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Stop and Smell the Roses

Lifestyle and event design expert Preston Bailey reveals how his focus on personal growth has been the root of his professional success, answering your questions along the way. Not only will he share the secrets, tools, and technologies behind his extraordinary ability to transform spaces into theatrical environments; you’ll also discover more about the man behind the magic. Learn the methods of meditation, mindfulness, and self-discovery Preston uses that can help you find the balance you’ve been searching for in your own creative endeavors. Preston will welcome to the show some of the many notable celebrity clients he has worked with, along with members of the PB team. These conversations will illustrate how they helped Preston bring their clients’ wedding and event dreams from plans on paper to an experience full of life for all the senses. With each episode, he will take you beyond just a deep dive into design and toward a journey to grow yourself right along with your business. Turn your own life’s visions into reality!

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18: Gregory Van Glaanen Weygel: Preston’s Protégé-Turned-Producer on Spirituality in Business
On this special episode of Preston's podcast, he is joined by one of his own former protégés, Gregory Van Glaanen Weygel, to relive their journeys. They discuss faith and success, Gregory's bad side (known as "The Beast"), handling office gossip, and so much more. And, they even retell the first time Gregory joined in to produce with Preston and what he learned about himself under pressure. Listen in and enjoy... Links & Resources: Host: Preston Bailey Guest: Gregory Van Glaanen Weygel  Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Title Sponsor: On the Move Entertainment Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Want to be part of TWB's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Additional Support Provided By: Listeners, like you! Preston's Book: Dear Preston Preston Bailey Protege Online Masterclass Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Production House: Flint Stone Media Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2022.
31:07 04/07/2022
17: Preston Opens Up About His Creative Process and How to Move Forward Post-Covid
As we are coming out of the pandemic, we are bringing things back to the beginning while also turning the tables. On today's episode, Preston welcomes Wedding Biz Network Founder and Executive Producer, Andy Kushner--host of The Wedding Biz podcast. Andy takes the host seat and interviews Preston about his journey through the pandemic. And, Andy gets Preston to take a deep dive into his creative process and how he stays inspired. They discuss nurturing client relationships, the struggles that inspired their own pivots--both personal and professional, and what the future holds. Listen in and enjoy... Links & Resources: Host: Preston Bailey Guest: Andy Kushner, Kushner Entertainment and The Wedding Biz Network Follow Andy on Social: Instagram (@kushnerentertainment) | Facebook Preston's Past Appearances on The Wedding Biz Podcast: The Wedding Biz Episode 22 Preston Bailey: Designer for the Ages The Wedding Biz Episode 88 Preston Bailey: Part 2 Interview The Wedding Biz Episode 265 PRESTON BAILEY: Racial Injustice, A Conversation The Wedding Biz Episode 321 PRESTON BAILEY’S Big Announcement! Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Title Sponsor: On the Move Entertainment Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Want to be part of TWB's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Additional Support Provided By: Listeners, like you! Preston's Book: Dear Preston Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Production House: Flint Stone Media Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2022.
30:07 03/24/2022
16: The Memories that Blossom
This is definitely Preston's most personal episode, yet! His guest today is one of his FAVORITE people in the world--his husband, Theo Bleckmann! Theo is a massively accomplished musician with two Grammy nominations under his belt. And, in this episode, they take you down memory lane--sharing how they met and also discussing what makes a couple work, their own relationship challenges, supporting each other's demanding careers, and so much more. Listen in and enjoy... Links & Resources: Link to Sound File for Visually Impaired: Click Here Host: Preston Bailey Guest: Theo Bleckmann Follow Kaitlin on Social: Instagram (@AllTheBestMoments_ATBM) | Facebook | Pinterest | LinkedIn Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Title Sponsor: On the Move Entertainment Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Want to be part of TWB's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Additional Support Provided By: Listeners, like you! Preston's Book: Dear Preston Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Production House: Flint Stone Media Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2022.
