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Non-Competes & Professional Behavior | S6E2

There are rules that we have to follow, and there are rules that we define and follow ourselves. Set by our own internal compass. A personal code. Character. Where does one begin and the other end? And which should be written down on paper and enforced? Eww, what is this – a college course on...

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Season 6 Premiere! | Catching Up & Project Talk

We’re back! Gosh it feels like it’s been forever. Has it really been that long – or is it just a 2020 thing? (Our vote is 2020.) Lisa and Garrison were so excited to reconnect and catch up, and we’re excited to share that with you. No special topic this week, just two friends getting...

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Overcoming the Failures of Others: Protecting Your Reputation and Your Clients | S5E10

Sometimes you walk into a professional relationship with someone and they already have some pretty strong prejudices in place about what to expect. Maybe they learned it from TV. Maybe they were burned by a previous designer or contractor. Whatever the case, you know that you’ll have to go above and beyond to make sure...

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Brand Identity | S5E9

Consistency is key. In your messaging, your quality, your pricing. All of these (and more) add up to how you’re perceived by your clients. To the reputation that precedes you when a photo of your work or the name of your company enters a room. That’s your brand, y’all. It’s, like, important and stuff. Lisa...

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Storytime Fun | S5E8

We’re gonna’ keep this one short and simple: It’s time to just have some fun, so gather ’round for story time. We’ve got anecdotes, we’ve got pranks and silliness. That’s it! Listen and enjoy! Points of interest include: Lisa’s phone troubles, Garrison gets spooked, Lisa’s morning segment – and much more.

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Raw & Real | S5E7

The last thing our cross-continental duo wants to do is add to the big pile of bummer that is life in 2020. It’s against the whole spirit of how they live their lives. And yet, Lisa and Garrison have felt a little remiss about not exposing more of their vulnerability. Sure we’ve talked here and...

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