The Starbucks Experience: A Localist Christmas Story

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The Localist Podcast is mixing it up for the month of December! Carrie is going solo and bringing you stories from the front lines of small businesses during the holidays. This week, Carrie describes her first experience at a Starbucks corporate event with her then-manager and future business partner, Cal. Carrie was a bit shell-shocked by the cult-like enthusiasm, and discovered that sarcasm is not always the answer. Hilarity ensues as the event devolves into chants (definitely cultish, right?!), and Cal saves the day with his ridiculous antics. 

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Church Street Coffee and Books

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About Carrie

Carrie Rollwagen is host of the Localist podcast and cofounder of Church Street Coffee & Books. Currently, she works as Vice President of Strategic Planning at Infomedia, a web development company in Birmingham, Alabama. Find the Localist at @thinklocalist on Instagram and follow Carrie at @crollwagen.

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