Samovar Stories

by podcast@samovarlife.com (Jesse Jacobs) · · · · 1 subscribers

Tea brings people together, and Samovar brings people to tea. In this interview series let the stories of these fearless folk educate and entertain, and deliver you a dose of daily inspiration. These real people doing really amazing things, encourage us all to wake up to the “now” and do something momentous with our lives.

Join Samovar Tea Lounge founder Jesse Jacobs as he shares good tea with friends, some famous and some not, but all of them inspiring and unique. Featured guests include best selling authors Dr. Andrew Weil, Tim Ferriss, Chip Conley, and Dean Karnazas, tech entrepreneur and Digg.com founder Kevin Rose, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, craigslist.org founder Craig Newmark, and others.

Knowledge is power, and Graham Hill channels knowledge into inspiration and action through the green news site TreeHugger.com. As a serial “designpreneur,” Graham shares about the challenges of entrepreneurship, and how to make a difference through your work.

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Tea with Graham Hill Oct. 31, 2011
Knowledge is power, and Graham Hill channels knowledge into inspiration and action through the green news site TreeHugger.com. As a serial “designpreneur,” Graham shares about the challenges of entrepreneurship,
Your money is your life, and good financial management is really, really important. Erica joins me for a pot of Earl Grey tea at Samovar where she speaks candidly on passion and money.
Your money is your life, and good financial management is really, really important. Erica joins me for a pot of Earl Grey tea at Samovar where she speaks candidly on passion and money.
As founder of New Leaf Paper, Jeff has been a visionary leader in the evolution of the green business community. We met over a pot of tea to discuss business as a force for good, the dirty side of the paper industry, and creating lasting change.
As founder of New Leaf Paper, Jeff has been a visionary leader in the evolution of the green business community. We met over a pot of tea to discuss business as a force for good, the dirty side of the paper industry, and creating lasting change.
I believe Jeff is soon to be a household name in business and social media, because of his really unique take on why and how to build relationships. Jeff and I sip some Downy Sprout at Samovar Sanchez and talk about why (and how) to build really deep r...
Virtually everyone you know uses craigslist.org. Finally, now, you can meet the maker: Craig! Nocturnal bliss is our tea of choice for this episode where Craig discusses how he got started, and what he’s up to with craigslist.
Virtually everyone you know uses craigslist.org. Finally, now, you can meet the maker: Craig! Nocturnal bliss is our tea of choice for this episode where Craig discusses how he got started, and what he’s up to with craigslist.
Bamboo cutlery? Yep – it’s taking the country by storm actually, and Stephanie Bernstein and her company are leading the way. Stephanie takes time out from a busy life to chill and chat over a pot of Wei Chi Cha. Stephanie is doing great things,
Bamboo cutlery? Yep – it’s taking the country by storm actually, and Stephanie Bernstein and her company are leading the way. Stephanie takes time out from a busy life to chill and chat over a pot of Wei Chi Cha. Stephanie is doing great things,
Tim and I have tea and talk creativity, motivation, inspiration, and a bit of tech. In this episode we connect over a pot of Nishi First Flush organic green tea, which is super healthy, and talk about the creative process and how to get over fear.
Tim and I have tea and talk creativity, motivation, inspiration, and a bit of tech. In this episode we connect over a pot of Nishi First Flush organic green tea, which is super healthy, and talk about the creative process and how to get over fear.
Chip and I sit down for some dinner and tea to chat about the relationship between psychology (Abraham Maslow) and work (Joie de Vivre and Samovar). How Maslow’s “hierarchy of needs” can be applied to the workplace for not only more bottom line profit,...
Chip and I sit down for some dinner and tea to chat about the relationship between psychology (Abraham Maslow) and work (Joie de Vivre and Samovar). How Maslow’s “hierarchy of needs” can be applied to the workplace for not only more bottom line profit,...
Dean runs a marathon every single day. Seriously. Then he comes home, makes breakfast for his kids, and then gets down to writing. He writes books about endurance, with the goal of inspiring others to do like him: live an actualized life. That is,
Dean runs a marathon every single day. Seriously. Then he comes home, makes breakfast for his kids, and then gets down to writing. He writes books about endurance, with the goal of inspiring others to do like him: live an actualized life. That is,
Fresh baked breakfast scones and strong black tea go great together, and Kevin and I enjoy them as we chat about how he got started with social media site Digg.com. He’s not running Digg any longer, but he’s still going strong in his love for tea,
Fresh baked breakfast scones and strong black tea go great together, and Kevin and I enjoy them as we chat about how he got started with social media site Digg.com. He’s not running Digg any longer, but he’s still going strong in his love for tea,
If you own a pair of shoes, sneakers, or sandals you probably know about Zappos.com. Or, if you read the book Delivering Happiness, then you also know Zappos.com. In this episode I meet with Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com,