Creative Genius Podcast
Two good friends who also happen to be the two co-founders of a creative consultancy for designers, Gail Doby and Erin Weir share how their long and enduring friendship impacts the way they inspire each other and work through whatever life and business challenges come their way. In their own honest musings, and also in their open conversations with speakers, authors, and influencers, they further their own journey as friends and founders, causing us to further our own journeys, too.
In this podcast, Gail talks with solopreneur and business coach Jeffrey Shaw, author of The Self-Employed Life, host of the Self-Employed Life podcast, and founder of the Self-Employed Business Institute.
In this podcast, interior designer Garrison Hullinger, principal, Garrison Hullinger Interior Design, Portland, Oregon, joins Gail and one of the Boardroom Mastermind groups to talk about trends inside and outside the industry that can affect designers’ businesses.
All work and no rest is a recipe for a meltdown. You owe it to yourself and your business to take some time off now and then to recharge, renew and rebuild your store of resources. That might entail taking care of your physical, mental, emotional, and/or spiritual health. In this podcast, Gail talks with Erin about the sabbatical she took at the end of last year and how it has contributed to her personal and professional growth.
In order to enhance the lives and living spaces of their clients, interior designers need to get to know the insides of their homes and of their personalities. In this podcast, Gail and Erin asked some of their Boardroom Group members to share some of their most memorable work stories.
In this podcast, Gail and Erin talked with Cody Beal, owner of Cody Beal Interior Design, Salt Lake City, Utah, which provides interior design services for residential, commercial and renovation projects.
In this podcast, Charles, 9th Earl Spencer talks about storytelling in creating a brand and communicating the value of historic pieces.
When it comes to decisions, there’s no such thing as right or wrong. Yes, in hindsight, some choices may have been better than others. But no decision is ever perfect. In the moment, the best you can hope for is to make a well-informed decision that feels right and feels true. Whatever the outcome, you can learn from it and move on. In this podcast, Gail and Erin talk with Christine Turknett, principal designer, Breathe Design Studio (formerly, Christine Turknett Interiors), Austin, Texas. Christine specializes in modern and contemporary design, drawing from the Danish approach of creating clean, calm and cozy spaces, with an emphasis on well-being.
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.
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.
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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