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Proofing Stage

Joan Kanner, Michelle Bond

Proofing Stage examines the origins, progress, struggles, and setbacks of entrepreneurs through the lens of its founders, who, among other things, have run a bagel business for the past 8 years. 

Join us, as we share wins and cautionary tales from that space between “atta girl” and “I told you so!” Co-hosted by Joan Kanner and Michelle Bond, with Season 1 contributions by Amanda Schwarz.

Michelle and Joan "Role" with Avis BooneJuly 10, 2024
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In Service of Food BusinessesJune 26, 2024
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Data, Integrity and the Sexiest BeastJune 12, 2024
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Don't Say "DEI," Just Make it Mean SomethingMay 29, 2024
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BONUS: Kait and Caro on What's Worth It and Intellectual Property in ArtMay 22, 2024
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The Art of a Well-Placed ‘No’May 15, 2024
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BONUS: Interviewer InspoMay 13, 2024
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From False Urgencies to Force MultipliersMay 08, 2024
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Trailer 2.0: Welcome to Proofing StageApril 17, 2024
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BONUS: An Anecdote about the Antidote to Unsolicited Advice April 08, 2024
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BONUS: Grabbing Life by the $50 Bill - The G.O.Y.A. PrincipleMarch 11, 2024
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Points for CreativityFebruary 21, 2024
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BONUS: Branding Beyond Your Logo - Some Not So Self-Evident TruthsFebruary 19, 2024
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Roadshow Part II: A Tale of Three CitiesFebruary 14, 2024
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BONUS: The Great Cover Letter Cover Up - Is that Ideal Candidate for Real?February 12, 2024
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Roadshow Part I: Grow Where You're Planted, but First Go Where You're WantedFebruary 07, 2024
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BONUS: Smoke 'Em If You Got 'Em!February 05, 2024
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BONUS: Don't Finger My Bagel BinJanuary 29, 2024
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A Room of One's Own When You Don't Own ItJanuary 24, 2024
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Placemaking in the Era of Ghost KitchensJanuary 17, 2024
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BONUS: 3 Key Questions to Assess Food Hall FitJanuary 15, 2024
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The Myth of Meritocracy/Mentorship, SchmentorshipJanuary 10, 2024
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BONUS: "When you put it down on paper, you put it down..."January 08, 2024
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BONUS: Sifting Through the Sales Speak of Startup 'Resources'December 29, 2023
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Shared Kitchen ConfidentialDecember 20, 2023
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