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Episode 11

In-Depth with Josh Cupp (Thirsty Owl Saratoga)

In this episode, our host Steve Cully brings back Josh Cupp for a return interview! He still had plenty to say, and you're going to hear it all here - his special jam-packed weekend, his efforts to cultivate a real family atmosphere in his business... And much much more! Take a listen and find out just what they've got in store for you!

00:07 - Introduction
01:18 - Josh’s Amazing Weekend - From Work to Pro Golf to a Concert, and Back to Work!
04:45 - The Big Benefit of Age - Learning to Appreciate What Was Once Mundane
05:57 - Strange Setlist: Not Ending With the Main Attraction?
07:01 - Talking to a Security Guard… Friendliness Can Pay Off!
09:09 - Paying it Forward: Genuine Good Deeds are Often Rewarded (But Only If You Don’t Count On It!)
11:26 - 2004 Olympics: The Redeem Team! 14:44 - Back to Culture: Takes Work to Build, But is Absolutely Worth It!
16:09 - Business Has Costs: You Can’t Have Great Culture AND A Franchise!
17:39 - Maintaining a Happy Parliament: Josh’s Joy!
18:57 - Back to the Redeem Team: One of the Best Games of All Time!
21:15 - Picking One Sport… Not For Sico! Tennis, Golf, Flag Football, Baseball, Basketball, Sailing…
25:14 - Supporting Your Kid: No Matter Their Interests! Fusing Math and Sports Together!
27:11 - Joe Rogan? No Way! Steve or Bust!
30:24 - Verbalizing Affection: Don’t Just Assume People Know! Tell Them!
31:49 - Billy Zabka
32:53 - “Shutting It Off”: Is “Retiring” From Your Sports a Bad Thing?
33:25 - Yup, We’re Still Using the Modeling Photo!
34:46 - Josh’s Relationship With His Ex-Wife… “Intriguing”
36:00 - The “Looking Glass Self” - Who Do You Think You Are? It’s Important to Have an Idea!
38:07 - Josh the Introvert… Nobody is Wholly a Trope!
40:17 - Being “Woke” - Compassion is Important! (But Pick Your Battles!)
43:30 - Comparing the Looking-Glass Self to the Public Self: When Does the Difference Matter?
44:59 - Why is Treating Others Right Prone to Such Flux? The Enigma of Sapient Minds
47:29 - The Guy in Charge Takes the Blame… Such is the Way
50:33 - Closing Remarks

PRODUCTION NOTE: The opinions reflected in this podcast are not indicative of the views of Saratoga Business Report, LLC, Saratoga TODAY, Glens Falls TODAY, or Spa City Digital.


  • Host

    Steve Cully

  • Guests

    Josh Cupp

  • Runtime

    50 min 48 sec

  • Airdate

    October 17, 2022