Committed: The Entrepreneur Marriage

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Synopsis

The entrepreneurial journey can be a little wild at times, like uncharted territory, especially for those married to an entrepreneur. Balancing the needs of a growing company/project without sacrificing your marriage can be challenging, but as many couples have learned, worth the effort.Join Kathy Rushing, seasoned Marriage & Family Counselor, as she talks with others who are at various stages of developing their business, or creative project. Some interviews will include her husband, Mark, a serial entrepreneur, as they share their hard won wisdom. Well explore the insights gained while navigating the ups and downs of the entrepreneur journey, with practical wisdom that you can use TODAY to grow your marriage and business.If your middle name is restless, or you identify with words like innovator, dreamer, change maker, creative, independent, OR, you are married to an entrepreneur. OR, heaven help you, youre both entrepreneursthis podcast is for YOU.Like many couples, Kathy and Mark Rushing learned how to thrive amidst the joys and challenges of the start up life. They are still best friends, after 39 years of marriage, launching 3 kids, a company, and several other projects of varying success (just being real!). For show notes, or more curated resources to help you thrive in your marriage and business, go to kathyrushing.com

Episodes

  • Matt & Joy Eggerichs Reed: On Staying Grounded While Launching Family & Punchline Agency

    15/06/2021 Duration: 01h03min

    Show Notes Episode 40: I’m joined today by Matt & Joy Eggerichs Reed, all the way from Paris. Well, they’re still in Paris, they just teleported in for the interview, as one does now with technology. Matt & Joy married a little later than many of their peers, so they put the pedal to the… The post Matt & Joy Eggerichs Reed: On Staying Grounded While Launching Family & Punchline Agency appeared first on .

  • Brandi & Danny Graves: Collaboration as Savage Sublime

    09/06/2021 Duration: 54min

    Show notes: Savage Sublime is the husband/wife duo of Brandi & Danny Graves. They create artifacts that you will actually use in your daily life but are sturdy enough to become heirlooms. Brandi makes beautiful cutting boards from the trees on their property in Sebastopol, CA. Dan makes & curates historical Viking axes and WWII… The post Brandi & Danny Graves: Collaboration as Savage Sublime appeared first on .

  • Mark & Marj McClain: Successful IPO (SailPoint) AND Marriage? Do Tell!

    01/06/2021 Duration: 01h14min

    Show Notes: Today’s episode covers so much ground with Mark & Marj McClain. You just can’t distill the wisdom of 35 years of marriage and decades of multiple ventures into 20 minutes. So listen in 2 parts if you need to, or catch the Takeaways episode that will follow. But don’t miss it! Mark wanted… The post Mark & Marj McClain: Successful IPO (SailPoint) AND Marriage? Do Tell! appeared first on .

  • OL & Sway Buckley: Marriedpreneur Life

    18/05/2021 Duration: 01h06min

    Show Notes: Every once in a while, social media provides something more than a way to fill empty time or to entertain ourselves with endless puppy pictures (I’m looking at you, sweetie!) Sometimes, it provides a connection to people you might never have met otherwise.  I first “met” OL & Sway Buckley on Instagram. After… The post OL & Sway Buckley: Marriedpreneur Life appeared first on .

  • Zech & Rachel Newman: Keys to Rewriting Their Marriage & Life Playbook

    11/05/2021 Duration: 01h07min

    Show Notes: My guests today are Zech & Rachel Newman. I was introduced to Zech through a mutual coach, Mike Loomis when Zech was releasing his book a few years ago. His book is titled: Chasing Dreams in a Minivan: For men with big goals, and the women who put up with them.  Well, I… The post Zech & Rachel Newman: Keys to Rewriting Their Marriage & Life Playbook appeared first on .

  • Brent & Julie Cody: Framing Startup Risk as a Family Adventure

    04/05/2021 Duration: 01h11min

    Show Notes: One of the joys of having grown children is getting to meet their amazing friends. We met Brent & Julie Cody through Ryan & Amy, our middle son & daughter-in-love.  We haven’t had 1:1 time with Brent & Julie, so it was really fun to hear their story.  They talk about how they… The post Brent & Julie Cody: Framing Startup Risk as a Family Adventure appeared first on .

  • Seth & Melanie Studley: How Learning to Fight FOR Their Marriage Led to Helping Others Do the Same

    27/04/2021 Duration: 01h08min

    Show Notes Episode 34: Marriage is a tricky deal. There is so much about being married, and even working together, that is fun and fulfilling, comfortable, passionate, exciting, and surprising. But, let’s be real…assuming that 2 people with different life experiences, personalities, needs and expectations will get along just because they love each other is… The post Seth & Melanie Studley: How Learning to Fight FOR Their Marriage Led to Helping Others Do the Same appeared first on .

  • 33. The Takeaways: Liz & Ben Bohannon, Co-founders of Sseko Designs, on Doing ALL of Life Together

    22/04/2021 Duration: 21min

    This episode highlights and expands on key principles to apply to entrepreneur marriage, from episode 31, with Liz & Ben Bohannon. The post 33. The Takeaways: Liz & Ben Bohannon, Co-founders of Sseko Designs, on Doing ALL of Life Together appeared first on .

  • Walt & Tina Wilkins: Reflections on the Road They Chose

    23/03/2021 Duration: 49min

    Show notes: Note: Heads up if you're listening with young children in the car– there are a few words sprinkled through the interview that might not be for young ears (no “f” word). Today’s episode is the first of several that will focus on entrepreneurs who create art through their words, music, or visual arts. … The post Walt & Tina Wilkins: Reflections on the Road They Chose appeared first on .

