In Business and In Pleasure: How Couples Who Work Together Find Balance
What is life like when your life partner is the same as your business partner?
Austin and Sarah McCombie, the married duo of the band Chatham Rabbits, and Brandé Elise and Danielle Gray, co-founders of CBD product and lifestyle company Unoia, describe the joys and challenges of work and romance with host Anita Rao.
Thanks to Areli & Leon Barrera Grodski and Joe & Terry Graedon for their contributions to this episode!
Tips for Finding Harmony In Your Relationship
Got an issue? Ease into it.
“We have started asking, like: May I give you some feedback? Or: When you're ready to hear this, I have a few things I'd like to share … And we also try to bookend it with a compliment and some praise.” - Sarah McCombie
Assume the best of your partner.
“You really have to trust that everyone at the table, which is just the two of us, is really coming with the best intentions. And there's no negativity.” - Danielle Gray
Let your partner do things their way.
“When you trust someone, … if you give them that grace to get it right, they'll feel comfortable enough to be that vulnerable with you again.” - Brandé Elise
Take time for yourself!
“It's healthy for us to have space, because when you're with somebody 24/7, you can start taking them for granted.” - Austin McCombie
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