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When Things Go Wrong

When Things Go Wrong
It doesn't matter how seasoned you are as a business owner, how stacked your creative team is or how much your clients love you. Things will go wrong. It could be a bad judgment call or full-on wheels falling off the bus. And when trouble comes, leadership really steps in.

Responsibility is inherent in leadership. When something goes wrong on your team, all roads lead to your desk. People look to you to boost morale, patch the mistakes and devise a plan to move forward. This can be stressful, or this can be empowering. Usually it's both.

Chances are, every entrepreneur has more than a few memories of a time when everything fell apart. Someone dropped the ball, missed a deadline, or threw a wrench in your carefully prepared plan. Over time, we learned how to react when the dominos start falling: take a deep breath and figure out what you can do right now to fix the problem.

We all experience missteps. This episode, we talk about how we can correct our mistakes and redirect our team's course in times of trouble.

Chai Bourbon Sour

Chai Bourbon Sour

Chai Bourbon Sour
The holiday season is upon us. Chai Bourbon Sour, another craft cocktail from the experts over at American Fifth Spirits, tastes like a cozy evening by the fireplace feels. The recipe combines their Chai Bourbon with house-made simple syrup, lemon, lime, and egg whites for a balanced, slow sipping experience. It's the quintessential festive drink that can still pack a punch.


  • 1 1/2 oz. American Fifth Chai Bourbon
  • 1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 oz. house-made simple syrup
  • 1 egg white
  • Star anise and Peychaud's bitters, to garnish


  1. Beat egg white in its own bowl until frothy in texture
  2. In a separate shaker, mix together all other ingredients
  3. Strain into a rocks glass and pour egg whites on top
  4. Garnish with a spray of Peychaud's bitters and star anise

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