It’s All About the Process

In this podcast, Gail and Erin talk with interior designer Glenna Stone. Interior design is a second career for Glenna, whose first career was as a consultant to consumer products companies, advising them on supply chain and business process issues. Although design is her true passion, her corporate experience has proved invaluable in running and growing her business.

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Focus on the Future

In this podcast, Gail and Erin talk with award-winning interior designer Valerie Garrett. In addition to offering high-end residential and commercial services, Valerie also has contributed to a number of historic preservation projects in and around Macon.

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Push Past Your Comfort Zone

Taking risks can be scary.  Life can be scary.  The only way to get to the other side of things as they are is to move past the fear in the belief that something better waits ahead.  The rewards can be great.  As a bonus, you acquire more resilience and wisdom along the way. In this podcast, Gail and Erin talk with interior designer Ginger Curtis, owner and principal designer, Urbanology Designs, North Richland Hills, Texas.  She recently published her first book on design, Beauty by Design, in which she also recounts how she overcame a number of personal challenges and gained the confidence to start her own business.

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A Good Partnership is Like a Good Marriage

Like everything else, partnerships have their pros and cons.  Partnering with another designer can be a great way to grow your business.  However, many business partnerships eventually fizzle out or fail.  So what does it take to create a successful business partnership?  How do you sustain it?  What could a partner bring to your business?

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Mastering a Prosperity Mindset Through FEAR

No one goes into business believing they will fail, but it’s surprising how many business owners doubt whether they can succeed.  Once they actually are in business, they discover challenges and setbacks they hadn’t anticipated.  They can get discouraged, even despondent.  The difference between those that succeed and those that eventually fail is a mindset…

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More Than One Way to Grow Your Business

In this podcast Gail and Erin talk with management consulting and marketing wizard Marty Fahnke.  In addition to providing strategic and creative direction to the twelve companies he owns, Marty has helped numerous million-plus-dollar companies become multi-million-dollar companies, utilizing a variety of growth strategies. 

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Genius For Hire

In this podcast, Gail and Erin discuss the benefits of hiring, when to hire and preparing to hire.  Having recently gone through several new hires themselves, they share their insights on how best to determine what kind of employee you need and how to help ensure you select someone who’s a good fit for your business.

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