48 minutes | Sep 8, 2020

For Better or for Work: A Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs & Their Families. The Stonyfield Yogurt Story | Gary Hirshberg & Meg Hirshberg

This week’s podcast features two guests, Gary Hirshberg and Meg Hirshberg. Gary is the founder of Stonyfield Yogurt and Meg is the author of the book, “For Better or For Work.” Listen in as they share their stories of starting their businesses, living the entrepreneurial lifestyle while managing the familial and relationship struggles that come with such a lifestyle. Gary and Meg provide insight on how they were able to make their relationship work and how you can improve your relationships as well.

Timestamped show notes 02:00 - How do you build a strong company and strong family? 06:29 - Don’t carry stress to your family 13:15 - Give to the business and the family 19:25 - Go for a walk! 21:24 - Be present with your kids 25:00 - Focus on your spouse and your kids too, not just work 30:32 - Gary talks about his entrepreneurial children 32:46 - Holding regular family meetings 37:54 - Being in or being out 42:32 - Decide what to share and not to share 43:51 - Don’t assume your partner is the same as you 44:28 - Sharing core values Links Stonyfield Yogurt: https://www.stonyfield.com/ For Better or For Work: https://amzn.to/2R1fHbg Ethan’s Functional Shots: https://ethans.com/

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