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.
Running a business without a plan is like taking a trip without an itinerary or a map. How do know where you’re going or when you’ve arrived? More than that, making a plan sets in motion the energies that will bring about the future you’ve planned for.
If you dream of running a million-dollar business, you need to adjust your mindset. On this week’s podcast, Gail and Erin sit down with entrepreneur Scott Oldford to discuss his successes and failures, and how to change your approach. “A business will not grow because of strategies and tactics,” said Scott. “A business will grow because the entrepreneur’s mind sees the scenario in a certain way. That is absolutely 100 percent possible to create.”
In today’s podcast, Gail and Erin talk with multi-award-winning designer Lisa Gielincki, principal at Lisa Gielincki Interior Design. Her biggest challenge in growing her business, she recognized, was to get past her image of herself and to believe that she could do more, do bigger, and achieve more.
In today’s podcast, Gail and Erin talk with Karen Wolf, creative principal and owner of KBW Interiors. It was through her work with Gail that Karen gained the confidence to branch out into trends forecasting, an area she had long considered a strength and enjoyed. It has added a new dimension to her business and her life.
Matthew Tirschwell sits down with Gail Doby to talk about how her teachings helped his business, and more importantly, helped him fall back in love with his business. Several years ago, Matthew felt that his business was just treading water, and now he feels the passion again.
On today’s podcast, Gail sits down with Amy Leferink of Interior Impressions to talk about how Gail’s teachings helped turn a 1% profit into a 4000% profit. Amy also shares her life lessons for professional success which include enlisting others for help and taking time for self-care.
On today’s podcast, Gail Doby speaks with designer Corey Damen Jenkins about how he overcame adversity to become a successful interior designer, how he deals with racial prejudice, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the industry. He says that through his tenacity and hard work, and a bit of good luck, he has found the success he now has.
On today’s podcast, Gail and Erin talk with Bob Burg, consultant, presenter, and author of a number of books on sales, marketing, and influence. The three discuss Bob Burg’s philosophy of always giving value to live a fulfilling life and to be more profitable in business. You’ll walk away from this episode with success tips for business and being a good influencer.
Were you not able to attend Fall Market 2020 at High Point? Neither were Gail and Erin, but they know some designers who did. In the first episode of Season Two, Gail and Erin let a panel of expert designers discuss their experiences at Fall Market, the insights and trends they noticed, and of course their absolute favorite products. You’ll find out the best trends in upcoming design, but also how the current state of the world has affected furniture shipping.
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