Mistakes Make Magic
By Catherine Guidry: Entrepreneur and Photographer
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A Business Podcast for Creatives: including interviews of successful entrepreneurs, business advice, and a ton of stories on failures and lessons learned. This podcast is dedicated to embracing imperfection and pushing others to pursue their creative passion!
||Clean040: Sarah Kay Love: The Why's, What's, and How's of Getting Published||Sarah was the Photo Editor at The Knot for going on 5 years working in New York City with photographers like Nigel Barker, Jose Villa and KT Merry producing magazine covers, still life, and fashion stories. She has worked on branded content campaigns...||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean039: How to Stay Inspired||If you are in a slump or feeling uninspired, I hope this podcast gives you just the kick in the butt that you need!! I absolutely know what it feels like when work feels like…well, work. And that’s not a good place for anyone. We ALL want to wake...||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean038: Esther Clark: Standing Out in Your Industry||Esther Clark is a Minnesota based artist and designer specializing in illustration and calligraphy. Her work is delicate and detailed, organic and elegant…inspired by the simple natural beauty of nature. Many of her pieces feature mixed materials...||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean037: Kristin Kaplan: What to Charge and Why?||Today's guest is a Nashville based female entrepreneur, known for her ability to help others create and plan profitable businesses. She is a mother of three and extreme list maker and owner of the planning company, Stunning Events. She is...||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean036: Sarah Worsley: Running A Corporate and Personal Business Simultaneously||Today's guest is a New Orleans based wedding planner and venue consultant. She is the director of operations for the popular wedding venue Race & Religious while also running her own company Mint Julep Productions, leading an entire team committed...||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean035: What Causes Fear and How to Overcome It||Have you ever wondered what it is that's holding you back? Or how you can get past those feelings of fear or inadequacy even? Today on the podcast I am chatting with Brad about this very topic. Things like Pride, Reputation, and Difficulty...as well...||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean034: Nancy Ray: Building and Leading an Associate Team||Nancy Ray is a film photographer and business educator based in Raleigh, North Carolina. She and her husband Will run a photo team comprised of three wedding photographers and one family photographer and parent two beautiful girls. This woman is a...||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean033: Promise Tangeman: Top Tips for Website + Graphic Designs||On the show today, I have someone you are going to absolutely love. She is warm and welcoming, has incredible fashion sense, and is an a extremely talented graphic designer/digital marketing strategist/style curator. On top of this, she owns and runs...||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean032: Richard Photo Lab: Brian Greenberg- The Ins and Outs of Running a Small Business||I am interviewing someone today who owns and runs one of the most detail-oriented and highly successful film labs in the country. He is a quality obsessed business guru and classic car lover. He is also a straight-shooter which is one of my favorite...||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean031: Social Media Etiquette + Tips||Social media is such a huge part of our lives, our businesses, and sometimes it gets a little bit complicated. These topics that I’m going to discuss today are definitely subjective and I know a LOT of people are going to feel differently. Share...||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean030: Jessica Rasdall: How to Share Your Story||Jessica's story is heartbreaking, yet inspiring as she has spent the past 10+ years turning her “mess into a message." She is a public speaker having spoken to over 15,000 young adults. She has been featured on MTV, 20/20, Good Morning America,...||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean029: BoxFox: Designing a Memorable Brand and Business Model||Today’s guest launched a custom gift boxing company alongside two friends in LA after struggling to find a personalized gift for an unexpectedly hospitalized friend. Since 2014, she and the other founders of BoxFox have distributed over 30,000 gift...||1/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean028: Ashley Sievert: Creating and Launching a Product Line||On the podcast today we have a fabulous New Orleans makeup artist and owner of her own beauty brand. She is a self-taught makeup artist that used her own insecurities about skin due to acne to create a beauty line focused on shade selections and...||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean027: How To Talk About Money||No matter where you are in your creative journey, whether you are 10 years in or just starting out, I hope todays podcast can help you speak more freely and with more confidence about your pricing. Thank you for tuning in! We love and appreciate...