  • Liz & Ben Bohannon: Co-founders of Sseko Designs, on Doing ALL of Life Together

    16/03/2021 Duration: 56min

    Show notes: Today I am so happy to have Ben & Liz Bohannon, co-founders of Sseko Designs as my guests. Liz recently released her book Beginner’s Pluck: Build Your Life of Purpose, Passion and Impact Now, which tells about her trip to Uganda as a young adult and her unconventional way of discovering her purpose… The post Liz & Ben Bohannon: Co-founders of Sseko Designs, on Doing ALL of Life Together appeared first on .

  • Brent & Kierstan Fessler: Love Works in Marriage, Parenting, & Workplace

    09/03/2021 Duration: 01h14min

    Show notes: Today I’m joined by Brent & Kierstan Fessler. Brent is another man that sat on a C12 board with Mark. Check out episode 3 with Brad & Jooyoung Voeller, and episode 29 with Trevor & Catie Bird, for interviews with other C12 peers. When Mark joined a C12 board, he found the life… The post Brent & Kierstan Fessler: Love Works in Marriage, Parenting, & Workplace appeared first on .

  • Trevor & Catie Bird: Co-Owners Durango Harley-Davidson, On The Ride of Their Lives!

    02/03/2021 Duration: 01h17min

    Show notes: About 15 years into starting and scaling Alzcare, the assisted living company Mark started in 1997, he was burned out. It began to take a toll on our marriage as neither of us had much left in the tank. A friend told Mark about C12—a Christian peer board that met once a month.… The post Trevor & Catie Bird: Co-Owners Durango Harley-Davidson, On The Ride of Their Lives! appeared first on .

  • We’re Buying a Business! Part 3, “Dating & Engagement”

    23/02/2021 Duration: 40min

    Show notes: The 3rd episode in a series where Mark & I chronicle buying a business. This episode covers the process of “dating”–getting more information, how the SBA loan process works, difference between buying assets and buying a business. And most importantly, how we process this as a couple. The post We’re Buying a Business! Part 3, “Dating & Engagement” appeared first on .

  • We’re Buying a Business! Part 2: Narrowing the search

    17/02/2021 Duration: 39min

    Show notes: Part 2 of a series where Mark & Kathy pull back the curtain on their process of buying a business. The pandemic created a heightened awareness of the need to diversify their income. Currently, all of their business involves long-term care, which took a big hit in the pandemic. We discuss the process… The post We’re Buying a Business! Part 2: Narrowing the search appeared first on .

  • We’re Buying a Business– In a Pandemic! Part 1

    10/02/2021 Duration: 18min

    Show Notes: Mark & I are in the process of buying a business. In the middle (are we in the middle? Please say yes.) of a pandemic. This is Part 1 of what will be at least 4 parts: Why are we looking at buying a business? What homework have we done to get to… The post We’re Buying a Business– In a Pandemic! Part 1 appeared first on .

  • Caitlin Dunnagan & Nate Hunt: Early Stage Entrepreneurs & CCS Flower Truck

    04/02/2021 Duration: 01h08min

    SHOWNOTES: I love meeting entrepreneurs. It’s like hearing a good adventure story when I listen to a seasoned entrepreneur tell their story from startup to sale. The episode with Bob & Rose Knorr, which was episode 2, was a nail biter, and I already knew the ending! But I especially love hearing the stories of… The post Caitlin Dunnagan & Nate Hunt: Early Stage Entrepreneurs & CCS Flower Truck appeared first on .

  • Nathan & Dianne Baxter: Life Coaches Share Keys to Long-Term Marriage (note: they couldn’t agree on anything in the beginning!)

    27/01/2021 Duration: 01h01min

    Show Notes: How do 2 strong willed, competitive people thrive for 33 years of marriage? By wrestling. Yep, that’s what they said!  Nathan & Dianne Baxter join me today, and boy, did we cover a lot of ground.  Their career paths seemed to be an unlikely fit when they fell in love. But as love… The post Nathan & Dianne Baxter: Life Coaches Share Keys to Long-Term Marriage (note: they couldn’t agree on anything in the beginning!) appeared first on .

  • Toni Nieuwhof, Author of “Before You Split”

    12/01/2021 Duration: 54min

    Show Notes: This episode is releasing on January 12, 2021. This will forever be a special day for us— it’s our anniversary. This year marks 41 years since we stood in front of our family and friends, and committed to whatever was ahead. We were young and idealistic, and gave no thought to how hard… The post Toni Nieuwhof, Author of “Before You Split” appeared first on .

  • How We Review & Prepare Goals for a Fulfilling New Year

    06/01/2021 Duration: 40min

    SHOW NOTES: Happy New Year! This episode reviews 4 ways to review the previous year & set goals, individually and as a couple. We reveal our process for reviewing the year (that hopefully shall never be repeated), and how we set goals now as empty nesters with fewer work obligations. LInks: The “3 questions” have… The post How We Review & Prepare Goals for a Fulfilling New Year appeared first on .

  • Sheryl O’Loughlin: A Healthier Paradigm for Entrepreneurs

    18/11/2020 Duration: 52min

    Show notes: Sheryl O’Loughlin is the author of Killing It: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Keeping Your Head Without Losing Your Heart. She has successfully served as CEO of Clif Bar and REBBL (a company that makes super herb drinks). She co-founded Plum Organics, the hardest thing she’s ever done, she said.  Currently, she works with… The post Sheryl O’Loughlin: A Healthier Paradigm for Entrepreneurs appeared first on .

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