March 19th, 2021 | Season 5 | 25 mins 17 secs
customer experience, design, intuition, nested spaces, whitney vredenburgh
In this episode, Sean sits down with Whitney Vredenburgh, CEO at Nested Spaces. They dive into why Whitney started her company. They go deeper into her experiences being an entrepreneurial woman. Whitney shares insights on how women can and should start a company. Whitney's calm, kind vibe shows in her tone and is represented in her passions to help her customers.
Episode 91: The Digital Product's Life is the Customer Experience. Build the Right Thing and Building the Thing Right.
March 19th, 2021 | Season 5 | 39 mins 38 secs
customer experience, design, digital products, innovatemap, messaging, mike reynolds, product design, product messaging, product technology, technology
In this episode, Sean sits down with Mike Reynolds, CEO at Innovatemap. They dive into how Mike started the company and how the customer landscape has changed. Hint: Digital products are not exclusively for the tech scene. They go deeper into how Mike's company has adapted well to digital innovation and the workplace. Mike goes deeper on new digital trends but the importance of keeping customer experience as a primary focus in product messaging, design, and technology. Mike's enthusiasm about digital products and his team is evident of Innovatemap's success and how passion can come success.
February 5th, 2021 | Season 4 | 25 mins 5 secs
creative mornings, customer experience, design, marketing, ryan hunley, second street creative
In this episode, Sean sits down with Ryan Hunley, owner and art director at Second Street Creative. They dive into why Ryan started Second Street and how that led to establishing Creative Mornings Indianapolis Chapter. They go deeper into how Ryan builds community through storytelling. Ryan shares insights on how to develop your concept of identity and how develop that entrepreneurial drive. Ryan's chill, fresh vibe shows in his tone and is represented in his passions and focuses.
October 23rd, 2020 | Season 4 | 39 mins 53 secs
avex designs, customer experience, design, dtc brands, ecommerce, john surdakowski, shopify plus, shopify plus partner
In this episode, Sean sits down with John Surdakowski, founder of Avex Designs. They dive into how John's career path on how he ended up starting a Shopify Plus Partner agency. They go deeper into the unique marketing challenges eCommerce and direct to consumer (DTC) brands have before and post COVID. John also gives some great insight on how brands should be winning over consumer with marrying digital with a personal experience.
Episode 67: Understanding the Customer Journey Through Your Design and Technology - Customizing the Journey While Systematizing
October 23rd, 2020 | Season 4 | 25 mins 2 secs
chip wade, customer experience, design, digital interactive technology, marketing tech, marketing technology, martech, technology, wade works creative
In this episode, Sean sits down with Chip Wade, owner and lead designer at Wade Works Creative. They dive into Chip's unique background with mechanical engineering and how that has transformed his company's unique value add to customers. They do deeper into the future of digital interactive technology and how that is transforming the home experience. Chip shares what his tech can do and how aligning that with the right messaging helps customers.
November 1st, 2019 | Season 3 | 20 mins 46 secs
collabo creative, design, design thinking, terri wada
In this episode, Sean sits down with Terri Wada, President of Collabo Creative, a Service Design company that partners with service-conscious organizations desiring to create exemplary customer experiences and grow customer loyalty. They dive into what is Design Thinking. They go deeper into design thinking steps and practical examples.
September 7th, 2018 | Season 2 | 31 mins 41 secs
branding chicks, design, marketing design, marketing strategy, nakita pope
In this episode, Sean sits down with Nakita Pope, Chief Chick and primary brand strategist of Branding Chicks. They dive into how teaching at the Creative Circus parallels to real life design work. Nakita explains how good design is about what the customer needs and not what the customer wants. Design reveals companies need to improve their brand experience.
August 17th, 2018 | Season 2 | 29 mins 27 secs
andrew curtis, b2b marketing, b2c marketing, brand marketing, branding, design, marketing strategy
In this episode, Sean sits down with Andrew Curtis, president and creative of Fuel VM. They dive into why B2C and B2B companies have problems targeting customers. Andrew goes deeper explaining companies have flaws when coming up with messaging and design. He goes onto explain what his company's process is to fix it. Surprise. Surprise. Its roots back to marketing strategy and how to connect with people.
July 27th, 2018 | Season 2 | 30 mins 20 secs
design, johnathan grzybowski, penji
In this episode, Sean sits down with Johnathan Grzybowski, co-founder of Penji. They dive into why Johnathan started Penji. He goes deeper into why connecting an underserved market with great people not able to find jobs. Johnathan goes onto explain why companies should be and market themselves as social conscious organizations.
June 15th, 2018 | Season 2 | 25 mins 16 secs
branding, branding agency, branding language, brands, design, design language, design tech product, marketing tech, marketing technology, martech, tailor brands, yali saar
In this episode, Sean sits down with Yali Saar, CEO and Co-Founder of Algorithmic Branding Agency Tailor Brands, and talk about how to market a design tech/SaaS product and how to teach computers how to design products making it easier for the end customer with a great design. Yali and Sean dive deeper on how to combine computer learning with human interaction to build a community, Small Biz Nation.