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Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Unlike Jill and Brad, do you stick to them? If you’re resolving to get in shape, stop doing all the bad things and wanna sing Kumbaya more often: Good luck with that. Jill and Brad talk about how they make goals, not resolutions, and they plan ahead rather than making a few things up in the hopes that they stick to it. They also talk about the Top 5 Ways To Plan For Next Year in this episode and they welcome marketing consultant Michelle Koclanis to the show. Listen in! »

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Let's face it. We really wanna know: Are you enjoying our new format? We're shorter. We're faster. And maybe we're even more mediocre than ever before. We're yearning to hear from you - would you do Jill and Brad a favor and let them know by leaving a voicemail at 708.872.7878? Brad and Jill talk about how they kept technology under control during the holidays and they discuss the Top 5 Rules for Keeping Your Technology Under Control so that you can reclaim your lives. They welcome Compass(x) Strategy's Nancy Goldstein to the show and rock out some great advice for her. Listen in! »

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Do you have one client that doesn't ever stop working? And that client expects that you will also never stop working? UGH to that, Jill and Brad say. (And plenty more on that, too.) They talk about their best practices for dealing with clients like that and, just, UGH. They also talk about the Top 5 Ways To Leave The Office At The Office in this episode so that you can avoid having those mishaps (that we’ve all had) when you walk into a work environment. They welcome Foiled Cupcakes' Mari Luangrath to the show and Team Pete returns, thank goodness. Listen in! »

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Have any holiday traditions? Do you visit the Macy's windows, drive around and check out neighbors' Christmas lights, or attend a show each year? Jill does not (except for caroling, of course.) But Brad and Lightning weigh in on what they do every year to celebrate. Brad and Jill also talk about the Top 5 Ways To Celebrate in this episode so that you know how to appreciate the good things that happen in your business. They welcome The Big Payoff's Suzanne Muchin and Rachel Bellow to the show. Listen in! »

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Do you love the holidays? Hate or love the mistletoe, the elves and the egg nog? Brad doesn't like crowds or the hype. Jill can't get enough of the good cheer and the ridiculously early Target Christmas commercials. They also talk about the Top 5 Ways To Stay Focused In the Midst Of Distractions in this episode so that you can...you guessed it...stay focused. They welcome My Secret Luxury's Stacy Rybchin to the show and share a tool that will help you to better communicate with colleagues. Listen in! »

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What are the best gifts you've ever received by an old boss? What about a colleague? So what makes that gift really fantastic? Brad and Jill talk about what great gifts they've received in the past -- from fancy scarves to enjoyable experiences -- and what made them so great. They also talk about the Top 5 Ways to Recognize and Reward Your Team in this episode so that you can get just the right thing for your colleagues, employees and BFF's. They welcome the Sugar Beet Co-Op’s Cheryl Munoz to the show and they're pumped to be here, as per usual. 

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What would you take sponsorship money for? Is there anything you'd say no to? (Permanent tattoos, anyone?) Brad and Jill talk about how far they'd go for the big bucks and what zany things they'd permit for their businesses. They also talk about the Top 5 Ways To Get Sponsors To Give You Money in this episode so that you, too, can bring sponsors on board for your business events. They welcome List.ly's Nick Kellet and welcome a previous guest back onto the show to report on what's happened since their guest appearance.

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Do you take time off from work between Christmas and New Year’s Eve? Brad and Jill talk about whether they shut down when the rest of the business world seemingly does. They go over the Top 5 Ways to Recover from Taking Time Off in this episode so that you can avoid having those mishaps (that we’ve all had) when you walk into a work environment. They welcome NotKetchup’s Erika Kerekes to the show, and share a tool that makes you 'like a bunny' through time (whatever that means). 

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Do you dig Steve Jobs’ turtlenecks? What about Colbert’s Brooks Brothers suits? Remember Susan Powter’s zany hairstyle? Do you have a signature look? Brad and Jill talk about whether they have a trademark-worthy style that they carry with them into business situations. They also talk about the Top 5 Business Attire Failures in this episode so that you can avoid having those mishaps (that we’ve all had) when you walk into a work environment. They welcome Prohibition Bakery’s Leslie Feinberg to the show and share a tool that redefines the time capsule for your life.

