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Durango Joes Podcast

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Durango Joes Coffee has been the home of Legendary Coffee in the Southwest since 2004. We believe everyone deserves a smile, a warm greeting, and a great cup of coffee.Tune in and learn from the Leadership Team of Durango Joes Coffee as they discuss the stories, values, and resources that have defin… read more

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Dealing With The Hiring Slump of 2021

July 2nd, 2021


In this episode of The Durango Joes Podcast, the Durango Joe’s leadership team discusses the hiring of slump of 2021. As our country tries to get back to normal and businesses are reopening, many retail businesses, …

Investing In Leadership w/ AuthenticUS

June 4th, 2021


In this episode of the Durango Joes Podcast, we had the distinct pleasure to chat with Marshall Snider of AuthenticUS and Don Kellum of Safety Electric, who joined us in the recording studio during a visit to shadow …

How Social Media (And Community) Saved Anthem Coffee w/ Bryan Reynolds

May 21st, 2021


You've heard him before sharing bite-sized advice on "At the End of the Day", but Byran Reynolds is back to share a wealth of knowledge this week. …

Behind the Scenes Science of Syrups and Sauce w/ Barista 22

May 7th, 2021


If you haven't met Anna Gutierrez at Coffee Fest before, you need to make sure to swing by the Barista 22 booth the next time you attend. Anna is so passionate about coffee, flavor, and crafting drink combinations that …

When Dunkin' is on Your Doorstep: How to Take On the Competition w/ Woods Coffee

April 23rd, 2021


What happens when the big dogs move in across the street from your cafe? When Starbucks, Dutch Bros, or any of the heavy hitters move in, you need to know how to compete.

With a brand new Dunkin' moving in across one of …

Looking Back at Quarter 1 and Ahead at 2

April 9th, 2021


We're bringing a new episode to you this week where we review the previous quarter for the company, reflect on the Big 3 goals we set, and catch up on how we did with them. We also cast the vision for the quarter ahead …

Don't Gossip (At the End of the Day)

April 2nd, 2021


At the end of the day, gossip is one of the most toxic things in life and leadership. In this episode, Joe discusses a few of the things we can do to avoid and douse gossip in our own lives.

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Conflict Happens, Here's How We Manage It at Durango Joes

March 26th, 2021


No matter where you go in life or what you do, conflict in the workplace is a universal adversary to deal with. Or is it? 

In this episode of the …

Don't Forget to Unplug (At the End of the Day)

March 19th, 2021


Joe just got back from a beautiful trip to Hawaii, along with LeAnna and a few of their closest friends. The lesson? It's okay, if not imperative, to …

What it Takes to Serve Award Winning Coffee w/ Phil Beattie, Dillanos Coffee Roasters

March 12th, 2021


It's no secret that Durango Joes Coffee partners with Dillanos Coffee Roasters to bring award-winning coffee to our customers. But what, or who, makes our coffee so remarkable? In many ways, it's everyone from the …

Know Your Why, At the End of the Day

March 5th, 2021


Sometimes, we need to spend time getting to the root of our purpose. We need to understand why we do what we do. We need to consider what it is that drives us. 

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The Warrior Ethos and Entrepreneurship w/ Carl Churchill, Alpha Coffee

February 26th, 2021


In today's episode of the Durango Joes Podcast, we're joined by Carl Churchill. Carl founded Alpha Coffee (formerly Lock 'n Load Java) back in 2010 …

At the End of the Day, Don't Worry About What Others Think

February 19th, 2021


It's human nature to want to fit in, so sometimes it doesn't make sense to rock the boat. But with that said, there comes a point where you just have to let go of what others might think and be authentic to yourself. At …

How We Develop Self Awareness and Stronger Teams

February 5th, 2021


If there's one thing that is critical to teamwork, it's a common language. If everyone is on the same page, and understands the same concepts, then there is harmony in the communication. One of the key languages that we …

At the End of the Day, Don't Say Something You Might Regret

January 29th, 2021


Who hasn't been in a position where they've wanted to say something (or actually said something) that they're likely to regret. It takes discipline …

Working ON Your Business, Not IN It: How Leaders Maximize Their Efforts

January 22nd, 2021


We all know what it means to work in our business. It's the day to day, the grind, the primary operations of what you do. But in order to work smarter, not harder, we need to remember to make time to work on the …

At the End of the Day, Don't Play the Victim w/ Marshall Snider

January 15th, 2021


Look, everyone spends some time in the drama triangle, especially as a victim. It's part of life! But at the end of the day, the ability to shift our mentality from victimhood to curiosity, where we can be open to …

