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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. Business is messy and unpredictable. Business has depth and nuance. Business is more than spreadsheets. Business is stories.... and we want to hear yours.

Dec 31, 2019

Have a business problem? 

Before you start dismissing solutions, listen to this. Because there’s a very simple rule to finding solutions that you are probably ignoring.

Why is that important for business? 

It’s probably not too bold of an assertion to say that you probably don’t like having problems. But if you...

Dec 24, 2019

In this special by-listener-request episode, we talk about the importance of helping your team understand your decisions, and the even greater importance of setting up a joke before delivering the punchline. 

Why is that important for business? 

When you have to make a decision, you go through a whole process to get to...

Dec 17, 2019

What can we learn about our own businesses from the cannabis industry? Well, sometimes we design our culture to reflect the product we are selling, but not what our people need. 

And sometimes we learn that what we think will be fun…isn’t. 

Why is that important for business? 

The cannabis industry went...

Dec 10, 2019

Sometimes, our actions today ripple out and have long term effects. We know this. But it’s wild to think that what happens in 2019 might cause a Christmas tree shortage in 2030. 

Why is that important for business? 

The 2008 recession is far enough in the past that we think of it mostly in abstract terms. But for the...

Dec 3, 2019

Does social support help just as much as physical support when facing an obstacle? 

Jodi has been reading NIH studies before she has even had her morning coffee, and it turns out that having someone you care about beside you make even real hills look less steep. 

Why is that important for business? 

The way you perceive...