Series: Vendor Relations

DEALING WITH THE DIFFICULT AND HOW TO COME OUT ON TOP: Episode 170

In an industry built by reputation, how you come out of a difficult situation says so much about you and your business. And we all know that the wedding industry definitely has its fair share of difficult! Difficult clients, difficult situations, or even difficult vendor partners, can make producing “perfect” events for a living no…

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MICROAGGRESSIONS YOU DIDN’T EVEN KNOW ABOUT – Episode 166

The Black Lives Matter movement certainly is not new. But the recent deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor have finally brought racial injustice, prejudice and systematic racism to the forefront of America discussions. While the This Week In Weddings podcast is generally about the business of weddings, the awareness to inequality is everybody’s…

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HOW TO WORK WITH A WEDDING PLANNER – Episode 141

Wedding planners are a great source of wedding referrals and can be a perfect conduit to repeat business. But how do you get on a wedding planner’s preferred list? And even more importantly, how do you stay on that list? In this week’s episode of This Wee

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THE POWER OF YOUR LANGUAGE AND HOW IT CAN TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS – Episode 139

We communicate every single hour of every single day, but have you ever given thought to how the words that we use shape people’s perception of you? In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with wedding planner Renée D

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WORK HARD AND BE NICE TO PEOPLE – Episode 125

It sounds so simple and obvious – Work hard and be nice to people. But it’s not always as easy as it sounds. If you don’t know your “why” or simply not finding your own joy, these two things can be a challenge to do on a daily business. In this week’s e

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THE KEY TO ACHIEVING LONGEVITY IN THE EVENTS INDUSTRY – Episode 112

Most small businesses fizzle before hitting their five year anniversary, and the wedding industry is no different. With vendors coming and going, how do you become one of the more tenured folks that sticks around and continues to thrive? In this week’s ep

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GIVING WITHOUT THE EXPECTATION OF GETTING – Episode 77

Getting ahead in business isn’t instantaneous, and sometimes you have to get your foot in the door by giving selflessly. In this episode of This Week In Weddings, we’re SO EXCITED to chat with Lance Panton, who has made it his business to give without the

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A HEALTHY APPROACH TO COMPETITION – Episode 72

When you run a small business, it’s only natural to look around and see what your colleagues are up to. But do you have a healthy approach to competition? In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with a wedding industry

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FOSTERING COMMUNITY OVER COMPETITION – Episode 20

Featuring Natalie Franke, co-founder of The Rising Tide Society, this episode of This Week in Weddings explores the movement of fostering community over competition and building your tribe.

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ETIQUETTE IN BUSINESS AND EVENTS – Episode 14

Featuring Julian Leaver, owner of The Dapper Diplomat, this episode of This Week in Weddings discusses basic principals of etiquette for the event industry, including before, during, and after an event.

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