Episode #0050 – The Planning Fallacy (Solo episode)

Featured on today’s solo episode of The Productive Designer podcast, host Crystal Collinson dives deep into something that we all fall victim to, the term “planning fallacy”. It’s a familiar experience that is explored by social psychologists since the term was coined by Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky in 1979. Planning fallacy refers to anContinue reading “Episode #0050 – The Planning Fallacy (Solo episode)”

Episode #0049 How to Generate Referrals for your Business Without Asking with Stacey Brown Randall

Featured on today’s episode The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson interviews multiple award-winning author and podcast host Stacey Brown Randall.  Stacey is the multiple award-winning author of Generating Business Referrals Without Asking. She’s also the host of the Roadmap to Grow Your Business podcast. She has been featured in national publications like Entrepreneur Magazine –Continue reading “Episode #0049 How to Generate Referrals for your Business Without Asking with Stacey Brown Randall”

Being the H.O.S.T of your life with Andrea Freeman

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson interviews mindful business coach, Andrea Freeman. Andrea is a celebrity event planner turned mindful business coach. She works with service-based entrepreneurs around the world to help them up-level their businesses to multiple 6 to 7 figures through a couple of different vehicles likeContinue reading “Being the H.O.S.T of your life with Andrea Freeman”

Episode #0047 How to effectively use local SEO for your Interior Design business

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson interviews local SEO Expert, Jessica Morrison.  Jessica runs a local SEO agency where she helps small businesses really increase their search engine rankings and their online visibility. Her passion has always been local business and not just local but small businesses across theContinue reading “Episode #0047 How to effectively use local SEO for your Interior Design business”

Episode #0046 Learn how to focus with “Focusologist” Penny Zenker

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson chats with Focusologist, Penny Zenker.  Penny is, an international speaker, business strategy coach, and best-selling author of the book “The Productivity Zone” which was an instant Amazon Best Seller. And her TEDx, “The Energy of Thought”, has gained attention around the world. SheContinue reading “Episode #0046 Learn how to focus with “Focusologist” Penny Zenker”

Episode #0045 TPD Chats with Phyllis Harbinger the author of The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox: Checklists and Best Practices to Manage Your Workflow

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson interviews fellow interior design professional and author, Phyllis Harbinger.  Phyllis is an Interior Designer, Educator, Strategist, Speaker, and Author of the Interior Design Productivity Toolbox. She has owned and operated her award-winning boutique firm, DCI Studio, for almost 30 years. Serving the luxuryContinue reading “Episode #0045 TPD Chats with Phyllis Harbinger the author of The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox: Checklists and Best Practices to Manage Your Workflow”

Episode #0044 Design Package Options for Working with Contractors, with Mehnaz Malik

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson strategizes with fellow interior design professional Mehnaz Malik.   In this episode, Mehnaz is interested in learning about Crystal’s relationships with Builders and Contractors. And how she charges for her services. Crystal provides insight, explaining how having a different design package available is aContinue reading “Episode #0044 Design Package Options for Working with Contractors, with Mehnaz Malik”

Episode #0043 TPD chats with Liv Pod Creator & Interior Design Professional Lisa Kooistra

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson interviews fellow interior design professional and Liv Pod creator, Lisa Kooistra.   Crystal and Lisa discovered that they essentially have been living parallel lives with Crystal being a few years ahead of Lisa. However, there is one major difference. While Crystal’s husband is alsoContinue reading “Episode #0043 TPD chats with Liv Pod Creator & Interior Design Professional Lisa Kooistra”

Episode #0042 – Strategy coaching call-what is your differentiator?

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson coaches fellow Interior Design professional Michaela Donato to help make her business better.  This week’s episode is all about strategy coaching with Michaela’s business and what insight Crystal can give to take her to the next level. Crystal will go over flat feesContinue reading “Episode #0042 – Strategy coaching call-what is your differentiator?”

Episode #0041 Women empowerment with 19th & Co.’s Christine Woodward

Featured in this week’s episode of The Productive Designer host Crystal Collinson is joined by fellow interior designer Christine Woodward.  Christine is the owner of 19th & Co where she helps her clients transform their company into the next phase of growth by helping with strategy, implementation, and execution. She also has a team ofContinue reading “Episode #0041 Women empowerment with 19th & Co.’s Christine Woodward”