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Keys To The Shop : Equipping the Coffee Retail Professional

Keys To The Shop : Equipping the Coffee Retail Professional

Keys To The Shop : Equipping the Coffee Retail Professional

488 podcast episodes


Keys to the Shop is a podcast designed to provide the coffee retail professional, with insights, inspiration, and the tools you will need to grow your and advance your coffee career or coffee business. Together we learn from experts both in and outside the coffee industry as they deliver specific, practical, and actionable advice about barista work, management, leadership, personal development, and anything that will help you achieve success.

Episodes1 - 10 of 488 episodes


295 : Founder Friday! w/ Justin Shepherd of Spencers Coffee, Bowling Green, KY

It's Founder Friday! I am very pleased to be presenting a conversation with someone who...

70 minutes
Jul 29, 2021

Helping Managers Avoid Burnout

Here's some good news...Burnout is usually a result of a long string of unaddressed str...

13 minutes
Jul 29, 2021

294 : At Origin Roasting Revolution w/ Luis Fernando, founder of Amor Perfecto!

When we think about coffee roasting we generally assume that roasting happens once gree...

65 minutes
Jul 27, 2021

Skewing Positive

It is a blessing and a curse. Being in a position of management or any type of authorit...

8 minutes
Jul 22, 2021

293 : Thoughts on Defining Professionalism

What is professionalism? Is it aprons? Using the right greeting? The way the space look...

31 minutes
Jul 19, 2021

Ignoring the Customer

On some level we all can justify ignoring customers in our coffee shop. Seems pretty cr...

10 minutes
Jul 15, 2021

292 : How to Take Charge and Drive Your Career w/ Ed Evarts

Who is driving our career? Most of the time we attribute our careers current state to o...

58 minutes
Jul 13, 2021

When Experience is a Liability

Don’t hire someone with experience! At least that is what I hear quite often. The idea ...

10 minutes
Jul 08, 2021

291 : What to do if Your Baristas Won't Listen to You

Have you ever thrown your hands up in frustration and said something like, "Why won't m...

34 minutes
Jul 04, 2021

ROR #7 Illustrative Sample Roasting w/ Mike Ebert of Firedancer Coffee Consultants

Sample roasting is a critical part of any roasting operation. But sample roasting is no...

57 minutes
Jul 02, 2021