The His and Her Money Show

In this episode, we feature an interview with Steve Chou, the founder of, as he shares valuable insights on family-first entrepreneurship and effective work-life integration. Steve discusses his personal journey and offers strategies for achieving success while prioritizing family.

From understanding long-term strategies to focusing on profit over revenue, he provides actionable tips for entrepreneurs to navigate the challenges and opportunities that arise during business growth. The interview also delves into the importance of knowing your numbers, automating processes, and making informed decisions when hiring. This episode offers a compelling perspective on building a thriving business without compromising family priorities.

Key Discussion Points:

  • Introduction to Steve Chou and his entrepreneurial journey
  • The significance of prioritizing family in entrepreneurship
  • Balancing long-term strategies with short-term goals
  • Shifting focus from revenue to profit for sustainable growth
  • Analyzing the impact of discounts and pricing strategies on profit
  • Understanding the value of automation and leveraging tools like ChatGPT
  • Steve's controversial stance on team size and the role of robots in business
  • The importance of having high-level knowledge before outsourcing tasks
  • Strategies for time management and effective hiring in family-based entrepreneurship

Links and Resources:

  1. Steve Chou's Book: The Family First Entrepreneur
  2. Online Job Platform:
  3. Steve Chou's Website:
  4. Free Mini-Course on E-commerce:
  5. Steve Chou's Podcast: My Wife Quit Her Job Podcast
  6. The Seller Summit:


In this insightful episode of The His and Her Money Show, Steve Chou, author of 'Family First Entrepreneur,' shares his knowledge on building a successful business while prioritizing family and personal life. Furthermore, the discussion covers finding qualified help, the accessibility of e-commerce, embracing the learning curve, committing long-term, balancing business with family, and encouragement for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Don't miss out on the valuable resources and bonuses Steve provides, including his book, workshops, mini-course, podcast, YouTube channel, and the annual e-commerce conference, The Seller Summit.

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In this episode of The His and Her Money Show, we have a special guest, New York Times bestselling author and Pastor T.D. Jakes. Join us as Pastor Jakes shares his insights on disruptive thinking, emotional intelligence, and building a strong marriage.


Key Takeaways:

  • The importance of planning and budgeting to handle resources effectively
  • Overcoming emotional challenges through emotional intelligence and self-awareness
  • The significance of making progress rather than seeking popularity
  • Embracing the difficulty of big ventures and the value of doing things yourself
  • Navigating conversations with your spouse when pursuing disruptive ideas


Episode Summary: 

The conversation begins with Pastor Jakes emphasizing the significance of planning and structuring one's resources. He encourages listeners to bring money to mind rather than letting emotions dictate their financial decisions. He emphasizes the importance of being productive and intentional with time and resources.

The discussion then moves to the topic of emotional intelligence and self-awareness. Pastor Jakes defines emotional intelligence as the ability to manage emotions and make sound decisions, highlighting the importance of expressing emotions constructively. He emphasizes the power of apology and the need to break negative learned behaviors.

Next, Pastor Jakes reflects on the state of the world and the responsibility to leave a better future for our children. He shares his experience of negotiating a billion-dollar deal with a major bank to benefit the community, highlighting the importance of integrity and keeping one's word.

The conversation shifts to the challenges of venturing into new territories and thinking disruptively. Pastor Jakes advises listeners to do thorough research, seek advice from experienced individuals, and weigh opinions against their own knowledge. He encourages embracing the difficulty and acknowledging that progress often comes through hard work and perseverance.

In the later part of the episode, Pastor Jakes discusses the importance of taking ownership and being involved in every aspect of your endeavors. He shares personal experiences of stepping into uncharted territory and the support he received from his wife. He emphasizes the need for agreement within a household to navigate the challenges of pursuing disruptive ideas.

The episode concludes with Pastor Jakes inviting listeners to explore his book, "Disruptive Thinking," available wherever books are sold. He also introduces the Good Soil app, designed to support and connect entrepreneurs seeking to rethink and grow their businesses.


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Join us in this enlightening episode as Pastor T.D. Jakes shares invaluable insights on disruptive thinking, emotional intelligence, and building a strong marriage. Don't miss out on the wisdom shared by this renowned author and pastor.

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Prayer is a fundamental aspect of the Christian faith, and cultivating a healthy prayer culture within a community is crucial for spiritual growth and development. A healthy prayer culture fosters an environment of intimacy, communication, and connection with God, enabling believers to deepen their relationship with Him and experience His transformative power in their lives.

Building a healthy prayer culture requires intentional effort, commitment, and a willingness to prioritize prayer in all aspects of life. From personal devotions to corporate gatherings, prayer should be at the forefront of every believer's mind and heart. Whether you're a seasoned Christian or a new believer, embarking on the journey of cultivating a healthy prayer culture leads to a more profound understanding of God's love, grace, and mercy, and a deeper connection with Him.

In this episode of The His and Her Money Show, we have the privilege of hosting Chris Hodges, the founding and senior pastor of Church of the Highlands. Known for his relevant teaching style and passion for raising global leaders to fulfill the Great Commission, Pastor Chris has led Church of the Highlands to offer more than 70 worship services each weekend at 23 campuses, with over 60,000 people attending weekly.

During our conversation, Pastor Chris shares his personal insights and tips for creating and maintaining a healthy prayer habits. He delves into the benefits of maintaining a vibrant prayer life, explores how the Apostle Paul describes prayer in the Book of Ephesians and provides guidance on incorporating prayer discipline into marriage. Pastor Chris also discusses how prayers frame our lives and introduces the concept of the five Ps for making prayers work effectively.

Key Takeaways:

  • Pastor Chris Hodges's background information and journey
  • How Pastor Chris's personal prayer journey began
  • Using biblical prayer models as a framework for spending time with God
  • The numerous benefits of maintaining a healthy prayer life
  • Paul's description of prayer in the Book of Ephesians
  • Encouragement for individuals who feel unworthy of praying due to past mistakes
  • Insights on incorporating prayer discipline within marriage
  • Understanding how prayers shape and influence our lives
  • Practical tips for maintaining a healthy prayer habit
  • Exploring the Five Ps of making prayer effective
  • The transformative power of intercessory prayer for others

Be sure to tune in and join us for this enlightening conversation with Pastor Chris Hodges on his latest book, 'Pray First,' as we explore the transformative power of prayer."

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