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SURPRISE! To celebrate our 50th episode, we have our brilliant producer, Lightning Atkinson, and our fantastic designer, Devan Perine, take over as hosts of Breaking Down Your Business. They turn the tables and interview — you guessed it — co-hosts Brad Farris and Jill Salzman. Mostly, tune in to hear how Lightning pronounces the “whopper.” It’s amazing. Devan and Lightning discuss who they trust to give them advice and where those wise words usually come from. They talk to guests Brad Farris and Jill Salzman and offer the Top 5 Best Bits of Advice Ever Received. 

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When you're in a thankful frame of mind, it makes you more positive. It makes you more energetic. And practically speaking, it makes your day a better one. Studies may have proven it, but who cares? We still know that it's true. Brad shares his top 5 things that business owners should be thankful for. Do one or more of them resonate with you? If you're grateful for other business owners, your own clients, your team, or the flexibility, power and/or autonomy that you have as the king of your kingdom, even if it's on the smaller side. Have any things we should be thankful for in our businesses that Jill and Brad left out? Then leave them a voicemail at 708.872.7878!

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Jill is a social media addict. She and Brad agree that they've gotten a lot out of the Twitter platform for their businesses, so Jill walks you (or rather, skips with glee) through her top 5 ways to use it to grow your business. Things like tweeting as yourself and not as your business using your logo. Stay a person, people. Also, pay attention to your @mentions or there's no reason for you to tweet at all. The goal? To get your online conversations moved offline. Have any top tips that she missed? Well then! Leave Jill & Brad a voicemail at 708.872.7878!

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Besides the fact that Brad doesn't believe employees should buy gifts for bosses, and the fact that Jill wishes that regifting was socially acceptable, Jill & Brad discuss their Top 5 gifts that make them, and the recipients, very happy to know each other. Things like food and booze don't fly for some as well as intangible items like experiences (think Segway rides or architectural boat tours.) Gift cards are fantastic as are branded cutting boards. (Right? Right?) Did they miss any great gifts that you can recommend to our listeners? Leave Jill & Brad a voicemail at 708.872.7878!

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Today’s buyers have a lot more information and a lot more power in the sales relationship than they once did. So, Brad lays down his top 5 sales tools for the business owner today to help bring in more sales! Things like getting your website to get customers and clients to feel like they understand what you have to offer. Things like using the socials to stay on top of who’s talking about what, like utilizing LinkedIn’s search bar to find folks interested in your product or service. There’s also taking advantage of meetups, conferences and other offline places to get together with potential clients. He recommends a few other gems and hopes that you share yours as well. Have other tools that help you sell in the era of the Internet? Call Jill & Brad at 708.872.7878 and let them know.

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Jill learned a lot from planning her first conference. The Founding Moms Conference happened in Chicago on October 6, 2014. In this episode, she talks about the things that ended up being the most important in the planning process as well as on the big day. Things like marketing the event well in advance. Making sure that you’re not underestimating the importance of the space you’re using to hold the event. Using music throughout the day to cue attendees as to what’s happening when. Hiring a producer to help with all A/V and production stuffs happening on the big day. And last but not least at all, making sure your speakers are top notch. Have other things that help you in planning big events for your business? Call Jill & Brad at 708.872.7878 and let them know!

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Jill and Brad talk about what’s coming up in this episode and how much fun they had doing their second LIVE taping on the Hand Gesture Tour during Chicago’s famed conference ContentJam. They also dive into the scary territory of admitting that they don’t know everything in business (or do they?) and fight about it, too. Find out what ridiculosity ensues by listening to this latest episode. Then tweet and post about it (reminder: hashtag them at #jillnbrad) and make sure that you’ve gotten your copy of their incredible e-book! Get it here.

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Jill and Brad talk about what’s coming up in this episode and what they’d do to get the word out if they started a business today -- all LIVE from ContentJam 2014! They talk (read: fight) about possibly getting the word out using newsletters, blogs, and even meeting face-to-face to spread the gospel about their new ventures. Find out what ridiculosity ensues by listening to this latest and very live episode. Then tweet and post about it (reminder: hashtag them at #jillnbrad) and make sure that you’ve gotten your copy of their incredible e-book! Get it here.