26:44 03/03/2022
15: Keeping Cool Under Pressure
Preston's guest today is a luxury planner with achievements and accolades that rival other top planners in the business. After proving herself by working under other brands, Kaitlin Donaldson launched All the Best Moments in New York in 2020--bringing her dynamic experience and passion for curating exceptional events to a growing portfolio of clients. She and Preston discuss how helpful it is to educate luxury clients on the processes involved in planning a wedding, in order to help manage their time and budget expectations. They also discuss how critical communication is in keeping your relationships with your clients happy and healthy. Finally, Kaitlin shares booking headline talent and how to keep a calm leadership style through all types of chaos. She and Preston have formed a very special friendship, and it comes through in every moment of this episode. Listen in and enjoy... Links & Resources: Link to Sound File for Visually Impaired: Click Here Host: Preston Bailey Guest: Kaitlin Donaldson from All the Best Moments | Email Kaitlin's Team: hello@allthebestmoments.com Follow Kaitlin on Social: Instagram (@AllTheBestMoments_ATBM) | Facebook | Pinterest | LinkedIn Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Title Sponsor: On the Move Entertainment Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Want to be part of TWB's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Additional Support Provided By: Listeners, like you! Preston's Book: Dear Preston Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Production House: Flint Stone Media Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2022.
33:18 02/10/2022
14: The Golden Age of Events with Erin Halley, Presented by On the Move Entertainment
Preston is joined by Event Manager and Producer, Erin Halley, to discuss his favorite subject as events are booming back--money and budgets! How does this new age of events affect the three service areas of Preston's business: designing, planning, and execution. Erin shares her secret in discussing budgets with clients. How do you not let the fees scare the clients away? And, what are the silver linings to a potential client walking away, due to sticker shock? Listen in as Preston and Erin discuss strategies and share stories of what has worked for them and pick up pricing tips to better the success of your events-based business. Links & Resources: Link to Sound File for Visually Impaired: Click Here Host: Preston Bailey Guest: Event Manager and Producer, Erin Halley of Erin Halley Events & Productions, LLC | Follow Erin on Instagram (@ErinHalleyReddy) | Email Erin (erin@erinhalley.com) Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Title Sponsor: On the Move Entertainment Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Want to be part of TWB's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Additional Support Provided By: Listeners, like you! Preston's Book: Dear Preston Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Production House: Flint Stone Media Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2022.
37:47 01/27/2022
13: Crafting an Atmosphere with Darren Olarsch
Preston is joined by one of his long-time friends, Darren Olarsch--an entertainment producer at the absolute top of the game! The Founder of New York-based On The Move Entertainment, Darren has been producing INCREDIBLE entertainment for events since 1993--collaborating with his clients on a level that few others do. And that commitment paired with his true passion for creating an unforgettable experience makes him deliver an atmosphere that reflects his clients' personalities and thrills ALL their guests’ senses! On this episode, Preston and Darren discuss what makes a great band, creating and immersive experience, their friendship over the years, Darrent's pandemic silver lining, and so much more! Listen in... Links & Resources: Link to Sound File for Visually Impaired: Click Here Host: Preston Bailey Guest: Event Producer Darren Olarsch, Founder of On the Move Entertainment | Follow Darren on Instagram (@OnTheMoveEvents) | Follow Darren on Facebook Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Title Sponsor: On the Move Entertainment Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Want to be part of TWB's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Additional Support Provided By: Listeners, like you! Preston's Book: Dear Preston Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Production House: Flint Stone Media Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2022.
29:10 01/13/2022
12: Business is Back, but Preston Wants to Know if You are Ready
Preston discusses the excitement that we are getting from clients as they begin to give us new business. However, he believes that safety isn't the only thing that needs to change post-COVID. As we begin to get more work, we need to reevaluate how we are pricing, negotiating, and finding team members. Listen in... Links & Resources: Host: Preston Bailey Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Want to be part of Preston's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Additional Support Provided By: FMI Farms (Use promo code "PBFMI" for a 10% discount!) Preston's Book: Dear Preston Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Production House: Flint Stone Media Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2021.
15:27 07/01/2021
11: Defining an Event Producer with Nadine Jervis--Creator of the Title
Today, Preston discusses how to produce a successful event that the client feels was worth the spend with the master of Event Production, Nadine Jervis. She has over 20 years experience making wedding fantasies come true. The Producer at Large at Preston Bailey, Nadine also continues to work with other globally renowned event designers like Norma Cohen, Marcy Blum, and Jeff Leatham. Nadine and Preston discuss how they literally created the title “Event Producer” before that was even a thing. And, they illustrate their experiences over the past years, including the good, the bad, and the ugly. We will even hear about the dry cleaning bills that resulted when guests suddenly experienced a wax mishap from the dinner candles. At the end, Nadine will share a few tips she has learned over time. Listen in... Links & Resources: Host: Preston Bailey Guest: Event Producer with Nadine Jervis Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Want to be part of Preston's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Additional Support Provided By: FMI Farms (Use promo code "PBFMI" for a 10% discount!) Preston's Book: Dear Preston Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Production House: Flint Stone Media Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2021.
