Podcasts

‘Bean there, done that’ is an original podcast series packed with practical pointers for coffee shop owners – from the people who’ve seen it all. Join Nasos Papadopoulos as he talks to 6 of the coffee industry’s leading lights about what it takes to thrive as an independent. There’s insight from all corners of the coffee world, tips and advice on growing and scaling your business, and insider info on all the hottest trends.

If you’re looking to take your coffee business to the next level, grab a cup of your favourite coffee and hit play! You’re in for a treat.

Training and developing your staff with Lisa-Laura Verhoest

Discover the qualities you should look for in a good barista and the learning curve to expect in your staff with Lisa Laura Verhoest, Barista Trainer and Account Manager at Climpson & Sons. You’ll also learn how to keep staff motivated and...

Running a sustainable and ethical business with Lisa Lawson

Discover the mindsets and practices needed to run an ethical business that treats suppliers, customers and employees fairly with Lisa Lawson, the founder of Dear Green Coffee Roasters and the Glasgow Coffee Festival. You’ll also learn about the...

How to buy great coffee from suppliers with Dale Harris

Learn what to look for in a good supplier and how to build a long term relationships. Discover the hallmarks of great coffee and find out the best ways to educate yourself, all in this episode with Dale Harris, a UK and world barista champion and...

How to understand your customers with Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood

Discover the practical strategies that turn visitors into regulars and the classic mistakes most independent coffee shop owners make with their customers in this wide-ranging conversation with Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood, a coffee entrepreneur and...