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Jill and Brad talk about what keeps them going to conferences. Even though they like to talk (shout) to a lot of people as they smile (stare) and shake hands (wave), conferences are a big investment of time and money -- and yet they love to attend them. The ideas, the inspiration, the scale of the event itself are all reasons that keep them a ‘comin. Find out what ridiculosity ensues by listening to this latest episode with guests Sam Rosen + TJ Hale! 

Then tweet and post about it (reminder: hashtag them at #jillnbrad) and make sure that you’ve gotten your copy of their incredible e-book! Get it here.

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Jill and Brad talk about how no one’s ever mad at them when they don’t follow through on anything. Sound like a sob story waiting to happen? Of course it is. They talk about ways that they find accountability in their businesses, peer pressure they experience in their adult lives, and how Brad tracks his progress by using a scoreboard. Find out what ridiculosity ensues by listening to this latest episode. Then tweet and post about it (reminder: hashtag them at #jillnbrad) and make sure that you’ve gotten your copy of their incredible e-book! Get it here.

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Jill and Brad figure out whether they are control freaks. Does it depend on who you’re talking to? Can you be a former control freak who is now in recovery? Do you micro manage, and if so, do you think you are running a successful business? Or do you believe that micromanaging and being a control freak are hindering the growth of your small business? Find out more -- so much more -- by listening to this freakishly entertaining episode. Then tweet and post about it (reminder: hashtag them at #jillnbrad) and make sure that you’ve gotten your copy of their incredible e-book! Get it here.

 

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Jill and Brad talk about what’s coming up this episode and figure out that they can’t speak proper English very well. They also discuss what it is to be a seasoned entrepreneur (or rather, what they think those folks are like) and the fact that they can’t wait to get there, if you’ll have them. Hear their attempts to make sense in this superb episode (reminder: hashtag them at #jillnbrad) and make sure that you’ve gotten your copy of their incredible e-book! Get it here.

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Jill and Brad talk about what’s coming up this episode and whether they’d like to clone themselves to get more done.  But would a clone be a good assistant for you? It would not be for Brad, or so he thinks. If they could clone an army, world domination awaits. Or does it? Find out in this superb episode with Jill & Brad (reminder: hashtag them at #jillnbrad) and make sure that you’ve gotten your copy of their incredible e-book! Get it here.

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Jill and Brad discuss the top 5 things that they wish were true, but aren’t. Things like the fact that everyone else seems to know what they’re doing. Not true. Or that apparent success means you’re rolling around in giant piles of cash. Not true. Or that our teams work really well without us; but as small business owners, it’s not always the case. Or that we have zero guilt when it comes to being a working parent. Not true. Or that we have so much time to get things done. Yeah right. Have any of your own things you wish were true but aren’t? Call Jill & Brad at 708.872.7878 and let them know.

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Jill and Brad talk about what’s coming up this episode and a couple of recent embarrassing moments they’ve had at work. A couple of many, really: Brad and Jill could be spokespeople for Those Who Do Embarrassing Things In Their Business All The Time. Fortunately, the world is an accepting place (as are fellow business owners like you.) Thanks to common traits in business like Face Blindness and Lack of Name Recall, Brad and Jill also ease the pain for business owners by explaining that everyone has the same issues. You don’t have to be so embarrassed, even if they continue to be embarrassed on a regular basis. And they most definitely want to make sure that you’ve gotten your copy of their incredible e-book! Get it here.

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Jill and Brad talk about what’s coming up this episode, why Jill can’t stand people who schedule phone calls to then email about the phone calls to then get on the phone about the phone call before calling on the phone for the scheduled phone call, and how Brad can’t stand when people text to ask questions that they could have asked by picking up the phone and calling instead. They shout about business even more than they usually do. Call Jill & Brad at 708.872.7878 and let them know if you also hate all the unnecessary emailing and phone calling to schedule a phone call. 

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Jill and Brad discuss their top 5 ways that they prep for vacation. You’ve gotta clear your calendar. Inform your clients. Prepare your staff. Turn off your tech (what???) and make sure to reduce your workload as much as possible so that you survive the before, during and after of your vacation. Have any tips of your own that they missed? Call Jill & Brad at 708.872.7878 and let them know.

