Preston Konrad (brand builder, entrepreneur, fashion maven & fellow podcaster) wears a dozen hats and all of them go back to storytelling. He has worked for some of the biggest names in fashion, started his own agency, launched a home collection, and the list keeps going.
Preston and I talk about the ups and downs of branching out on our own, share some pro tips in branding, and discuss how to stay creative every day.
Conversation Highlights Include: 01:30 - Telling a Story From Personal Experience 03:51 - What Can You Do When Your Curiosity Is Never-Ending? 05:36 - What Can You Do to Avoid Burnout? 06:16 - Importance of Being a Morning Person 07:29 - How Being a Morning Person Helps You in Life 08:55 - Time Management and Creativity Strategies for Productivity 09:46 - What to Use on Promotional Photos? 10:33 - Can You Subtly Show Your Talent and Impress Clients 10:40 - Finding Inspiration in the Work of Other Content Producers 11:23 - Launching a Successful Business During the Pandemic 13:27 - Importance of having a calendar for your business 14:19 - Discovering True Happiness In the Internet Age 16:12 - Spending $0 on Ads Online, Does it Work? 17:34 - Why Use a Detailed Calendar in Your Business? 19:06 - Do You Know How Your Ical Would Describe You? 20:50 - Pivotal Moments in Your Life, Have You Had It? 22:30 - When to Get Up and Leave Your Shitty Job 23:25 - Establishing Your Network From Previous Job Experiences
01:09 - 01:13 “Were lean, were mean, were better, were leaner and we’re cheaper” - Preston Konrad