Doing Business as Family (DBA Family)
By Katie Archer
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DBA Family is about strengthening families and family relationships through lessons learned from and inspired by the business world.
||CleanThe damaging cost of buying cheap||Does the dollar section lure you in? It’s so easy to buy 20 things that only cost you $20. But it’s a trap! Impulse shopping is the slippery slope to waste and clutter. Not only that, but it puts a strain on your long-term goals, your state o||9/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA place for diet cokes (and everything in its place)||Doing your own personal family bookkeeping sounds really awesome, responsible and fascinating…until it comes to confrontation time. Having to face the music on all of your small purchases and then categorize them is uncomfortable to us, because we||9/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCost vs. benefit vs. vacation||We tend to plan vacations with emotion. But being able to cooly calculate in the cost of family trips is a reality that requires us to leave emotion at the door. And it sucks, because our kids are little only once. How do you decide between having money||9/17/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPrepare your battlestation, part 2||This is part 2 of Preparing your Battle station. The search for love is a journey of the heart. All’s fair in love and war. We’ve talked about the war, and now it’s time to fall in love. A battle station takes some physical prep for sur||8/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPrepare your battlestation, part 1||In the fight to become paperless, we’re kinda losing. Are you still dealing with paper? We all are, and it’s not about shredding and burning. Taking a step back to see what’s troubling you in your daily FamilyCo operations will give you||8/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanErasing the guilt||Those little bits of paper that we trade for goods and services have the power to make us feel shame, guilt, and loathing about ourselves. How did we grant money that kind of power? We should quit that. It doesn’t help us move forward, so I say jus||8/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExecutive retreats are for parents, too!||Executive retreats aren’t just a vacation for CEOs. They’re important business meetings that bring the leadership team together to iron out problems. Would this work for a family, too? The CEOs of FamilyCo need the leadership team of Mom and||7/19/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuilding a farm in the city||Ever thought about working a farm? You’re probably already doing it, if you’ve got a family, and you’re running a business. A farm isn’t always cows, crops, and corn. We use The Farm as a metaphor for discussing the intensity and||7/19/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBudgeting is gorgonzola cheese?||Budgets aren’t so scary. They’re actually an amazing tool, the perfect accompaniment to the salad of life. Budgets just help you get what you want out of your money. When you think about it, they’re like gorgonzola cheese. Don’t y||7/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConnecting with kids, your little employees||Even though kids are little, we sometimes forget that they’re little. Not everyone at home is an adult who understands adult problems. Kids are like little employees – they need reassurance and empathy, too. I made a mistake at work once that||7/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConfession of a guilty bookkeeper||I never wanted to be a bookkeeper. But sometimes life has plans for you to be a bookkeeper anyway. Here’s my story.||7/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
I find this so interesting, educative and life-changing. All the episodes are loaded with awesome messages. I am so impressed by what Katie Archer is doing here. I can't wait to listen to more episodes. Good job!
This is wonderful business podcast to make your business easier. Katie Archer is awesome!
Highly applicable and well produced. There's some real wisdom here.