John Tabis, Katie Rotolo, and cousin Bill are giving you the biz! Learn about the practical side of starting and running a business, as well as the human element to it as opposed to simply the science of it.
In the season one finale, John, Katie, and Cousin Bill talk about The Impostor Syndrome, and giving yourself credit. In the "Business the Shit out of it" segment John answers a question on how to handle debt as an individual Vs. as an institution. Katie sneaks one more granola news story in, and then gift wraps a win for John in the final game of the season: Can't Stop Won't Stop
In this episode, John talks about the value in finding the right partner or team, with special guest and his co-founder of The Bouqs, Juan Pablo (J.P.) Montufar-Arroyo. Katie brings mental health news by way of Burger King's Real Meal Campaign and the crew talks about the darn Starbucks cup on Game of Thrones! Plus, J.P. wins big in this week's business game, Howdy Partner.
In this episode John talks about "figuring it all out" when you're inundated with work and life. Katie shares her "Tada List" The team talks about Presearch taking on Google, and Poshmark growing the online second hand clothing market. In "Business the Shit out of it" John gives advice on going to business school vs. jumping into the startup world first. Cousin Bill brings back Slogan's Heroes, and John tries a new way of buzzing in against Katie.
In this Episode, John talks about world trends in reference to the book "The Fourth Turning." How will Millennials fare in this most recent turning where things are not up and to the right? Katie brings news stories about Disney possibly taking over even more content through Hulu, and the huge Avengers opening. Cousin Bill mediates a game based on the business of Cinco de Mayo. The team's pet project SnappyWappy.com finally goes live.
In the third and final episode from the Workarea Summit in Philadelphia, John welcomes Ruth Jeffers, of Jeffers Pet Supplies as a guest. Cousin Bill tells a story about playing dominos with Jimmy Butler while working on Wahlburgers. Katie brings news stories about Uber going public, and Sears' bankruptcy, Katie and John square off in a round of "In Your Bidness."
The second of three episodes recorded at the Workarea Summit in Philadelphia. The team talks about the business of business conferences as John recalls meeting the Free Hugs guy. Cousin Bill gets his wish for more robot talk on the show when Jerry from AndyMark Inc joins the podcast to talk about the First Robotics competition. Katie reports on the WWE / John Oliver story and the "Like a Boss" game makes its triumphant return.
Give'M The Biz takes the show on the road to Philadelphia with their first live audience recording as guests at the 2019 Workarea Summit. John gives the Keynote speech and the Workarea founders Darren and Jason Hill join the show and talk about the origin of their company, and the future of E-Commerce. Katie brings a news story about the trend of drunk online shopping and Cousin Bill reveals his most embarrassing drunken online purchase.
With John on a business trip to Japan, Cousin Bill and Katie fly solo and take inventory of what they've learned 30 weeks in. Elon Musk's rap debut "RIP Harambe" makes its Give 'M The Biz debut, and Cousin Bill laments the demise of the American Alliance of Football. Katie gets put on the spot with a lighting round game based on past episodes / guests.
John, Katie, and Cousin Bill talk about how to handle spending vs investing found money. Treating yourself vs. Saving for the future. John lays down the gauntlet for any and all beer companies to sponsor the show. Cousin Bill defends Busch Light. Katie brings the news, including a new beer / cocktail Keurig in the marketplace and short flight ride share app "Blackbird." Katie and John square off in a rousing game of "Up in your Bid-ness" featuring Allen's Mom! (Who has it going on)
In this episode, John gives insight on what to do and not do in regards to growing your network on Linked In. Katie follows up on Scooter App Charging /neighborhood Feng Shui. The team gets nostalgic about the last Blockbuster Video on the planet (including John's controversial rewind policy), and Cousin Bill introduces a new game, "Swing and a Miss".