50:30 06/10/2021
10: Learn from Preston’s Mentor of Over 40 Years, Celebrity Interior Designer Vicente Wolf
Preston and celebrity interior designer, Vicente Wolf, discuss how Vicente is the reason Preston touched his first flower. Vicente has advised  Preston throughout his over 40-year career. Learn about how they have kept relevant in their industries and continue to find inspiration--as well as practical tips on how to charge a client and presenting designs that sell. Listen in... Links & Resources: Host: Preston Bailey Guest: Celebrity Interior Designer Vicente Wolf | Follow Vicente on Instagram (@VicenteWolfDesigns) Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Want to be part of Preston's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers Production Direction and Support: Producer Jaime and the team at Flint Stone Media Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Additional Support Provided By: FMI Farms (Use promo code "PBFMI" for a 10% discount!) Preston's Book: Dear Preston Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2021.
65:03 05/27/2021
9: Mindy Weiss on Event Planning for the Kardashians, Plus Managing the Covid Crisis and Your Crew
Join Preston as he invites celebrity wedding planner and author of The Wedding Book, Mindy Weiss to the show. From Kim’s first birthday to her wedding to Kanye, we have Mindy to thank for the amazing Kardashian celebrations we follow on social media. Preston and Mindy discuss dealing with the pandemic, celebrities, and the one thing Mindy will not tolerate from a client. They talk through their team dynamics and how to deal with employees that become like family and those that move on for their own growth. Listen in... Links & Resources: Host: Preston Bailey Guest: Mindy Weiss | Follow Tracey on Instagram (@MindyWeiss) Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Want to be part of Preston's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers Production Direction and Support: Producer Jaime and the team at Flint Stone Media Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Additional Support Provided By: FMI Farms (Use promo code "PBFMI" for a 10% discount!) Preston's Book: Dear Preston Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2021.
50:31 05/13/2021
8: A Peek into Publicity with Publicist Tracey Jordan
Take a peek with Preston behind the publicity curtain with publicist-to-the-stars, Tracey Jordan. Tracey has represented quite the portfolio of clients, including the late Aretha Franklin. In this conversation, Tracey explains why hiring a publicist to work with you can be such an accelerator of your brand's growth. If you've ever considered hiring a publicist, Tracey and Preston will quickly uncover for you why NOW is the time to do it. Then, Tracey sheds light on her key advice for where to start your publicity process and how to get news outlets to bite. She generously shares so many tricks of the trade, such as how you can still get your work publicized--even for the most private of celebrity clients. Tracey truly knows the ins and outs of publicity and does not hold back.  Listen in.... Links & Resources: Link to Sound File for Visually Impaired: Click Here Host: Preston Bailey Guest: Publicist Tracey Jordan | Follow Tracey on Instagram (@TraceyJJordan) Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Want to be part of Preston's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers Production Direction and Support: Producer Jaime and the team at Flint Stone Media Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Additional Support Provided By: FMI Farms (Use promo code "PBFMI" for a 10% discount!) Preston's Book: Dear Preston Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2021.
41:47 04/22/2021
7: Taxes 101 with Specialist Zellerita McNight
Taxes. Taxes. Taxes! As the deadline looms for us all, Preston invites a tax specialist to answer ALL our questions--his niece, Zellerita McNight. Zell is an accomplished accountant and tax preparer who (as Preston himself puts it) REALLY knows her stuff. And, they will cover a LOT on this episode for you, starting with the tax differences you'll face based on the type of entity you establish your business as in the first place. Then, Preston and Zell discuss expense declarations, changes under the new administration, COVID impacts, how to avoid being audited, and so much more. And, Zellerita drops golden nuggets of information along the entire way to get you and YOUR business through tax season! Listen in.... Links & Resources: Link to Sound File for Visually Impaired: Click Here Host: Preston Bailey Guest: Tax Specialist Zellerita McNight Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Want to be part of Preston's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers Production Direction and Support: Producer Jaime and the team at Flint Stone Media Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Additional Support Provided By: FMI Farms (Use promo code "PBFMI" for a 10% discount!) Preston's Book: Dear Preston Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2021.
