Episode 01: CJ Stam, Southern Comfort Cabin Rentals

By Brooke Pfautz

Join hosts Brooke Pfautz and Conrad O’Connell as they unpack a wealth of insights with CJ Stam, the man behind Southern Comfort Cabin Rentals – a regional leader in vacation cabin rentals and property care management, offering a variety of property styles and locations near desirable attractions. In this tell-all episode, CJ will explain learnings from his top 10 mistakes that marked his journey and the priceless lessons each misstep unveiled. From holding onto toxic employees, to neglecting to enforce best practices this episode is a treasure trove of candid confessions and enlightened reflections designed for vacation rental managers, owners and aspiring investors.

Episode 05: Ginger Harrelson, Beachball Properties

By Brooke Pfautz

Join hosts Brooke Pfautz and Conrad O’Connell as they have a fun conversation with, Ginger Harrelson, Co-Owner at Beachball Properties – a family-owned and operated vacation rental agency servicing the Alabama Gulf Coast. During this episode Ginger will reflect on mistakes she made along the way to becoming successful, including, not hiring VAs sooner to waiting to long to bring the real estate side of things in house. This podcast is sure to leave you with many relatable moments and tons of knowledge gained!

Episode 04: Steve Trover, Better Talent

By Brooke Pfautz

Join hosts Brooke Pfautz and Conrad O’Connell as they get into the details with Steve Trover, CEO at Better Talent – a subscription-based hiring solution that blends technology, behavioral science, and a high-touch human element to identify and hire the right people for the right seats in your organization. During this exciting conversation Steve will share his top 10 mistakes from avoiding unprofitable properties and owners, to prioritizing the building of a strong team early on. This podcast should be the first stop for all early career vacation rental managers.

Episode 03: Jennifer Mucha, Arrived

By Brooke Pfautz

Join hosts Brooke Pfautz and Conrad O’Connell as they have a thoughtful conversation with the mastermind herself, Jennifer Mucha, Founder & President at Arrived – a full-service vacation rental management company that operates vacation rentals in popular destinations throughout the United States. During this episode Jennifer will share on topics like not following your intuition to getting swept up in the latest trends. This podcast is sure to surprise and delight you while leaving your with tangible takeaways to apply to your business.

Episode 02: Jason Sprenkle, Key Data Dashboard

By Brooke Pfautz

Join hosts Brooke Pfautz and Conrad O’Connell as they host an exciting conversation with Jason Sprenkle, CEO at Key Data Dashboard – the leading provider of real-time vacation rental market data for the short term rental industry. During this podcast Jason will share his top 10 mistakes that marked his journey and the priceless lessons each misstep unveiled. Grab a coffee and notebook, this session is filled with exciting takeaways from accounting to branding, and obviously data!