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Rob and Sherry talk about some different strategies to manage an overly full email inbox.  They talk in depth on setting email boundaries, email timing, categorizing, and auto responders all to help achieve a level of email sanity.

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Rob and Sherry talk about some of the podcasts they are enjoying recently, and why they think they can be beneficial to the listeners. They give some detailed descriptions of these podcasts and point out specific episodes.

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Sherry talks about one of the psychological theories she often comes back to in her interactions with founders. Its called cognitive theory, a focus on understanding how thoughts shape our behaviors. She gives some techniques that can help with the mentioned cognitive distortions that founders often deal with.

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Sherry interviews a listener of the podcast, Zach Kessin, about his struggle with self confidence. Zach shares the ups and downs about his startup and battles with depression. Sherry offers ways that he can get the support he needs.

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To complete the Drip acquisition story Sherry interviews Clay Collins of Leadpages to get his side of the story about the acquisition process.  Clay shares his thoughts on the ups and downs of the negotiations and his plans for the future.

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Rob and Sherry continue their conversation about the struggles faced during Rob’s company’s acquisition. They talk about all the different elements that impacted them and the family and discuss what may lie ahead.

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Rob and Sherry talk about Rob’s company Drip, being acquired by LeadPages, and the struggles they had to face during the process of the acquisition.  Rob shares insights of the negotiation timeline and how it personally affected him, the stresses he had to deal with, and how it therefore affected the family. Sherry gives her side of the story and what she did to prepare for a possible move while not being able to make the news public.

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