44:09 04/08/2021
6: Preston's 10 Commandments, Presented by FMI Farms
Today, Preston hits his Wise Old Man segment sweet spot - driving straight to the practical points of taking care of clients. These ten commandments for Preston have served as a solid foundation for both the growth of his business and for elevating the experience level for which he has become known. Listen to find which of these rules that he has set in stone for himself are going to be the next guideposts for YOUR event business. Then, Preston answers another wonderful listener question on a brand new Dear Preston segment--this time on the topic of breaking into the industry! Listen in to today's episode, presented by FMI Farms... Links & Resources: Link to Sound File for Visually Impaired: Click Here Host: Preston Bailey Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Launch Sponsor: FMI Farms (Special thanks to Michael Sanchez of Michael Sanchez Designs for lending his testimony today; use promo code "PBFMI" for a 10% discount!) Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Want to be part of Preston's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers Production Direction and Support: Producer Jaime and the team at Flint Stone Media Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Preston's Book: Dear Preston Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2021.
19:58 03/25/2021
5: Taking Care of My Clients, My Morning Routines, and My Friendships Across the Aisle, Presented by FMI Farms
In his first introduction to his Wise Old Man segment, Preston discusses some of his philosophies behind his approach to taking care of his clients. He shares his extrovert envy, while highlighting the advantage that being an introvert has given him in learning to listen for his clients' true needs. Often, that has made the difference in his business when handling clients who REALLY know what they want versus those who need help figuring their wants out. Preston also opens up about how his daily routine has kept him centered in a simpler life. In particular, he explains proactively setting aside time for two things: sequestering the negativity in his life, and making space for trial and error. Then, he answers the first ever Dear Preston listener question--this time on the topic of navigating politics in your event planning. Listen in... Links & Resources: Link to Sound File for Visually Impaired: Click Here Host: Preston Bailey Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Launch Sponsor: FMI Farms (Special thanks to Michael Sanchez of Michael Sanchez Designs for lending his testimony today; use promo code "PBFMI" for a 10% discount!) Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Want to be part of Preston's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers Production Direction and Support: Producer Jaime and the team at Flint Stone Media Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Preston's Book: Dear Preston Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2021.
27:07 03/11/2021
4: Get Legally Set with Your Creative Business' Contracts, Presented by FMI Farms
Tackle your creative business' contract woes with Preston's guest--New York-based creative business attorney and advisor, Kunbi Odubogun. She is the creator of Legally Set--an online template shop offering legally sound contract templates for entrepreneurs, event pros, and creative business owners. She and Preston dive into common contracts issues for creatives--including (and in particular, because of) how to structure your creative business' contracts in the time of a pandemic. Kunbi answers ALL kinds of questions from Preston on force majeure clauses, using retainers versus deposits, common contract mistakes, what "non-refundable" REALLY means, and so much more. Listen in.... Links & Resources: Link to Sound File for Visually Impaired: Click Here Host: Preston Bailey Guest: Attorney Kunbi Odubogun of Legally Set (Ready to download, easy to read, thoroughly drafted contracts for event professionals and creative entrepreneurs) Legally Set Templates of Particular Interest: For All Event Pros Event Planner Contract Event Planner Bundle Event Planning + Florist Combination Contract Event Planning + Florist Bundle Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Launch Sponsor: FMI Farms (Special thanks to Michael Sanchez of Michael Sanchez Designs for lending his testimony today; use promo code "PBFMI" for a 10% discount!) Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Want to be part of Preston's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers Production Direction and Support: Producer Jaime and the team at Flint Stone Media Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Preston's Book: Dear Preston Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2021.
