15 episodes

A show about leaders, change makers, and business model busters. Each week, we examine the decisions they made that broke the status quo. Hosted by Alexis Gay & Brianne Kimmel.

The Shake Up HubSpot

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 53 Ratings

A show about leaders, change makers, and business model busters. Each week, we examine the decisions they made that broke the status quo. Hosted by Alexis Gay & Brianne Kimmel.

    How Brex Cash Almost Emptied Out The Company ATM

    How Brex Cash Almost Emptied Out The Company ATM

    Look, launching your first product is tough. Of course. But as someone somewhere might’ve once said: It’s the second product that can kill you.
    Henrique Dubugras launched Brex as a corporate credit card for early-stage companies. And the company’s second product, Brex Cash, was met with high customer (and investor) expectations. But after a series of pushed releases and a bunch of missing tools, Henrique started questioning everything.
    Henrique talks about how he made the decisions to keep pushing the launch of the product, how he rethought the definition of success, and ultimately, pulled it all off.

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    • 29 min
    For Glow Recipe It’s All About Health and Heritage

    For Glow Recipe It’s All About Health and Heritage

    Watermelon Masks. Shark Tank. A brand color palette that, if used for that new interior design project you’ve been keen on, would have all your neighbors seething with jealousy. 
    But it’s the pivot from K-beauty curation to creation that sets apart Glow Recipe. Co-founders Sarah Lee & Christine Chang talk about how they used their industry expertise and Glow Gang community to develop their own original line of products.

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    • 25 min
    Co-Creating With Customers: A Winning Recipe At Daily Harvest

    Co-Creating With Customers: A Winning Recipe At Daily Harvest

    Don’t call ’em a food delivery kit. Daily Harvest, as Rachel Drori (Founder & CEO) says, they’re a modern CPG company. And Rachel’s built a network of farmers, fresh-frozen ingredients, and delivery systems across the U.S.
    Not bad. But when you hear how she’s also co-creating all Daily Harvest products with her customers? Well, that’s a real

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    • 31 min
    How Did Square Defeat Amazon (in the calmest standoff in digital payments history)?!

    How Did Square Defeat Amazon (in the calmest standoff in digital payments history)?!

    When Amazon decides to clone your product, it’s the stuff of nightmares. Most folks on the receiving end tremble in their CEO boots. And honestly, so did Jim McKelvey (Co-Founder, Square). 

    Of all the possible strategies, Jim found himself doing something different. Something that could cost him and his company everything. Jim decided to do nothing at all. And here’s the thing: It worked.

    Learn how exactly Square defeated Amazon in what can only be described as the calmest standoff in digital payments history.

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    • 23 min
    The Better Way To Peak Performance, With BetterUp Founder Alexi Robichaux

    The Better Way To Peak Performance, With BetterUp Founder Alexi Robichaux

    In the current (and probably permanent) Zoom culture, it seems that ‘learning by osmosis’ is barely a thing anymore, and coaching is more critical than ever. Plus, burnout is knocking at the door for even the best professionals, impacting productivity, company culture, and overall quality of life.

    We talk with BetterUp Co-founder and CEO, Alexi Robichaux, on why it doesn't have to be this way. Tune in to hear all about the moment BetterUp was born, Alexi's thoughts on innovation, what it takes to do something big in the world, extreme ownership, and so much more.

    Wise words from the episode:
    “Innovation doesn’t just slip out… it’s a ton of front line hand-to-hand combat with market forces with nay-sayers, with your own internal doubts and struggles”. - Alexi Robichaux

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    • 50 min
    How Classy is Shaking Up The Two-Trillion Dollar Giving Sector

    How Classy is Shaking Up The Two-Trillion Dollar Giving Sector

    With only 10% of charitable donations happening online, there's an enormous bridge to build between donors and worthy causes. That's exactly what SAAS company, Classy, is all about.
     
    We talk with Soraya Alexander (COO of Classy) to learn how Classy is meeting the need for a trustworthy and satisfying donor experience. From improving donor retention for non-profits to helping connect Millennials with the causes they care about, you don’t want to miss out.

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    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

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53 Ratings

53 Ratings

Nicole Ondracek ,

More episodes please!

Love this show so far! The hosts are great, the content is light but educational, and the guests are personable. Can’t wait to tune in for more!

jhreed94 ,

Awesome podcast - entertaining and informative!

Love the structure of this podcast, as well as the great energy the hosts bring. In the first episode they discuss innovation and frame up Jim, then dive into some great questions and conversations once he dials on. Looking forward to listening to more!

Toftetown ,

Entertaining and informative!

Incredible hosts that make this business-oriented podcast really approachable and intriguing. Excited to hear more!

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