can play a care-taking role for our parents as they move toward the end of life, […] The post Episode 194: The One Where Sherry Talks About Death appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:27:42

Episode 193: Rob’s Favorite Productivity Hacks

11/9/2018
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Rob does a solo episode and brings you some of his favorite productivity hacks. He talks in depth about how he approaches his to-do list, mentioning some of the specific software tools he uses and the thought behind it. Want more content like this? Check out our book. The post Episode 193: Rob’s Favorite Productivity Hacks appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:19:34

Episode 192: No, Really, It IS Going to be Okay (with Cory Miller)

10/26/2018
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Sherry talks with Cory Miller, founder of iThemes, about handling transitions while in a leadership role. In the midst of his company being acquired, Cory dives into how he handled the potential change both personally and professionally, all while trying to remain a good leader to his employees. Want more content like this? Check out […] The post Episode 192: No, Really, It IS Going to be Okay (with Cory Miller) appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:31:12

Episode 191: Walking 3000 Miles to Ease Depression (with Jake Tyler)

10/19/2018
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Sherry talks with Jake Tyler, who made it a mission of his to walk across all of Great Britain in an effort to not only help his own depression but to also raise awareness and money for the Mental Health Foundation. Jake talks about when he began to feel depression, thoughts of suicide, and the sanctity […] The post Episode 191: Walking 3000 Miles to Ease Depression (with Jake Tyler) appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:39:19

Episode 190: What! You’re starting an accelerator? Rob’s Next Move.

10/12/2018
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In this episode Sherry and Rob talk about his next business venture since exiting Drip. He opens up about what exactly the business will be, how the origin of the idea began, and how it fits into his interests of helping bootstrapped entrepreneurs. Want more content like this? Check out our book. RobWalling.com/fund The post Episode 190: What! You’re starting an accelerator? Rob’s Next Move. appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:21:01

Episode 189: How to Form and Grow Relationships

10/5/2018
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Sherry and Rob talk about how to form and grow relationships. As with most people demands and responsibilities take up most of the day, whether it be work or family. This leaves less time to maintain friendship/relationships as well as grow new ones. This episode has plenty of food for thought to help you along […] The post Episode 189: How to Form and Grow Relationships appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:25:26

Episode 188: The Unlikely Combination of Influence, Comedy and Depression

9/28/2018
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Sherry interviews Ryan Williams, an entrepreneur, writer, and founder of Influencer Economy. Ryan talks about his early career working for companies, being under-appreciated, and often having others take credit for his work. He discusses his mission with his own media company, what being a stand-up comedian has taught him about entrepreneurship, and how he has […] The post Episode 188: The Unlikely Combination of Influence, Comedy and Depression appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:31:21

Episode 187: The Best and Worst of Middle Age: Reflections on Turning 40

9/21/2018
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Some research has suggested 40 is a low point in life satisfaction. Sherry and Rob share some both positive and negative reflections about this mid-life point to help people understand that it is a normal part of life. Want more content like this? Check out our book. The post Episode 187: The Best and Worst of Middle Age: Reflections on Turning 40 appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:34:57

Episode 186: Teaching Kids About Money with John Lanza

9/14/2018
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Sherry interviews John Lanza, creator of The Money Mammals, about teaching kids about money. He talks about the three jars (share, spend, save), how to implement an effective allowance system that teaches lessons, and the goals of having “money smarts” and “money empowerment”. The Art of Allowance Want more content like this? Check out our […] The post Episode 186: Teaching Kids About Money with John Lanza appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:34:43

Episode 185: Kids and Mental Health

9/7/2018
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Sherry and Rob have a conversation about kids and mental health. They talk about the role a parent can play to help your kids deal with stressors, how physical and mental health correspond to each other, when to seek professional help, and more. Child Mind Institute Want more content like this? Check out our book. The post Episode 185: Kids and Mental Health appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:33:25

Episode 184: Happy Startups with Carlos and Laurence

8/31/2018
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Sherry interviews Carlos Saba and Laurence McCahill of The Happy Startup School, about their mission to create a new breed of entrepreneurs that put happiness before profits. They discuss their career paths before The Happy Startup School, what inspired them to create it, and where they’d like to see it go in the future. The […] The post Episode 184: Happy Startups with Carlos and Laurence appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:28:17

Episode 183: Founder Origin Stories: Patrick Campbell

8/24/2018
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Sherry interviews Patrick Campbell of ProfitWell, about his origin story. Patrick talks about growing up in the mid-west, the positive influence his mentors/teachers had on him, his inner struggle with inferiority, and his battles with cancer. Want more content like this? Check out our book. The post Episode 183: Founder Origin Stories: Patrick Campbell appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:43:41

Episode 182: Founder Origin Stories: Sheryle Gillihan

8/17/2018
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Sherry interviews Sheryle Gillihan, CEO of CauseLabs, about her founder origin story. Sheryle talks about the confidence instilled in her by her mother, how she was given opportunities throughout her career by other women in power, and why non-profit work is her passion. Want more content like this? Check out our book. The post Episode 182: Founder Origin Stories: Sheryle Gillihan appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:33:38

Episode 181: Mid-Summer Updates and Ponderings

8/10/2018
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At the halfway point of the Founder Origin Stories series, Sherry and Rob take a break to give you their mid-summer updates on whats been going on in their lives. They discuss some of the highs/lows so far including buying a new house, Rob’s views on his professional future, and family matters. Want more content […] The post Episode 181: Mid-Summer Updates and Ponderings appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:26:37

Episode 180: Founder Origin Stories: Joe Evangelisti

8/3/2018
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Sherry interviews Joe Evangelisti, a successful real estate investor, about his formative years. Joe talks about as a kid working along side his father in his construction business and learning the values of hard work. They discuss his experiences in the Navy and finally after building a successful business what he finds new and exciting. […] The post Episode 180: Founder Origin Stories: Joe Evangelisti appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:34:55

Episode 179: Founder Origin Stories: Chris Yates

7/27/2018
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Sherry interviews Chris Yates of the Rhodium Weekend, about his founder origin story. He talks about how his parents shaped both his entrepreneurial and creative side, how he views himself as a leader, and the head vs. heart dilemma. Want more content like this? Check out our book. The post Episode 179: Founder Origin Stories: Chris Yates appeared first on ZenFounder.

Duration:00:33:59