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Jill and Brad discuss the top ways to laugh a little more in, around and far away from the water cooler. You can always hire by horoscope, although the long-term implications have not yet been analyzed by the FDA. You can try some improvisational brainstorming, wear more party hats, get more ridiculous in your emails or laugh more out loud. Really: Try it. Right now. Start by giggling...and then when you feel really stupid, giggle a little louder. When you get to full belly laugh, stare at your colleagues real hard between the eyes. Point at them and then shout-laugh so they get scared. Works every time. Have any tips of your own that they missed? Call Jill & Brad at 708.872.7878 and let them know.

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Jill and Brad discuss the top things to check when you’re thinking of quitting. Consider this: Maybe you’re just having a bad day. Or do you just need to change a few things up to feel better about the whole shebang?  Maybe you can split your work up to make it feel less burdensome. Or make different mistakes than you did before. You could even steal copy borrow people’s ideas if that helps. Anything to change things up a bit may help you when you feel like it’s time to quit what you’re doing. Have any tips of your own that they missed? Call Jill & Brad at 708.872.7878 and let them know.

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Jill and Brad discuss the top lessons they’ve learned from their mentors. From needing only one thing to be in business -- customers (thanks Lars DuPont!), to hiring great people and getting out of thei way (thanks Bob Baker!) to why it’s imperative to look at all sides of the business problem at hand (thanks Marylin Dyer Blair!), there are many gems from many mentors who have helped build better businesses. Have any mentors’ tips of your own? Call Jill & Brad at 708.872.7878 and let them know.

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In this episode Jill and Brad discuss their teams and how they conduct their meetings. From no cell phones allowed (yes, we just said that!), no computers allowed (yes, we said that too!) to setting an agenda. We know these top 5 magic meeting methods will boost your productivity in order to stay on track and get everybody on the same page. Have any that they missed? Call Jill & Brad at 708.872.7878 and let them know what they missed.

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Jill and Brad are LIVE AT TECHWEEK! The first stop on The Hand Gesture Tour in Chicago, IL, was a raging success. They laughed, they cried, they wore gloves and took shots and donned ski goggles and shouted a whole lot -- at a live audience. They discussed what their perfect day is like, and Kyle Joseph did the running man in a red tracksuit the entire time that Rob Clearfield played the keys and Mike McGee -- Mike on the Mic -- emceed the whole thing. It was a blast, to say the least.

For the Top 5, Jill and Brad discuss the top productivity killers and how to kill them.

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Jill and Brad discuss the top tips on working solo and how to be productive. From starting your day with a physical activity (“Let’s get physical, physical…”) to interacting with others to taking a nap! Know any tips that they missed? Call Jill & Brad at 708.872.7878 and let them know.

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Jill and Brad discuss the top tools write great email newsletters. From offering value, value and more value to keeping it short (they really mean it) to intriguing headlines, there are very likely tweaks that you can make to write a better newsletter for your business. Got any tips that improve your open rate? Call Jill & Brad at 708.872.7878 and let them know what they missed.

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Jill and Brad discuss the top business tools to plan for the future. From creating goals for your business to budgets to key performance indicators to mastermind groups, there are loads of tools to help you plan for your future (if you really want to, the way Brad suggests. Jill might call you and tell you not to use any of these, but you may as well try them and see if they help you out. Have any that they missed? Call Jill & Brad at 708.872.7878 and let them know what they missed.

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Jill and Brad discuss the top 5 ways to stay healthy as a business owner. From minding your schedule to standing up to taking more breaks, there are easy ways to stay healthy but you just have to remind yourself. A lot. Have any health tips that they missed? Call Jill & Brad at 708.872.7878 and let them know what tips they missed. Let’s do this!

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Jill and Brad discuss the top mistakes that business owners make. From trying to be the jack of all trades (don’t do it!) to taking all of our biz’s responsibilities on by ourselves (don’t do it!) to selling your products or services to the wrong people (don’t do it!), there are plenty of mistakes that we all make and reminders about them are good for your health. Have any that they missed? Call Jill & Brad at 708.872.7878 and let them know what mistakes they missed (because that would be yet another mistake that they make.)

