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CoupleCo: Working With Your Spouse For Fun & Profit

The best route to success is modeling successful people. And if you’re working with your spouse, how do you find model couples? CoupleCo: Working With Your Spouse For Fun & Profit features interviews with couples in business together who are crushing it in the 21st century. This is where you can hear their stories, glean insights into their systems, pitfalls, failures, must-do's and working styles. And, there are plenty of laughs. Welcome to CoupleCo. It’s business—and it’s personal.


Oct 21, 2020

We’re talking to Chuck, a veteran real estate developer, and Colleen, who comes from PR and corporate sales. We’ve been talking to their partners in launching a high-end butcher shop with a limited menu and delivery. Of the three couples involved, only one has food experience. This is daunting, especially when COVID is in the mix. They’re counting on the culinary leadership of Paige and John Courtney (episodes 135 & 136). But none of these people are afraid of hard work—nor setbacks, and they’ve had a few. Their opening has been pushed back to December, so they’re missing some high season in a big-money tourist town. But everyone is pretty philosophical about this. How do you start a business in which you have no experience and not just lose it?