Capitalism Episodes

Sept. 20, 2022

EP 394: Self Help, LLC: The Paradox of Self-Help Expertise with Patri…

Who do you trust with improving your life?

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Aug. 9, 2022

EP 391: How do human decisions shape the economy? with Stacey Vanek S…

What even is the economy really? How does economic news impact my daily life? And what would prompt two humanities majors to go all-in on business and the economy?

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July 5, 2022

EP 389: Context Clues: Does everyone need a personal brand?

How has our relationship with ourselves changed since we started to put so much effort into emphasizing the most marketable parts of our identities?

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June 14, 2022

EP 386: Extra Context: Getting Paid

How can we think more strategically about the way we get paid as business owners & independent workers?

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May 31, 2022

EP 384: Context Clues: Do you love your work?

Is loving your work all it's cracked up to be? And is the work you love meeting your needs?

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May 24, 2022

EP 383: Extra Context: Rugged Individualism

Has individualism made it harder to navigate the 21st-century economy?

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May 17, 2022

EP 382: Context Clues: What makes for a fair refund policy?

Does your refund policy help you make sales... or do right by your customers?

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March 15, 2022

EP 377: What game are you playing? (Time & Money 6)

The systems we operate in all have different incentive systems: our business models, the social media platforms, our economy, the culture at large… And many of these incentive systems have become simplified and gamified—changing the way we view the

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Feb. 8, 2022

EP 372: What Is Money? with Paco de Leon (Time & Money 1)

“Time is money.” Ben Franklin gave us that chestnut in 1748—and ever since, we’ve been trained to think of our lives as opportunities for making a buck. This week, we start a series exploring the “time is money” construction. But …

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Nov. 23, 2021

EP 364: The Abundant Value of Virtual Assistants with Janice Plado D…

In This Episode: * Consultant and virtual assistant Janice Plado Dalager joins Tara for a conversation about the unique skill set that virtual assistants and other support professionals bring to small businesses* How VAs end up mistreated by entre

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Oct. 26, 2021

EP 360: Slowing Down To Make Sustainable Choices

I am a fast person. I walk fast. Cook fast. Write fast. Talk fast. Work out fast. It’s like I’m always moving towards some urgent need or trying to escape some impending disaster. So I’ve been working on slowing down …

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Oct. 19, 2021

EP 359: Operating An Ethical Business With the ethical move Founder A…

In This Episode: * Why brand strategist Alice Karolina created the ethical move, which helps small business owners navigate building more ethical marketing and sales systems* How the ethical move evolves as they practice reflection and collaborati

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Oct. 12, 2021

EP 358: Imagining New Ways To Work With Future Proof Skills Lab Found…

In This Episode * How Future Proof Skills Lab founder Liz Wiltsie has build her business on her North Star values & the movements she belongs to* How she makes room for difference, both in her own business and in …

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Oct. 5, 2021

EP 357: Building A Business Based On What Matters With Coach Mara Gla…

In This Episode: * The key values that coach Mara Glatzel has built her business on* How her human-first approach to business gives her a framework for caring for herself and for her clients* The belief systems she’s worked on …

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Sept. 21, 2021

EP 355: Cash Flow Is A Feminist Issue

In This Episode: * Tara explains how using a system-thinking approach to money makes it easier to invest in the growth of your business* Why cash flow is a 3-dimensional way to think about your business’s money* How the different …

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