That time your client who was too good to be true was, in fact, too good to be true (with Dimitri Constantine)
As a general rule of thumb, if the company you are working for has just one full-time employee, consider it a red flag.
That time getting “comfortable with uncomfortable conversations” was the key to managing your startup (with Kison Patel)
On the importance of communication-friendly environments, fluid feedback, and the ability of giving bad news.
That time your cowboy mounted shooting client ripped his tax return in half in front of you (with Liz Farr)
Tax avoiding, bizarre sports, IRS agents, and 10-years-old fraud are only a couple of the things we’ll be deep diving into in our very first accounting horror story, with the one and only Liz Farr.
That time your inexperienced client turned into an influencer sommelier in less than 2 months (with Rick Schirmer)
Straight from the Hollywood universe, Rick Schirmer brings us a tale on clients with very little experience, and very high expectations. “Influencer Sommelier” and “Delusional button” are just a couple of the brilliant concepts this episode includes.
That time you poured your heart into your moonshot, but ended up burning down 3 acres of Stanford University (with Mark Jacobsen)
Every now and then there comes a project we believe in so much that we just can’t let it go, regardless of the acres we burn down. Mark’s tale teaches us important lessons on the chances we take when we are young, and how they can affect other people too.
That time your teenage idol hired you to manage their show, then makes you learn not to meet your heroes the hard way (with James Hush)
Rockstar teenage dreams meet a natural ability to manage, and turns you into a one of a kind stage manager. But what happens when your teenage idol hires you, and turns out to be a huge a**hole?
That time your company had you working 36 hours straight, then took away your bonus (with Violet Femm)
Sometimes the horror doesn’t come only from clients, but actually from your boss himself. No matter how tempting it is, having your company paying for all the fancy wine you drink with your clients is probably not worth more than your mental health.
That time your wonderful client was growing fast and doing great, then mysteriously shuts down overnight (with Bonnie Rothman)
A story on how sometimes you do everything right and you still fail due to factors that could never have been managed by you.
When your horror client turns out to actually be your boss, who portrayed your client as a monster, to keep you from meeting them and realizing how great they actually were.
That time your client was so smoothly turning into your BFF, you didn’t realize he had made up all his investors (with Jess McCarter)
The horror story that ends up with the client coming back with an apology and a job offer decades later.