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.
Startup. Family. Life.
Sherry interviews her 9 year old and her 5 year old about their understanding of how entrepreneurship and creativity fit together. They talk about some of their interests, hobbies, and entrepreneurial endeavors. Rob answers a listener question about how to foster and encourage entrepreneurship in children.
Rob talks about the mental burnout he recently experienced from the constant thinking about work. He shares some of the changes he made in order to help refresh and recharge his mind. Sherry helps define what a burnout is and provides some helpful solutions to the issue.
Rob and Sherry talk about the significance of their beach apartment they own as a second home. They talk about how they use it as their “happy place” and make it a routine part of their lives to go there and escape the stresses of life. They discuss the importance of finding a place that makes you feel blissful and making it a regular part of your own life.
Rob and Sherry share their story on a recent challenge they encountered during the process of selling their house. They talk about how the culmination of things in both their personal and professional lives derailed them from some of their other commitments. They also share some thoughts on how to help keep you from getting derailed.
Rob interviews Derrick Reimer, co-founder of Drip, about how his marriage has been a super power during his founder journey. He talks about the ways he gets support from marriage, how it has helped him be more efficient with his time, as well as some of the struggles a founder may face.
Rob and Sherry talk about how your key relationship can be one of your business superpowers. Rob shares some relevant points from a book he recently read and Sherry reveals some details on her and Rob’s relationship in the early years, including how they first met.
Rob and Sherry talk about their favorite tactics for mastering stress.
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Rob and Sherry discuss the topics of charisma, warmth, power and presence. They also talk about how body language can effect the mind and mood.