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Hi, we're Russ and Mika Perry. We live together in Scottsdale, Arizona with our three beautiful daughters. We have devoted our lives to building a solid foundation for our family through entrepreneurship and healthy practices, with the goal of living a successful, balanced, family-focused lifestyle. Good To Be Home is a weekly exploration of entrepreneurship, family, marriage, sobriety, and how we balance our business and life.

Hi, we're Russ and Mika Perry. We live together in Scottsdale, Arizona with our three beautiful daughters. We have devoted our lives to building a solid foundation for our family through entrepreneurship and healthy practices, with the goal of living a successful, balanced, family-focused lifestyle. Good To Be Home is a weekly exploration of entrepreneurship, family, marriage, sobriety, and how we balance our business and life.
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Hi, we're Russ and Mika Perry. We live together in Scottsdale, Arizona with our three beautiful daughters. We have devoted our lives to building a solid foundation for our family through entrepreneurship and healthy practices, with the goal of living a successful, balanced, family-focused lifestyle. Good To Be Home is a weekly exploration of entrepreneurship, family, marriage, sobriety, and how we balance our business and life.

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Episodes

Episode #31: Finding the Ideal Work Environment

12/3/2018
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Russ and Mika have talked quite a bit about business and entrepreneurship in past episodes of this podcast. They both have experience running their own businesses, and over that time, they have worked in a variety of places, from their living room to coffee shops, to their own brick-and-mortar offices. In doing so, they have learned just how important it is for entrepreneurs to have the right environment to work in. Today, we are talking about the pros and cons of these various work...

Duration:00:35:53

Episode #30: Improving Your Sleep Hygiene

11/26/2018
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Today, Russ and Mika are addressing something that everyone does, and we all spend a third of our lives doing it. This week's podcast is all about sleep. In particular, this conversation chronicles their own unique journey with sleep. In the past, the two of them were very bad sleepers, but over the years they have made significant changes to the way that they approach sleep, and on today's episode you will hear all about those changes. You'll also hear about some of their sleep routines,...

Duration:00:50:51

Episode #29: Perry Family Holiday Traditions

11/19/2018
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This week's episode is a very topical discussion as we approach the end of the year. We are talking about holiday traditions. Russ and Mika have been shaping and forming their own holiday traditions over the last ten years of their marriage. The traditions that we create with our families can last generations, and they can have a huge positive impact on our lives. This time of year it's easy to get caught up in those traditions, though, and some of those traditions can even become a source...

Duration:00:40:17

Episode #28: Understanding the "Core Four"

11/12/2018
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On today's episode, we are exploring something that Russ and Mika have experienced the benefits of firsthand. Specifically, we are talking about a daily system of healthy habits called the "Core Four". As a certified trainer in the Warrior program, Russ coaches men and women how to understand and master the "Core Four" every day. The "Core Four" is a collection of daily habits that target the four major areas of life that we all struggle to balance. On this podcast, we are discussing how...

Duration:00:36:22

Episode #27: What to Do When You are Feeling Stressed or Overwhelmed

11/5/2018
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On today's episode, Russ and Mika are diving into a subject that many people struggle with every day. There are a lot of people out there talking about stress management, but one of the facets of stress that is often overlooked is the feeling of being overwhelmed. On this podcast, you'll hear the kinds of things that overwhelm us and cause stress in our everyday lives. You'll also hear some tactics and strategies for how to tackle those overwhelming feelings.

Duration:01:02:20

Episode #26: Why You Should Go on a Staycation

10/29/2018
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On this week's episode, Russ and Mika are talking about one of the best-kept secrets in travel. As regular listeners know, we believe travel is a healthy and important part of family life, but we know everyone doesn't have the budget or the time to take an expensive trip to an exotic location. Every year, the Perry family takes a "staycation" somewhere close to where they live. This trip has become a family tradition and something that everyone looks forward to each year. On today's...

Duration:00:32:09

Episode #25: The Joys and Challenges of Being a Step Parent

10/22/2018
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On this week's podcast, Russ and Mika are talking about a subject that has been a formative part of their own parenting experience. Mika became a step parent to Russ' oldest daughter before they had their own children together. In many ways, the experience of becoming a step parent to Maddix taught Mika so much about children and informed many of her decisions as a traditional parent as well. We believe that step-parenting is a topic that is underrepresented in our culture and that many...

Duration:00:46:04

Episode #24: Making the Most Out of the Last Few Months of the Year

10/15/2018
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On this week's episode, Russ and Mika are talking about why they love the 4th quarter of the year. Many entrepreneurs dread this time. The holidays and change of season can make those last three months hectic and can cause a bit of a slump in your productivity. Today's show is all about how you can approach the final stretch of the year. We're talking about what you can accomplish in the next 90 days so you can set your self up for success at the beginning of 2019 and beyond.

