9 episodes

Being married is tough. So is owning a business.

It isn’t easy mixing business with marriage. If you’re one of the millions of people who happen to be married to your business partner, you know the challenge all-too-well.

This podcast will give you a behind-the-scenes look at the true stories that inspired the book, When Your Business Partner is Your Spouse: How to Have a Successful Business and a Happy Marriage.

It’s time to open the door of communication, understanding, empathy, and trust between you and your spouse like never before!

Here to help you grow your business and strengthen your marriage are your hosts, Kristen and Justin Deese!

Thank you for listening to the show! If you enjoyed it, please consider leaving a 5-star review on iTunes and sharing the episode with a friend. For more resources from Kristen and Justin Deese, visit BusinessSpouse.com.

When Your Business Partner is Your Spouse Kristen & Justin Deese

    • Business
    • 4.6 • 5 Ratings

Being married is tough. So is owning a business.

It isn’t easy mixing business with marriage. If you’re one of the millions of people who happen to be married to your business partner, you know the challenge all-too-well.

This podcast will give you a behind-the-scenes look at the true stories that inspired the book, When Your Business Partner is Your Spouse: How to Have a Successful Business and a Happy Marriage.

It’s time to open the door of communication, understanding, empathy, and trust between you and your spouse like never before!

Here to help you grow your business and strengthen your marriage are your hosts, Kristen and Justin Deese!

Thank you for listening to the show! If you enjoyed it, please consider leaving a 5-star review on iTunes and sharing the episode with a friend. For more resources from Kristen and Justin Deese, visit BusinessSpouse.com.

    Chapter 9 – Reaping the Benefits

    Chapter 9 – Reaping the Benefits

    Kristen & Justin break down chapter nine of their book, When Your Business Partner is Your Spouse.
    On This Episode:
    Justin talks about building the life they had out of necessity.Kristen and Justin reminisce about being able to take several months off, load up the family into an RV and travel cross country.Learn the key to hitting the light at the end of the entrepreneurial tunnel.
    Tweetable Quotes:
    "The best feeling in the world is seeing the benefits and rewards of hard work." – Kevin Hart"A bored entrepreneur is a very dangerous thing."
    WANT TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS AND A HAPPY MARRIAGE? www.businessspouse.com/

    • 13 min
    Chapter 8 – Strong Body, Strong Mind

    Chapter 8 – Strong Body, Strong Mind

    Kristen & Justin break down chapter eight of their book, When Your Business Partner is Your Spouse.
    On This Episode:
    Kristen explains how overwhelm and stress can compound between two partners in a business relationship.Learn some helpful stress coping tactics.Justin shares how he relieves his stress in a healthy way.Hear how your body can be easily confused with how to respond to stress.Justin unpacks the powerful impact of meditation.Discover the importance of awareness.
    Tweetable Quotes:
    "Balance myself first so that I can then support the rest." – Kristen Deese"Checking in with yourself is super important." – Justin Deese
    WANT TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS AND A HAPPY MARRIAGE?www.businessspouse.com

    • 14 min
    Chapter 7 – Boundaries

    Chapter 7 – Boundaries

    Kristen & Justin break down chapter seven of their book, When Your Business Partner is Your Spouse.
    On This Episode:
    Kristen talks about the difficulties of establishing healthy boundaries between business and your relationship.Find the importance of having non-business-centric conversations.Justin & Kristen discuss the different needs of introverts and extroverts.Learn why you should take a boundary self-assessment frequently.Kristen explains the danger of business infiltrating every aspect of your relationship.
    Tweetable Quotes:
    "Balance is not better time management its better boundary management.""Stop asking why they keep doing it and start asking why you keep allowing it.""Healthy boundaries are keeping a balance." – Kristen Deese
    WANT TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS AND A HAPPY MARRIAGE?www.businessspouse.com

    • 13 min
    Chapter 6 – Social Circle

    Chapter 6 – Social Circle

    Kristen & Justin break down chapter six of their book, When Your Business Partner is Your Spouse.
    On This Episode:
    Hear how personal growth can cause drift from your relationships.Kristen shares about a time she felt isolated from others.Justin talks about how common loneliness is associated with business ownership.Understand the importance of being intentional with your time in relationships.
    Tweetable Quotes:
    "People come into our lives for a reason, a season, or a lifetime.""If you hang out with chickens, you're going to cluck. If you hang out with Eagles, you're going to soar." – Steve Maraboli
    WANT TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS AND A HAPPY MARRIAGE?www.businessspouse.com

    • 14 min
    Chapter 5 – Communication

    Chapter 5 – Communication

    Kristen & Justin break down chapter five of their book, When Your Business Partner is Your Spouse.
    On This Episode:
    Kristen breaks down the different levels of communication failure.Justin talks about the importance of not hitting someone with a firehose of information.Learn the importance of avoiding "words of totality."Justin explains the various forms of communicators.Hear a story of a communication challenge between Kristen and Justin.
    Tweetable Quotes:
    "Seek to understand, then to be understood." – Stephen Covey"Communication is the cornerstone of all relationships." – Kristen Deese
    WANT TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS AND A HAPPY MARRIAGE?www.businessspouse.com

    • 16 min
    Chapter 4 – Setting and Sticking to Clearly Defined Roles

    Chapter 4 – Setting and Sticking to Clearly Defined Roles

    Kristen & Justin break down chapter four of their book, When Your Business Partner is Your Spouse.
    On This Episode:
    Kristen & Justin discuss how spouses often get pulled into each other's ventures.Discover how to find your lane by identifying your strength.Learn the importance of recognizing what you don't know.Justin explains how, in business, owners often throw people into incorrect roles to try to fill a need quickly.
    Tweetable Quotes:
    "Just like on the road, if you don't stay in your lane, accidents are more likely to occur." – Justin Deese"You do you, and only you." – Kristen Deese"Hustle like your broke." – Unknown
    WANT TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS AND A HAPPY MARRIAGE?www.businessspouse.com

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

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Maybe Buy the Book Instead?

Unfortunately there isn’t much substance to the episodes. It’s really just clickbait to sell the book. Bummer because I think they could have offered more. The Podacasters seem like great people. Very personable.

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