52:20 02/25/2021
3: Preston's Therapist Peter Azrak on the Intersection of Addiction, Faith, and Success, Presented by FMI Farms
Climb inside Preston's mind as he is joined by someone who knows him best--his long-time therapist, Peter Azrak. Peter is a psychotherapist in private practice in New York City who specializes in bridging the gap between mental health and spirituality. Having earned Master's degrees in Religious Studies and Social Work, Peter has helped Preston through many of his life's twists, turns, ups, and downs. On this episode, Preston and Peter open up about why people seek therapy. Why do we wrap so much of our self worth into money? And, how do we go from being a creature of habit to a creature of change? They explore it all, including addiction, the drive for perfectionism, and how faith affects your outlook on one's mistakes and challenges. Listen in.... Links & Resources: Link to Sound File for Visually Impaired: Click Here Host: Preston Bailey Guest: Peter Azrak - Instagram | Photography | Book, Pulling Back the Future: A Therapist Finding His Way Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Launch Sponsor: FMI Farms (use promo code "PBFMI" for a 10% discount!) Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Want to be part of Preston's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers Production Direction and Support: Producer Jaime and the team at Flint Stone Media Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Preston's Book: Dear Preston Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2021.
36:06 02/11/2021
2: Marcy Blum on Success Through Vulnerability, Presented by FMI Farms
Join Preston as he invites his very first guest and longtime friend, Marcy Blum! Marcy is a New York City-based wedding and event planner. Sought after internationally, she has over 30 years of experience crafting events with sanity, humor, innovation, and style. Marcy creates events that stimulate the senses and awe guests with an attention to detail and flair for the unimaginable, while creating a seamless and enjoyable experience for clients. She has certainly earned being named one of the best planners in the world by various reputable publications, including Vogue, Weddings Magazine, Bazaar, and The New York Times Magazine. On this episode, Marcy and Preston get VERY personal, as they discuss how they have dealt with jealousy, keeping it real with others, and politics. Listen in.... Links & Resources: Link to Sound File for Visually Impaired: Click Here Host: Preston Bailey Guest: Marcy Blum of Marcy Blum Associates Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Launch Sponsor: FMI Farms (use promo code "PBFMI" for a 10% discount!) Mentioned in the Show: Engage Summits | Engage on Instagram Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Want to be part of Preston's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers Production Direction and Support: Producer Jaime and the team at Flint Stone Media Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Preston's Book: Dear Preston Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2021.
35:52 01/28/2021
1: Welcome to Stop and Smell the Roses with Preston Bailey, Presented by FMI Farms
Lifestyle and event design expert, Preston Bailey, is so excited to launch his podcast, Stop And Smell The Roses! Having worked with a variety of high-profile clients all over the world (including Oprah, Eva Longoria, Isaac Mizrahi, and Martha Stewart), Preston LOVES making his clients’ visions come to life in ways they never imagined--and, now he is sharing the magic behind that spirit through his new show! He's joined on his first episode by his producer, Andy Kushner, owner of The Wedding Biz Network and Host of his own podcast, The Wedding Biz. Preston and Andy talk about what you can expect from Stop And Smell The Roses and all the opportunities the show will bring YOU to gain more access to Preston and his wellspring of knowledge. Today's episode is presented by FMI Farms. Listen in... Links & Resources: Link to Sound File for Visually Impaired: Click Here Host: Preston Bailey Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Launch Sponsor: FMI Farms (use promo code "PBFMI" for a 10% discount!) Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Want to be part of Preston's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers Production Direction and Support: Producer Jaime and the team at Flint Stone Media Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Preston's Book: Dear Preston Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2021.
27:50 01/14/2021
Teaser Trailer for Stop and Smell the Roses
Lifestyle and event design expert Preston Bailey reveals how his focus on personal growth has been the root of his professional success, answering your questions along the way. Not only will he share the secrets, tools, and technologies behind his extraordinary ability to transform spaces into theatrical environments; you’ll also discover more about the man behind the magic. Learn the methods of meditation, mindfulness, and self-discovery Preston uses that can help you find the balance you’ve been searching for in your own creative endeavors. Preston will welcome to the show some of the many notable celebrity clients he has worked with, along with members of the PB team. These conversations will illustrate how they helped Preston bring their clients’ wedding and event dreams from plans on paper to an experience full of life for all the senses. With each episode, he will take you beyond just a deep dive into design and toward a journey to grow yourself right along with your business. Take a moment to nurture your growth! Links & Resources: Link to Sound File for Visually Impaired: Click Here Host: Preston Bailey Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com Launch Sponsor: FMI Farms Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment! Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcast, The Wedding Biz Production Direction and Support: Producer Jaime and the team at Flint Stone Media Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey Preston's Book: Dear Preston Join Preston: Preston Bailey Live Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann -- Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2021.
03:00 01/07/2021