Duration:00:43:11

Episode #23: A List of Our Favorite Everyday Essentials

10/8/2018
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Our regular listeners know that Russ and Mika love sharing what they are reading, eating, listening to, and loving every week on this show. It's one of our favorite segments. This weeks' episode expands on that concept even further. So many people reach out to us asking for opinions and recommendations, that we decided to focus an entire episode on some of the everyday essentials that we use in their lives. On today's podcast, you'll hear about the things that we love and can't live...

Duration:00:41:10

Episode #22: Parenting Tips and Tricks

10/1/2018
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On today's Show, Mika is taking her first foray into answering some listener questions about the ways that she and Russ approach parenting. Many of these questions revolve around their roles as parents, how they interact with their children and their day-to-day life as a family of five. You'll also hear about a few of their own unique experiences from the 13 years they have spent as parents, as well as some practical tips and tricks on how to manage your own little ones.

Duration:00:23:58

Episode #21: Pride : The Roadblock To Success

9/24/2018
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Today's podcast is a little bit out of the ordinary. This isn't going to be a typical episode with a numbered list of tips. This is a candid discussion that goes into some rather vulnerable places. In this episode, Russ and Mika are talking all about pride. In particular, they are sharing their own personal experiences with pride and how it has held them back. You'll also hear about how they have seen pride damage the lives of others, and what we can do to overcome it.

Duration:00:52:05

Episode #20: Time Management and Productivity Hacks

9/17/2018
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On today's podcast, Russ and Mika are tackling a topic that almost everyone wants to know more about: time management and productivity, You'll hear some of the techniques and hacks that have been helpful for them as they try to make better use of their time. This episode is all about creating more balance in your life by planning, scheduling and setting yourself up for success.

Duration:00:36:37

Episode #19: How We Resolve Conflicts

9/10/2018
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Today's episode is all about conflict resolution. In particular, Russ and Mika are talking about the actual things that cause the two of them to fight, and how they handle those situations. This is a special episode because not only do the two of them share tips for resolving conflicts, you can actually hear Russ and Mika work through some of their own specific problems on this podcast. You'll hear about conflicts regarding parenting, finance, intimacy and more.

Duration:00:52:27

Episode #18: Tips for Home Organization

9/3/2018
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While Russ is traveling this week, Mika has returned to have another solo discussion about one of her favorite topics. For those who have listened to some of our earlier episodes, you would know that Mika used to run a business as a professional organizer. While she no longer professionally organizes, home organization is something she is incredibly passionate about. On today's show, Mika shares tons of practical tips about home organization. You'll hear about the benefits of organizing,...

Duration:01:14:14

Episode #17: Practical Steps for Starting a Business

8/20/2018
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On today's episode, Russ and Mika are digging a little bit deeper into a topic that they have addressed in an earlier episode. Once again, they are talking about business, and specifically, they are addressing some of the practical steps you can take to start your own business. These steps range from how to get started, tips for branding your business, what you can do to land your very first client, and much, much more.

Duration:01:00:01

Episode #16: Closing the Chapter on Our Italian Adventure

8/13/2018
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On this week's podcast, Russ and Mika are recording live from their home in Arizona, where they are decompressing and reflecting on their recent European adventure. On today's show, they share their top five travel recommendations for Italy and Florence specifically, as well as some of their favorite locations and activities that they enjoyed while they were there. You'll also hear the lessons that they learned, and some of the most inspiring parts of their adventure that they are taking...

Duration:00:49:09

Episode #15: A Special Q&A Session with Mika

8/6/2018
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This week's episode is a little bit unique. Mika recently challenged her Instagram followers to ask her anything. Her friends and followers sent her so many questions, and she felt the best way to address them all was to devote a podcast episode to answering all of them. On today's podcast, Mika is sitting down by herself to record some answers to a bunch of those listener-submitted questions. These questions cover a broad variety of topics, including her relationship with Russ, her...

Duration:00:38:10

Episode #14: Diet and Fitness While Traveling

7/30/2018
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On this week's episode, Russ and Mika are once again recording on location in Italy, and they are talking about a topic that is very pertinent to their life at the moment. This week's podcast is all about how to maintain diet and fitness while traveling. (and how the Italians manage to stay so slim!) It's not always easy to stay in shape while you are vacationing or traveling, and this episode is all about how to create a healthy mindset that will allow you to stay fit in some of the most...

Duration:00:56:12

Episode #13: On Location in Florence, Italy

7/23/2018
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Russ and Mika are recording this week's episode on location in Florence, Italy. In past episodes of this show, they have spoken at length about traveling with children and what it means to make travel a family tradition. On this week's episode, they are sharing a glimpse into their current Italian vacation, including why they chose Italy as a family destination, what kinds of foods they have been enjoying, the logistics of planning an international trip, and much, much more.

Duration:00:42:00

Episode #12: Managing Teams at Home and Work

7/16/2018
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Russ and Mika started this podcast because they wanted to talk about ways to successfully balance business and life. As an entrepreneurial couple, it can be hard to draw the line between "work life" and "home life". Successfully balancing business and life isn't possible without having an amazing team, both at work and at home. On today's episode, they are sharing lessons that they have learned from managing teams, as well as the strategies they use for managing the teams in their life.

Duration:00:47:35