Co-founders Jessica and Zac Parsons answer questions and share stories about growing a business, pouring into people, and investing in their marriage with a forever honeymoon spirit.
Valentine's Day / Derek's Report + Parrella Petite Conversation
59:30Jessica and Zac get away to a new hotel in St. Louis and get a surprising upgrade. They also received the final report from a consultation and facilitation by Derek Jones from the University of Evansville's Center for Innovation and Change. After some reflection from Wes and Zac, the couple behind the Parrella Petite bakery sit down with Jessica and Zac on the back patio to discuss their entrepreneurial journey and bringing bagels to the Honey Moon menu.
Empty Nesters + Mark Michaelson LIVE interview
56:33Zac and Jessica record a conversation out of town about what it feels like on the other side of completing the big west side project, and what goals for 2024 look like. Zac and Wes discuss some of the changes from season 1 to season 2. Zac interviews Mark Michaelson from the San Franciscan Roaster Company LIVE from the Evansville Coffee Co. headquarters at Honey Moon's west side location.
Form vs. Function
22:23In anticipation of the nearly-finished construction of the newest and largest Honey Moon location on the west side of Evansville, we���ve pulled a recording from the archives to hear how Zac and Jessica think about ���Form vs Function��� when making design decisions while building their coffee shops.
Quality Crews / A Bittersweet Goodbye
44:49Jessica and Zac discuss a question submitted on the website regarding Honey Moon's ability to attract quality employees in a time when many business struggle to hire people, period. Culture? Type of work? Tune in to hear.��Then, The Parsons are joined by Nate and Elizabeth Viscaino, a young married couple who reflect on their time as Honey Moon employees and talk about their plans for a new chapter of life together in New York.��Today's episode is brought to you by Honey Moon Coffee Company's website: ��https://www.honeymooncoffeeco.com/ Whether you're interested in joining the Honey Moon team, subscribing to a monthly or bi-monthly coffee delivery, or simply want to learn more about the brand's story, visit the Honey Moon website to see what Evansville's fastest-growing coffee spot has to offer.��Hosts - Zac and Jessica ParsonsProducer - Wesley LuttrellEditor ��- Brooklyn HoffeditzMusic - ��Sam KubanThis podcast is produced by Wally Opus.��
Of Tips and Triathlons
32:59Jessica and Zac discuss a question submitted on the website regarding tipping and some of the pushback businesses have felt in this day and age. Also, Jessica shares about her history (and future?) of racing in triathlons as her and Zac dive into how they make time to be active while operating a growing coffee company.��Today's episode is fueled by our parter-sponsor The Evansville Coffee Co. With a new team being formed, new roasters being built, and a new location under construction, it's an exciting time for the newly rebranded local coffee roastery. The team recently collaborated with this show's production partner, Wally Opus Records (of Evansville, IN), to create the Perfectly Imperfect Blend, a light roast hand-picked by the team of Wally Opus. Check out the complete line of delicious options at https://evansvillecoffeeco.com/.Time Stamps0:13 - Tipping gone too far?15:20 - Commercial break.16:25 - Making time for exercise.28:24 - Closing credits.28:58 - ?