61 episodes

Founder & CEO of Bouqs.com John Tabis enlists the help of his real life Cousin Bill and News Girl Katie Rotolo to share his experiences and wisdom in the startup game and the broader business world. From raising $10's of millions in financing to dealing with work stress to getting that first interview, we'll tackle it all every week.

Give'm The Biz with John Tabis John Tabis

    • Business
    • 4.5 • 22 Ratings

Founder & CEO of Bouqs.com John Tabis enlists the help of his real life Cousin Bill and News Girl Katie Rotolo to share his experiences and wisdom in the startup game and the broader business world. From raising $10's of millions in financing to dealing with work stress to getting that first interview, we'll tackle it all every week.

    Corona Hiatus

    Corona Hiatus

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    On Your Mark, Get Set, Delegate

    On Your Mark, Get Set, Delegate

    With John feeling under the weather he opens the show talking about delegating, and drives the point home by delegating the opening rant to Cousin Bill who talks about the challenges of being a first-time boss. Katie brings news stories about You Tube Music's new chart system, and Door Dash delivery robots. John and Katie square off in a game about famous spokespeople. 


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    • 33 min
    Making Your Mark

    Making Your Mark

    In this episode John talks about making your mark wherever your journey takes you, using a former Bouqs' employee as an example. Cousin Bill relates, revealing a catch phrase he left behind at his last job. Katie brings news stories about Shadow Inc, the app at the center of the Iowa Caucus controversy and Boeing posting its first full year loss in 20 years. 


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    • 37 min
    Tough Sledding

    Tough Sledding

    In this episode John talks about the racket (and genius) of the snow tubing industry in CA, and gives a shout out to our sponsor City National Bank for taking him to the Waste Management Open in Phoenix. Katie brings a news story about the Bouqs' $30 million growth round with Yamasa in Japan, and another story about the San Antonio Zoo offering a Valentine's Day special involving naming a cockroach after your Ex. In "Buy or Sell" the team takes on Bud Light Seltzers and wrestling startup AEW. 


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    • 53 min
    Don't Hold Your Company Hostage

    Don't Hold Your Company Hostage

    In this episode John burns on a faux pas that you should avoid when interviewing / accepting for new jobs and leveraging it against your current job. Cousin Bill and Katie help John "Business the shit" out of a personal issue surrounding a Tough Mudder. Katie brings news stories about Cinelytic and a "Moon shot" Carbon goal by Microsoft. Cousin Bill closes the show with a game of "Slogan's Heroes" between John and Katie with a little twist. 


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    • 43 min
    Small Wins Can Be Huge

    Small Wins Can Be Huge

    In this episode John talks about how big a "small" win can be after giving himself a pat on the back for completing a seemingly small task at home and giving himself a pat on the back. Bill shows John his new and improved Linked In page (homework he was given in season 1) and it passes with flying colors. Katie brings a news story about the $300 Billion plus deal between NASA and Space X. In "Business the Shit out of It" John gives Katie advice about diversifying her marketing approaches with trial and error in regards to her own startup "Set Intentions." John and Katie square off in a game of "Like a Boss" to close the show. 


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    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

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22 Ratings

22 Ratings

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Good Stuff

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Fun mix of personalities

Informative, but not stodgy. I like the balance of business and silliness.

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