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Learning From the People You Work With

By Jody Maberry | August 3, 2022 |

Cassie Tucker started working with me one year ago. Initially, Cassie provided support for the work I was doing. Over time, her role expanded, and now she provides operational support and marketing strategy for my business and our clients. We’ve worked together on product launches and events. Cassie joins us for this episode of The…

Know Yourself to Lead Others

By Jody Maberry | July 6, 2022 |

Mark Rucker is with me again in our traditional follow-up episode where he can ask me any three questions of me that he wants. Mark took a page out of his own book to come up with his three questions and they are great. First, have you ever participated in a personal talent assessment? I…

Leadership Wisdom from Disney

By Jody Maberry | June 29, 2022 |

Mark Rucker joins me and shares secrets from his Life and Leadership files. Mark worked with Disney for 32 years, has served as an executive with Great Wolf Lodge, and recently authored the book Coffee with the Mouse: Life and Leadership Wisdom from 32 years at Disney and Beyond. Early in life, Mark started collecting lessons…

Does an Entrepreneur Need an MBA?

By Jody Maberry | June 22, 2022 |

An MBA can lead to a promotion and a bigger salary in the corporate world. But if you run your own business, do you need an MBA? In the two years between my time as a park ranger and launching my own business, I went back to school to get an MBA. Now, nine years…

Making Connections at Live Events

By Jody Maberry | June 1, 2022 |

I try to make two or three solid connections with people when I attend live events. I want to spend enough time with those people where we keep in touch after the event. To make good connections, you can’t be the person who shows up slinging out business cards like a blackjack dealer. And you…

Who are You Here For?

By Jody Maberry | May 25, 2022 |

Tim Schurrer is back for our traditional follow-up episode where I invite my guests into the interviewer chair. Tim has three questions for me, and as always, they do not disappoint. Question one requires a little bit of context, but when you boil it down, the question is simply this: who are you showing up…

Secret Society of Success

By Jody Maberry | May 18, 2022 |

Tim Schurrer is with me and is unpacking his new book, The Secret Society of Success. Tim spent ten years on Donald Miller’s Storybrand team and has recently embarked on a new journey as an author, podcaster, and speaker. At some point or another, we all ask the question “what is success?” Society often waters…

Marketing Lessons From My Dog

By Jody Maberry | May 11, 2022 |

Cassie Tucker returns today and we are laying out the greatest marketing lessons you are going to find. And I learned them from my dog. As a dog owner, I am very interested in making sure my four-legged family member is taken care of. Not too long ago, I learned about a dog boarding and…

You Are Not For Everyone

By Jody Maberry | April 13, 2022 |

Recently I was a keynote speaker for a conference for park professionals in the midwest. I spoke on Role and Purpose and how parks can thrive once they understand every job has a role to perform, and every role plays into the bigger purpose of the park. Once I was off stage, many people came…

Elevate You Price and Value

By Jody Maberry | April 6, 2022 |

For more than a year now, I have helped Dan Cockerell run his online community, called The Perch. Recently, Dan and I did a community cruise, where many members of the Perch got to meet for the first time in person. For so long, we have seen each other on Zoom, and now we had…