022 – Emily Peele from High Five Coffee on Empathy, Quality Service and the Coffee Community in Asheville

“We have those conversations a lot about reminding newer baristas who are being really precious with their craft that they don’t know that person’s story. And so let’s find a way to perhaps dialogue about how [we] can meet [their] needs.” -Emily Peele In this podcast episode, we interview Emily Peele, Brand Director of High … Continue reading 022 – Emily Peele from High Five Coffee on Empathy, Quality Service and the Coffee Community in Asheville

021 – Jack Roche of Old North Unpacks the “Audacity” of Selling $300 Jeans in Asheville

“I’m a Ferrari-in-a-bathroom-doing-donuts-kind-of-person,” – Jack Roche And that he is. Jack is truly a Renaissance man, constantly involved in multiple projects and businesses, always in pursuit of learning the next thing. This conversation was a thrill-ride. Jack, as the owner and founder of Old North, has built a business that is both fulfilling and allows … Continue reading 021 – Jack Roche of Old North Unpacks the “Audacity” of Selling $300 Jeans in Asheville

020 – Connie Matisse, Co-Founder of East Fork Pottery, Shares Lessons on Growing Pains, Relationship Building, and Honest Storytelling

“I think trusting that your customer can handle the truth and treating them like a human you might see in the street really goes a long way.” – Connie Matisse In this episode, we sit down with Connie Matisse, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of East Fork Pottery. Here’s What You’ll Learn: The behind-the-scenes story … Continue reading 020 – Connie Matisse, Co-Founder of East Fork Pottery, Shares Lessons on Growing Pains, Relationship Building, and Honest Storytelling

018 – Just Start + Highlights from Our Season One Interviews

If there’s one theme we can highlight from our first 10 interviews with Asheville locals, it’s this: just start. Throughout this episode, we share the various ways that our interviewees began their journey towards becoming who they are today. We learn that “getting started” looks different for everyone. For some, it’s taking baby steps and … Continue reading 018 – Just Start + Highlights from Our Season One Interviews

017 – Seven Ways to Build Trust with Your Customers (A Proven Method to “Win” in the Long Run)

It costs $0 to test this in your own business. In this episode, we talk about seven different ways you can build trust with your customers. Creating a loyal relationship with your audience is no easy task. It takes time, nurturing, and a lot of effort. Still, we believe the long-term benefits are worthwhile and … Continue reading 017 – Seven Ways to Build Trust with Your Customers (A Proven Method to “Win” in the Long Run)

016 – The Best Places to Visit in Asheville (as Recommended by Our Podcast Guests) + New Google Map

In each of our podcast interviews, we asked our guests the same question: “Where do you take friends when they visit you in Asheville?” In this episode, we share the most recommended places, plus why we (and our podcast interviewees) love them and our tips for visiting. Here’s What You’ll Learn The best places to … Continue reading 016 – The Best Places to Visit in Asheville (as Recommended by Our Podcast Guests) + New Google Map