||1/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean026: Caroline Tran: Managing, Outsourcing and Keeping Up||Today’s guest is a Los Angeles based Wedding and Lifestyle Photographer. She has photographed weddings all over the world including destinations such as Bali, Thailand, and Singapore and has been featured in publications such as Brides, Destination...||1/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean025: MaeMae & Co: Being Inspired and Inspiring Others through Design||This episode is being held with one of the most talented and creative photo directors! She has worked with companies such as The Mrs. Box, Minted and Valuspa and has been recognized and featured in magazines like Martha Stewart...||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean024: Lauren Bercier: Growing a Product-Based Business||Today I am interviewing a special woman. Aside from the fact that she is stylish and beautiful, she is also a quickly rising female entrepreneur. Her business Something Borrowed Blooms (co-founded with her cousin Laken) offers...||12/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean023: Jasmine Star: Instagram, Facebook, and Social Media Strategies||Ten years ago, I started my business. About that time, I came across today’s guest. I can without a doubt say what she has shared about her journey (especially the posts on her blog) have been one of the biggest attributing factors to my success....||12/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean022: Crystal Ann Interiors: Maximize and Improve your Personal/Work Space||Today’s guest on the show is Crystal of Crystal Ann Interiors! She is a former wedding planner turned interior designer who loves to create spaces that are functional and beautiful. Her services vary from furniture plans to design boards and...||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean021: Sapphire Events: Valerie Gernhauser- Pricing for Profit and Working with Luxury Clients||The guest on the show today is a Luxury, New Orleans based wedding planner who knows how to cultivate a unique experience reflective of a client’s aesthetic and vision. She is a former attorney, Yale grad and mother of three beautiful girls. She is...||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean020: Peter Guidry: Maintaining Work Life Balance and Retirement Planning||My dad has played a huge role in inspiring my entrepreneurial spirit over the years, so I thought - who else would be a better guest on the show?! While running his own dental practice for 30+ years, he has also been a supportive father to my brothers..||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean019: Valuing and Scheduling Your Time||Time. Time is THE most precious thing in life. You cannot have more of it…so you must use it wisely. Don’t worry. You are not alone. I’ll be honest with you. I am not always the best with my time. It’s not always easy…saying...||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean018: Lindsey Rogers: Growth through Mentorship and Photographing Weddings||Lindsey is a newborn and family photographer based in Crowley, LA. Our paths crossed three years and she now is one of my second shooters and good friends! Throughout the episode, Lindsey shares stories of her journey in the photography business and...||11/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean017: Brock Gomez: The Importance of Communication and Teamwork||Brad and I admire this videography team so much that we hired them for our own wedding just two short years ago! They are incredible storytellers and they bring a calming, yet professional presence to a wedding day. Their work definitely speaks for...||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean016: Root Floral Design: Mia Sandberg- Scaling Your Business While Making Time for Family||Mia is the owner and designer of Root Floral Design! Mia has become a great friend to me over the years. Root Floral Design has been in business for 5 years now, and has been extremely successful! Even though she did not have the most traditional...||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean015: Setting Boundaries While Meeting Client Expectations||Lets start discussing one of the most difficult and challenging topics of running your own business: Setting Boundaries. How do you set boundaries for yourself while still creating an excellent client experience?||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean014: Val Marie Paper: Valerie Woerner- On Faith, Motherhood, and Business Organization||Valerie Woerner is the author of The Finishing School, and owner/creator for Val Marie Paper. Since 2013, she has sold over 30,000 prayer journals and recently launched the Yearly Prayer Journal for 2018. She is sharing her heart, her faith, and her...||11/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean013: Coordinates of Her: Kristi Bailey- Traveling the World and Social Media Strategies||Kristi and I met back in our days at Architecture School. While Kristi continues her architectural design, her main focus is to pursue her passion for world travel through her platform, Coordinates of Her. When I started the podcast, I knew Kristi...