My interview with “Business Talk-Sister Gawk” podcast hosts

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson with fellow podcasters Ruthie and Bekkah. They are the hosts of Business Talk Sister Gawk where they focus on learning about entrepreneurship and putting things to the test. They love business and specialize in helping entrepreneurs reach their full potential.  Bekkah is the owner of Wise ElephantContinue reading “My interview with “Business Talk-Sister Gawk” podcast hosts”

Educating your client on the economic value of furniture-there is more to it than you may think. A discussion with Renate Ruby

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson interviews fellow interior designer and furnishings Curator Renate Ruby. Renate lives in Seattle, assisting interior designers and design enthusiasts striving to live a beautifully real life. Renate endeavors to bring wisdom and logic to others by educating people on the value Designers have. She believesContinue reading “Educating your client on the economic value of furniture-there is more to it than you may think. A discussion with Renate Ruby”

Episode #0025 – Are you a “Worker Bee” or a “Queen Bee” (aka CEO) with Elyse Tager

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson interviews business coach and entrepreneur Elyse Tager. Elyse specializes in helping ambitious women reach their career goals and dreams by changing their mindset, coaching them in their career, seeing their full potential in the workplace.  Elyse wants all career-driven women to realize their value andContinue reading “Episode #0025 – Are you a “Worker Bee” or a “Queen Bee” (aka CEO) with Elyse Tager”

Episode #0019 Designer – When One Door Closes, A Better One Opens Up.

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson interviews interior designer Robin Daly. Robin is the owner of Robin Daly Color & Design which is an interior design firm group based in the Pacific Northwest in the United States.  Robin started working with colour and design when she was fifteen byContinue reading “Episode #0019 Designer – When One Door Closes, A Better One Opens Up.”

Episode #0017 – Time Blocking (Solo Episode)

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson will discuss the importance of Time Blocking. She will go over what time blocking is, how she uses it effectively, and different ways it can change your workflow.  Time blocking is scheduling out your days or weeks to set aside a certain timeContinue reading “Episode #0017 – Time Blocking (Solo Episode)”

Episode #0016 – Finding the “Sweet Spot” In Your Business

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson interviews designer Andrea Colman from Fine Finishes Design Inc. She started off as a painting company and painted murals and faux finishes. After taking interior design courses and working with Benjamin Moore’s Painting and Decorating Design services, her work has now evolved intoContinue reading “Episode #0016 – Finding the “Sweet Spot” In Your Business”

Episode #0015 – Designer-Outdoor Lifestyle Designer for Pools & Landscaping

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson interviews exterior designer Holly Hull from Water Shapes Design. Holly creates backyard experiences that integrate from the inside of the house to the outside into the backyard to create a cohesive and welcoming environment.   For over 25 years, Holly has specialized in creating outdoor experiencesContinue reading “Episode #0015 – Designer-Outdoor Lifestyle Designer for Pools & Landscaping”

Episode #0014 – Designer-Mindset (Designer and Life Coach)

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson interviews life coach and interior designer Oriana Loduca. Oriana works with entrepreneurial women that are seeking fulfillment, joy, work life balance, and success in their lives.   As a life coach, Oriana’s job is to listen to others and does not give any advice.Continue reading “Episode #0014 – Designer-Mindset (Designer and Life Coach)”

Episode #0013-Freelance Decorator for Busy Interior Design Professionals

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson interviews freelance interior design consultant Joanne Dolan. Joanne works directly with homeowners and fellow designers on custom cabinetry, storage solutions, fabric selections, soft furnishings, and custom window treatments.  Since 2018 when Joanne Dolan Design began, she has focused part of her work onContinue reading “Episode #0013-Freelance Decorator for Busy Interior Design Professionals”

Ep.#011 Part 2-Simulcast with Cynthia Soda of The Fizz Podcast

Join Crystal on part 2 of the simulcast where she interviews Cynthia Soda the host of The Fizz Podcast. To listen to Part 1 where Cynthia interviews Crystal, pop on over to The Fizz podcast.  A business owner and busy mom of 4, Cynthia is the Owner and Principal Interior Designer of Soda Pop DesignContinue reading “Ep.#011 Part 2-Simulcast with Cynthia Soda of The Fizz Podcast”