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Jill and Brad discuss the best ways business owners can be better leaders. From becoming a bookworm to finding inspiration in other leaders to asking for feedback, you can find myriad ways to build your position as head of your biz. Have you experienced any ways to become a better leader that they didn’t mention? Call Jill & Brad at 708.872.7878 and let them know. You know you wanna.

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Jill and Brad discuss the best numbers to check out that help you understand where your business is and how to keep it growing. From cash flow to sales funnels to employee morale to customer satisfaction, there are a select few ways to track your progress and figure out what’s working for your product or service. Have any that they missed? Call Jill & Brad at 708.872.7878 and let them know what you think about their Top 5 Numbers To Watch. It does a body good.

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Jill and Brad discuss the best ways to make a great impression. From knowing when it’s time to calm down to becoming more memorable to sticking to your personal style to speaking up, there are so many ways to make a better impression in business. To make the best kind of impression, call Jill & Brad at 708.872.7878 and tell them what you think about their thoughts. It’s 100% doctor-recommended.

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  • Jill and Brad discuss ways to turn their dreams (and yours!) into reality. From learning how to fail fast to creating feasibility tests to asking people for input the right way to creating time for different projects, there is obviously more than one way to turn your dreams into reality. But it’s only obvious to Jill and Brad until you listen to this episode.

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Jill and Brad discuss ways to turn referrals or prospects into customers. From utilizing the e-mail newsletter to getting testimonials from happy customers or clients to following up persistently, there are a number of ways to make that next sale happen. We know you can do it! We have so much faith in you.

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Jill and Brad discuss ways to work around drowning-by-email. From getting down to business on a whiteboard to IdeaPaint to Trello to daily huddles, there are ways to work around continually filling up your inbox so that you can get more done rather than continue your professional career as an e-mail reader.

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Jill and Brad discuss ways to encourage folks on your business team. From small compliments to offering food to giving away rocks, there are so many creative ways to encourage the people that you work with to maintain or boost morale.

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Jill and Brad share the top 5 tools to help your small business. They bring on guests Jill Hickey + Kate Sheehan.

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How do you run a small business with kids around? Brad and Jill talk about how they do it. They also bring on guests Brian Essig + Liane Jackson!

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Jill and Brad believe business owners need to take a tech break every once and while. They discuss why and bring on guests Adam Radulovic and Sydni Craig-Hart!

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Jill and Brad talk about how to build confidence as a business owner in this episode. They bring on guests Stacy Ratner and Chris Brogan -- you don't want to miss it!

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Business owners need a network and places they can go for help. Jill and Brad discuss where they go to for help. They also bring on guests Tricia Meyer and Scott Cohen.

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We judge books by their covers | Guests: Helen Levinson + Jamie Russo | Ep. 11

If you're looking for motivational or inspirational books to read, Jill and Brad have you covered. They also bring on guests Helen Levinson and Jamie Russo in this episode.

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Jill and Brad discuss their top 5 interview tips for business owners and their different styles to interviewing. They bring on guests Christian Bundy and Charlie Meyerson.

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Sales are one of the biggest worries and stressors for business owners. Jill and Brad share their top sales tips in this episode with guests Rachel Olsen and Diane Hatz.

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On this episode, Jill and Brad share their top 5 business podcasts. They bring on business owner Marty Vernon and talk about how to grow your business with out growing your team. They also talk with guest George Zlatin on how to be a better leader. 

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Jill and Brad talk about the ins and outs of social media and how it’s best used for business, and share how they schedule their work days to get the most out of them. They bring on guests Heidi Brown and Julie Schumacher to break down their business.

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Brad and Jill discuss their top time-sucks that and their worst days in their workweeks. They also bring on Barry Moltz and Stephanie Shaterian to break down their business!

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Jill and Brad talk about where they work and why they love or hate it and their top music picks they play at work to help them be more productive. In this episode, they bring on guests Jeannie Walters and Tom Giles to break down their business. 

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Jill and Brad talk about their business resolutions for 2014 and holiday traditions. They bring on guests Mike McGee of Starter School and Kyle Joseph of ShopGab to break down their business. 

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