||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean012: Kayla Barker: Shooting Film and Finding Your Brand Voice||I have known Kayla for 6 years and over the years have watched her grow into an incredible film shooter. Kayla has been featured in multiple big name publications and even teaches her own workshops in France! Kayla’s interest in photography all...||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean011: How to Market Your Business by Creating a Personal Brand||Today I am sooo excited about this topic because I think no matter what industry you’re in…you have to market yourself. Whether you are a sales person, a photographer, a graphic designer, a business owner. That’s all pretty irrelevant because at..||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean010: Katherine Freeman: Trusting Your Intuition and Overcoming Fears as a Creative||I have been so lucky to watch Katherine grow into a successful abstract artist! She is so talented with a variety of mediums including oil, watercolor, pencil and charcoal, but her favorite is when she mixes mediums! I feel so drawn to her amazing...||10/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean009: Southern Couture Weddings: Hannah Trahan- Managing Entrepreneurship and Motherhood||Today, Hannah Trahan joins us on the show, and I am so excited for you guys to hear what she has to say! Hannah is an event planner in South Louisiana, specializing in weddings. She recently started her own company, Southern Couture Weddings. Hannah...||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean008: Jacqueline Tobin: Getting Published and Standing Out in the Photo Industry||Jacqueline is the Editor and Chief of Rangefinder Magazine, a magazine committed to presenting the most inspiring work, trends and gear in the photography industry. Jacqueline has also authored two books, Wedding Photography Unveiled and the Luminous...||10/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean007: Tackling Your Inbox||This topic is one I feel everyone can benefit from. Email is so important and a go-to form of communication for clients. I used to spend hours emailing everyday. Over the years, I have found so many tricks and programs to help me cut down on time...||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean006: Jose Villa: Being Genuine and Creating a Memorable Client Experience||Jose Villa is an awarded and experienced film photographer. He has photographed for a surplus of high profile clients and been published in every magazine from Vogue to Harper's Bazaar. In this interview, Jose discusses how he has grown his business...||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean005: Ashlyn Writes: Writing to Strengthen Your Web, Pricing, and Launch Sales||Have you ever heard of Copywriting? ie: Written Word on Your Website, Pricing Guide, Emails...etc. Ashlyn is the Queen of Copywriting having changed her clientele from companies such as Delta Air Lines and Chick-fil-a to the top tier of Creative...||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean004: Showit: Todd Watson- Building a Strong Online Presence and Being a Leader||When I started the process of creating my latest website and branded Wordpress blog, research pointed me to Showit. I am SO glad it did. This platform allows you to design and execute your own vision with ease. The drag and drop builder is so...||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean003: How to Handle Your Business Mistakes||Making mistakes is never fun. But since this podcast revolves around the idea of learning from the mistakes you DO make, this episode is all about what to do when you mess up! Everything from when and how to speak with your client, what to say and how..||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean002: About the Creators: Catherine Guidry + Brad Domingue||This episode is a behind the scenes look at the life of Catherine Guidry (Podcast Host) and Brad Domingue (Podcast Editor + Producer). Entrepreneurs: This one is for you! We're discussing the mistakes we have made in both our relationship and in...||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean001: Introduction to Mistakes Make Magic||This episode gives you a quick peek into the podcast "Mistakes Make Magic" about embracing imperfection and pursuing your passion. It is a culmination of what is to come, which we know you'll love!||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Such an interesting podcast! Love It! Can’t wait to hear what’s to come!
Love this podcast!
Love Catherine and Brad's energy! Excited to hear more!
As a new business owner in the creative industry, (Graphic Design) I have struggled to find a podcast which gives insight into running a business in a creative field as well as this one does. I was hooked from the first episode!! I love the variety of guests being interviewed! It's also nice hearing the struggles of others and learning how to overcome them. Just overall INSPIRING!
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