Electronic Gentlemen Podcast

Electronic Gentlemen Podcast

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15: Criticism and the 1-Star Review
Jun 20 • 34 min
Eric and Derrick discuss responding to criticism and the most productive way to confront clients and customers who aren't happy with your work.
14: David Hergert - Financial Advisor (Continued)
May 29 • 37 min
Derrick continues his chat with Core's primary financial advisor, David Hergert, and goes into further detail about retirement plan options. Between this episode and last week's, they discuss everything from cash reserves, contingency planning, corporate…
13: David Hergert - Financial Advisor
May 14 • 30 min
Derrick has a chat with Core's primary financial advisor, David Hergert, to discuss the many financial considerations when starting a small business. Between this episode and the next, they discuss everything from cash reserves, contingency planning,…
12: Striking a Balance
Apr 23 • 35 min
Eric and Derrick are back with a new episode about the need to find balance in so many aspects of running a consulting business. After a particularly hectic couple of months, it seemed like a good way to jump back in. Work vs family, casual vs…
11: Please Call Me ASAP
Mar 3 • 27 min
In this episode, Eric and Derrick do their best to offend almost everyone with their take on business communication processes and procedures. Voicemails? Unhelpful emails? Small talk chats on business calls? There are a few rants, a few laughs, and…
10: Just A Couple Of Tools
Feb 9 • 30 min
This week Eric and Derrick discuss a few of the essential online tools they recommend when starting your business. In lieu of comprehensive, unbiased reviews of all the options out there, they rather lazily give you biased reviews based on nothing but gut…
9: creADDive Lessons | Alex Miller
Jan 22 • 33 min
In this week's episode, Derrick chats with friend and Core colleague, Alex Miller, about his passion for fine art, construction graphics and his newest source of anticipation, the OneWheel. But the real story here is an idea that he and his kids have…
8: Shock of Silence
Jan 13 • 28 min
The topic this week is what to expect when you first start working with a remote team you don't know, and how to establish an effective work routine right off the bat.
7: Finding The Ladder
Jan 5 • 33 min
Eric and Derrick discuss the infamous corporate ladder and provide their take on the differences between advancing at a large company versus a small one.
6: Extended Family
Dec 22, 2017 • 23 min
In a somewhat holiday-themed episode, Derrick talks with special guest and colleague, Kim Levine, about her key role in creating a close-knit culture at Core. They discuss the importance of trying to maintain that vibe as the company grows, and how…
5: Please Remember To Clock Out
Dec 14, 2017 • 28 min
Eric and Derrick rattle off their opinions on management styles and philosophies - including employee handbooks, vacations, and sitting around doing nothing - and how that helped inform the way they interface with current employees. Also, Eric confirms…
4: Money Well Spent
Dec 3, 2017 • 29 min
Eric and Derrick talk through the tendency for new businesses to try and save money by doing everything themselves, and why that is often a mistake. They discuss the idea of building a support structure of experts who understand the way your company…
3: Spotlight | Nancy Schlaifer
Nov 17, 2017 • 28 min
Our first guest, Nancy Schlaifer, joins the EG Podcast as we simultaneously send get-well-vibes to an ailing Eric. Nancy recounts her experiences working for a remote company while providing insight into how she balances work and home life. She also…
2: Let the Countdown Begin
Nov 8, 2017 • 25 min
The conversation this week revolves around deciding to fund the new business with emergency funds and a few generous short-term loans from family. Armed with limited funds and some relationships that weren’t really accessible, the countdown began to see…
1: Deciding to leave
Nov 1, 2017 • 22 min
Derrick and Eric discuss their personal experiences with leaving their full time jobs. Eric did so voluntarily; Derrick, not so much. They talk about the catalyst for each of them deciding to be part of a startup company - which apparently has something…