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Solo in the Shop


A woodworking podcast by and for solo artisans and makers.

Episodes:

#6 Goal Setting
Season: 1 | Episode: 6
Running time: 13:56

Despite moving from a corporate job to a solo creater role, one aspect of my former routine remains. Setting long and medium term goals is a huge benefit even for a one-person shop. Tune in to hear why I think we should be spending some time intentionally envisioning a path forward in our small businesses.

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Contact: RonaldLohse.com and SoloInTheShop@gmail.com

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#5 Education or experience?
Season: 1 | Episode: 5
Running time: 07:19

Do you suffer from imposter syndrome in the shop? If you want to be considered a professional woodworker, how important is formal trade or design education when compared to experience and targeted topic training? Tune in for my thoughts on stretching your creative abilities with or without paying for formal education.

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Contact: RonaldLohse.com and SoloInTheShop@gmail.com

 
#4 The pursuit of perfection
Season: 1 | Episode: 4
Running time: 10:29

Do you beat yourself up because your projects don't turn out perfect? Or do you work on something forever because it never feels done? If so, listen in to my thoughts on letting go of the need for perfection to allow yourself the simple satisfaction of steady improvement.

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Contact: RonaldLohse.com and SoloInTheShop@gmail.com

 
#3 Dream and nightmare customers
Season: 1 | Episode: 3
Running time: 18:19

Growing a small business is hard enough without getting beat down by a bad customer experience. This episode discusses my red flags as well as many positive signs to look for in potential new customers.

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Contact: RonaldLohse.com and SoloInTheShop@gmail.com

 
#2 Attention Span
Season: 1 | Episode: 2
Running time: 20:13

Today's episode looks at both sides of the impact that short attention span has on solo makers: how it impacts our work and productivity, and also how we need to recognize attention spans when selling to our potential customers.

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Contact: RonaldLohse.com and SoloInTheShop@gmail.com

 
#1 Shop Safety
Season: 1 | Episode: 1
Running time: 18:25

The first episode of Solo in the Shop introduces my show, my journey into woodworking, and I share some thoughts on running a safer shop for those of us that end up alone with sharp and pointy things.

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Contact: RonaldLohse.com and SoloInTheShop@gmail.com