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WII 031: Kylie Carlson Helps You Harness the Power of Wedding Industry Trends

Wanna learn concrete ways to grow your business by harnessing the power of wedding industry trends? Wanna be a trendsetter, rather than a trend follower?

If so, then this podcast episode is for you!

Kylie Carlson is the CEO of the International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning, and she manages the publication of the annual International Wedding Trend Report. Kylie’s 20 plus years of wedding industry experience and her deep research into wedding trends have made her a leading authority on the subject.
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WII 030: David Tutera Shares the Top Three Keys to His Success

Wanna hear one of the top wedding planners in the world reveal the keys to his success?

If so, then this podcast episode is for you!

David Tutera is a renowned celebrity wedding planner, bridal fashion designer, professional speaker, and author of seven books. He’s also the host of the WE tv shows, My Fair Wedding with David Tutera and David Tutera’s CELEBrations.

In this interview, David reveals the top three keys to his success. And he openly discusses major adversity he faced in his career and how he overcame it.

Here are some of the valuable points David addresses:

  • What it means to take chances and how it can advance your career
  • The art of listening and being present when you’re with clients
  • Why it’s important for you to change and reinvent yourself over time
  • How to avoid burnout and maintain your passion for planning
  • How he battled his way back from near bankruptcy to achieve his current success
  • An inside look at his upcoming Event Planning Symposium (plus a discount code to attend!)
  • His most valuable piece of advice for achieving success as a wedding planner

To hear David’s interview, you can press the play button below. And be sure to subscribe to our podcast in iTunes.

I want to say a special Thank You to David for sharing these insights with our Timeline Genius community.

Please take this information, act on it, and carry on the journey toward fulfilling your dreams!

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WII 029: Heather Vickery Gives You Seven Steps to Achieve Work-Life Balance

For the 29th episode of our Wedding Industry Insider podcast, I had the privilege of interviewing Heather Vickery, owner and success coach at Vickery & Co., based in Chicago.

Heather has been an entrepreneur for nearly 20 years. She began her career as a wedding and event planner, and she’s been formally coaching other creative entrepreneurs for four years. Heather is also an industry educator who teaches at the QC Event School and who leads workshops all over the United States.
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WII 028: Rob Schenk Equips You with an Understanding of Key Legal Issues

For the 28th episode of our Wedding Industry Insider podcast, I had the privilege of interviewing Rob Schenk, Editor in Chief of Wedding Industry Law Online and trial attorney at Schenk Smith LLC.

Rob has been representing wedding industry professionals for nearly a decade, and his legal expertise extends to a broad range of crucial issues affecting wedding planners.
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WII 027: Candice Coppola Delves into the Crucial Subject of Strategy

For the 27th episode of our Wedding Industry Insider podcast, I had the privilege of interviewing Candice Coppola, owner of Jubilee Events and Jubilee Events: Caribbean.

Candice has a decade of experience as a wedding planner and designer, and she’s a published author. More recently, her natural talent and passion for business have led her to become a wedding industry mentor.
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WII 026: Laurie Hartwell Reveals Her Winning Strategies for Getting Venue Referrals

For the 26th episode of our Wedding Industry Insider podcast, I had the privilege of interviewing Laurie Hartwell, the founder and CEO of The Bridal Society!

Laurie has over 24 years of experience in the wedding industry, serving as a planner for a wide range of elite clientele. Through her work with The Bridal Society, Laurie has taught and mentored thousands of wedding planners, helping them achieve new levels of success.
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WII 025: Michael Cerbelli Discusses the Importance of Transparency and Constant Growth

For the 25th episode of our Wedding Industry Insider podcast, I had the privilege of interviewing Michael Cerbelli, one of the premier event planners in New York City and the founder of The Hot List!

As the president of Cerbelli Creative, Michael has designed and executed first-class events from New York to New Delhi, Los Angeles to London, and Switzerland to St. Petersburg. His reputation has made him the go-to entertainment producer for the weddings of Billy Joel, Robert De Niro, and Sir Paul McCartney, among others.
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WII 024: Vanessa Joy Reveals How to Run a Top-Tier Wedding Business Working at Peak Efficiency

Wanna learn a new system for running your wedding business with dramatically increased efficiency?

If so, then this podcast episode is for you!

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WII 023: Ron Ben-Israel on the Art of Staying True to Yourself

For this episode of our Wedding Industry Insider podcast, I had the privilege of interviewing Ron Ben-Israel, chef/owner of one of the finest couture cake studios in the nation.

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