Everything is Negotiable: Leases, Vendors, and Buy Outs—Oh my! w/ Jasper Welch

January 8th, 2021


At Durango Joes, we've been through our fair share of negotiations. It's just part of the business. Negotiating is one of the best skills you can hone as an entrepreneur, leader, or business owner. From your …

At the End of the Day, Start Creating (Happy New Year)

January 1st, 2021


Happy New Year from ours to yours! I'm sure for many of us looking back on the year, it's easy to think about everything that could've and should've …

Take Your Communication Strategy from Zero to One Hundred

December 25th, 2020


If you've been listening for a little while, you've probably heard that Trevor is leaving Durango Joes to start his own business. Well, the time has …

At the End of the Day, Stay Present Where You're Planted (feat. Bryan Reynolds)

December 18th, 2020


These days, it's all too easy to want to shed the 'now' and wish for whatever's coming next. After all, there's hope around the bend! But in this …

How Employees can Resign with Grace (and How Employers can Help)

December 11th, 2020


At Durango Joes, we understand that the majority of our employees aren't going to be with us their entire careers. It's part of the reality of running a coffee business, and recent studies suggest that employees across …

At the End of the Day, Have a Plan B

December 4th, 2020


“Success in life is not how well we execute Plan A; it’s how smoothly we cope with Plan B.” — Sarah Ban Breathnach

Having a plan B is a welcome safety net, and provides you and your team peace of mind. Just don't let …

How We Measure (and ensure) Our Financial Success

November 27th, 2020


It's Black Friday, when many businesses traditionally look at their books in hopes of watching their numbers go from red to black. With this in mind, we're talking about financial success at Durango Joes, and what we do …

Showing Up "At the End of the Day"

November 20th, 2020


Welcome to "At the End of the Day", our new bi-weekly short-form podcast presented by CEO Joe Lloyd! We know it's hard to invest 30-60 minutes of time listening to a podcast, so we're delivering shorter episodes on …

Taking Time to Reflect, and Conscious Leadership w/ Marshall Snider

November 6th, 2020


Each year, the Durango Joes Leadership Team steps away from the office for three days to reflect, learn, and look ahead. This annual Leadership …

Mug Club 2021, Building Customer Loyalty, and the New App!

October 23rd, 2020


With November right around the corner, we're gearing up for the largest campaign of the year at Durango Joes: Mug Club! For customers, this unrivaled rewards program is a Legendary Deal that offers year-round perks …

Entrepreneurship, Career Building, and Family Balance w/ Ashley Stroup

October 9th, 2020


Balancing family life and a career can be a huge challenge, and many people find themselves in positions where they have to sacrifice one for the other. Yet, at Durango Joes and other workplaces, there are opportunities …

The Making of "DJ" w/ Kennedy Fockler (Kennedy Rae Designs)

September 25th, 2020


If you've been in stores or on our social media recently, you've probably seen a new face around Durango Joes! We call him DJ, and he's the brilliant work of local illustrator, and former barista, Kennedy Fockler. 

How We Hire The Right People w/ Tiffany DeBoer

September 11th, 2020


At Durango Joes, we pride ourselves on hiring wonderful people. The trick is, we don't look for people who can make excellent coffee (after all, we …

A Little Help From Our Friends w/ David Morris, Dillanos Coffee Roasters

August 28th, 2020


What does Evel Knievel have to do with coffee roasting? What exactly is an "Origin Trip"? Why is a relationship-based business such an incredible thing? 

In this episode of the Durango Joes Podcast, we cover all this …

Why We Have Great Culture

August 14th, 2020


Culture is one of our favorite topics for a reason: It is foundational for creating our environment for teamwork, integrity, and generosity. 

Within …

Squashing Gossip

July 31st, 2020


Gossip. Depending on which end of it you're on, it can conjure up different feelings. It can be tempting to participate in, but hurtful when it's …

How to Lead When You're Not in Charge

July 17th, 2020


Inspired by the book of the same name, Joe Lloyd has adopted and adapted the concept for "How to Lead When You're Not in Charge" to fit the goals and values of Durango Joes.

Spurred by his mission to develop leaders …

COVID19 Halftime Reflections

July 8th, 2020


COVID19 has been a major challenge for businesses big and small, the world over. While the future is still uncertain about how the pandemic will continue effecting businesses like Durango Joes, we take a moment to …


June 19th, 2020


Welcome to this first episode of the Durango Joes Podcast, where you'll get to hear the voices of leadership from the best coffee shop in the Southwest!

Just as we're talking about new beginnings with the introduction …

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