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The Most Important Advisors You Need in Your Life: Biz Edition

Jen and Karen standing against a grey backdrop, holding cocktail glasses
No matter how seasoned you are as a business owner, sometimes you need to phone a friend. Whether it’s an old college roommate who became an industry expert, or a professional whose council you pay for, having a team of advisors you can rely on eases your mental load and strengthens the foundation of your business. This week, we chat about what building a dream team of advisors looks like, and what having a solid roster of advisors does for the health and growth of your business.

For a lot of business owners, it can be hard to let go of the idea that you can do it all. However, as your business grows, there reaches a point where you shouldn’t be doing it all, and instead should be utilizing a team of advisors.

In-house or outsourced, having a team of advisors you can turn to is a necessary investment for the health of your business (and your sanity). This could look like hiring an employee who will take on tedious admin tasks you struggle to make time for, or signing a contractor to handle big picture things, like accounting or IT infrastructure, that are outside of your wheelhouse. This episode, we discuss how we built our own teams of advisors, what we trust them with, and why you shouldn’t wait for a crisis to put together your own team.

Dick and Jane

Dick and Jane

Two champagne flutes filled with a ruby red liquid toped with a lemon twist garnish
The Dick and Jane is a cocktail that boasts a delightful blend of floral, citrus, and herbal notes. The Tanqueray No. Ten gin provides a robust botanical base, while the St. Germain adds a sweet, floral complexity. Lemon juice brings a zesty brightness, balanced by the sweetness of hibiscus syrup and a hint of spice from Peychaud’s bitters. With a light, bubbly finish courtesy of a splash of champagne, this floral drink is easy to put together and hard to put down.


  • 1½ oz Tanqueray No.Ten 
  • 12 oz St. Germain
  • ½ oz lemon juice
  • ½ oz hibiscus syrup
  • 2 dashes Peychaud’s bitters
  • Dry champagne to top
  • Garnish: lemon twist


  1. Shake all the ingredients (except the champagne) with ice, then strain into a flute. 
  2. Top with champagne. Garnish with the lemon twist.

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