Our First Drink: Conversations w/ Interesting Couples on Marriage, Relationships, Dating, Business & Social Media + Advice

Hosted by Josh Haroldson and Stasia Haroldson, each episode of the Our First Drink Podcast shares the real story behind an interesting, creative, or entrepreneurial couple that are doing great things together in business, blogging, design, entrepreneurship, social media and more. Always starting with one simple question, “What was your first drink together?”, you’ll get a deep dive into where they were in their lives when their relationship started. Then, through the unique questions of the Our First Drink Couple’s Quiz, you’ll see how they make their relationship work today and why it has supported their success. Plus, every question and answer is guaranteed to get you thinking about what they mean for your own relationships (sometimes in unexpected ways). Our guests include couples you already know and others you'll be meeting for the first time, but every episode is an opportunity for you to learn how to recognize a great partner when you meet them and to keep that relationship healthy long into the future from some amazing people.
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Dec 3, 2015

This episode of the Our First Drink Podcast is full of lessons on how to build a sustainable, creative business as a couple (and still stay best friends).

As a young, driven couple, our guests Joel and Maggie Bear are already on their way towards doing some great things together. Through their projects like Joel Bear Studios and Charmant Papery they're focused on building a business that will support the lives they want to have together now and in the future.

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In this episode

  • How many great things in the world were started over their first drink.
  • What sacrifice means when building a business (and a life) together (HINT: No $8 juice).
  • The realities of adventure photography and van life.
  • How one person winning can be a win for both people.
  • Filipino Karaoke.

OFD Couples Quiz Questions

  1. First to get up or last to go to bed?
  2. Time optimist or Time realist?
  3. Stick to the trail or wander off?
  4. What's more important to you? Experience or Accomplishment?
  5. Karaoke? Yes or no?

About Maggie and Joel Bear

Joel and Maggie Bear are a husband and wife photography and creative team from Temecula, California. Since starting their careers together they have worked on projects for great companies like Google, Pendleton, Juniper Ridge, and many more.

In addition to their main business Joel is also working on a personal project, New Territory, that showcases portraits of creative married couples who making the world a better place together. He is also the Creative Director for August, a creative storytelling app. Not to be outdone, Maggie is also the creative director for Charmant Papery, a maker of beautiful stationary and paper products.

@joelbear on Instagram + @magggiebear on Instagram

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Thanks again to Maggie and Joel Bear for joining us!


Josh and Stasia

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