So, Here's My Story...

So, Here's My Story...

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So, Here’s My Story… is the only business podcast that promises wildly useful lessons from the absurd, the poignant and the seemingly irrelevant. This project arose out of a burning hatred of bullet point blogs, canned solutions and highlight-reel business conversations that look nothing like the realities of leadership. Business is messy and unpredictable. Business has depth and nuance. Business is more than spreadsheets. Business is stories.
Ep23: A Story Taylor-Made
Nov 14 • 39 min
This week, Eliot and Jodi discuss Taylor’s car shopping experience, implicit bias, and the benefits of curiosity.
Ep22: Controlicating (Yes, that’s exactly what we meant.)
Nov 7 • 36 min
This week, Eliot and Jodi talk about those moments in business where we have irrational, emotional reactions and what that intrepid traveler, Indiana Jones, teaches us about how to deal with them like adults.
Ep21: What Kipling Saw
Oct 31 • 28 min
This week, Jodi and Eliot talk about that famous business poet, Rudyard Kipling, and what he has to say about riding the ups and downs of business.
Ep20: Ahava Story (with Ahava Leibtag!)
Oct 24 • 35 min
This week, Jodi and Eliot talk about their interview with Ahava Leibtag of Aha Media about why she started her unique business, the worst day of her business, and the heartwarming best day. And of course, being Eliot and Jodi, they also make time to…
Ep19: Will & Grace-less
Oct 17 • 27 min
We watched the new Will & Grace, and at the risk of losing die hard fans, we have some ideas about how it relates to your business. This week, Eliot and Jodi talk about knowing your value, and the importance of white space.
Ep18: The Agony and Ecstasy of High Expectations
Oct 10 • 34 min
This week, Jodi and Eliot talk about the psychology of loss, VIP sections, and goldfish the size of a continent, terrorizing the ocean. It all makes sense in the context of the divide between your own expectations, and those of your clients.
Ep17: Laser Focused Apathy
Oct 3 • 32 min
This week, Jodi and Eliot talk stereo equalizers, Top Gun, and goals, and how they all relate to your business.
Ep16: Being Ready Is Overrated
Sep 26 • 35 min
This week, Jodi and Eliot talk about bringing the wrong size of clothes into the dressing room, comedian Kumail Nanjiani, and somehow it all makes perfect sense relative to this weeks topic: confidence.
Ep15: Empty Out Your Trophy Room (With Chris Brogan)
Sep 19 • 39 min
This week, Jodi and Eliot talk about jiu jitsu, palm writing, and other interesting things that totally make sense once you listen to the episode with special guest Chris Brogan.
Ep14: I’ve Had It Up to Here With You People!
Sep 12 • 37 min
This week, Jodi and Eliot talk about how emotions in business relate to dental hygiene and peanut M&Ms. Trust us – it makes sense.
Ep13: PLEASE Don’t Say Please.
Sep 5 • 37 min
What does thawing bait in the microwave have to do with boundaries in business? This week, Jodi and Eliot discuss hard boundaries and why it’s not always kind to be polite.
Ep12: Corporate Imposter Syndrome
Aug 29 • 32 min
This week we have a special guest with us — Tamsen Webster! Tamsen is the Executive Producer of Tedx Cambridge, and CEO/Founder of Strategic Speaking and Find the Red Thread. Tamsen joined us today to share her story about imposter syndrome. Not only what…
Ep11: Cringe-worthy Compliments
Aug 22 • 27 min
This week, Jodi harasses Eliot into seeing how critical it is to be able to take a compliment.
Ep10: Two Tickets to Paradise
Aug 15 • 35 min
Have you ever had someone throw up a barrier when you are just trying to determine if you want to work with them? This week, Eliot and Jodi talk about how a $50 charge at a travel agency might relate to your business.
Ep09: We’ve seen your hustle. Let’s see your Hooky.
Aug 8 • 25 min
Nutrition and business – how much do they have in common? This week on So Here’s My Story, Jodi and Eliot talk about the importance of taking a break, in nutrition, and in business.
Ep08: My Safeword Is Cinnamon.
Aug 1 • 29 min
Why would you need a safe word in business? This week on So Here’s My Story, Eliot and Jodi talk about clients we don’t love and what you can do with clients that you feel like you can’t do your best work with…
Ep07: Just Say… THAT.
Jul 25 • 33 min
What could parenting anger possibly have to do with business? This week on So Here’s My Story, Eliot and Jodi talk hard conversations and, somehow, Sam Shepard (except, she REALLY meant Sam Elliott!!).
EP06: Ever Been “Business Depressed?”
Jul 18 • 29 min
This week, Jodi and Eliot talk about how motivation and routine are linked, and what filing cabinets and pit stops on a race track have to do with business. Why is routine important for business? When we are especially busy or stressed, it is easy…
Ep05: Christmas in July…?
Jul 12 • 29 min
Christmas in July… We know – Christmas is a weird topic in the middle of the summer. But this week, Jodi and Eliot explore what Christmas traditions share with business structure, and what to do when neither are making magic any more. Why is that…
EP04: How can a couples’ massage POSSIBLY leave you cranky…?
Jul 5 • 26 min
How could a couples’ massage possibly leave you cranky…? What do couples’ massages and unfulfilled expectations have in common? Probably not what you think! This week, and Jodi and Eliot talk about how a clear process can be just as…
Ep03: When Leadership = Looking Dumb?
Jun 27 • 21 min
When Leadership = Looking Dumb? “Are we weird?” is the topic at hand this week, and Jodi and Eliot talk about how a lot of business people feel that they should have the answers to all of the business questions that pop…
Ep02: Rule Number One
Jun 21 • 30 min
Rule #1 What do a parking ticket and a cashier’s cheque have to do with business? This week, Eliot and Jodi talk about the importance of not making things complicated for your customers, and the difference between process and outcome. Why is that…
Ep01: Seriously? We’re starting with a Pee Your Pants story…?
Jun 9 • 31 min
Pee my WHAT? What does peeing your pants have to do with better business? This week, Jodi and Eliot talk about the importance of sharing those vulnerable stories that businesses need to tell. Why is that important for business? There’s this weird…