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What Makes Someone An Expert With Chris Do

9/16/2019
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There are so many influencers out there. Anyone can have a website, anyone can write a book or publish an article. How do you know who to trust? Do you know who to listen to? Do you wonder what makes someone able to call themselves an expert? Episode 313. Aired September 11, 2019. This week we have my friend, Chris Do back on the show talking about this very thing. What does it take to become an expert? What kinds of things should I look at to determine if this person and their experience or...

Duration:01:14:37

Fighting for Literacy with Thomas Jockin

9/8/2019
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Episode 312. Airs September 4, 2019. This week we have a returning guest, Thomas Jockin. Thomas is an educator, a lover of type, and a practitioner (he creates fonts). He has been working on a very interesting project that is helping fight for literacy in a new way. He was hired by Educational Therapist, Bonnie Shaver-Troup, to create a variable font which allows each person to set the spacing of the words. Then he got Google to fund the project. We will talk about how he got this project...

Duration:01:11:53

Niching & the Inner Battle a Rapid Recharge

9/2/2019
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Episode 311. Aired August 28, 2019. at 2:30pm ET / 11:30am PT. . Tips on Crushing Your Inner Critic, especially when it comes to niching down. . Am I good enough to niche in it? . Will there be people who will laugh and poke fun at me because I am claiming I am a _________? . Are you saying to yourself, I am no expert, there are so many people smarter than me in this area? . If any of these sound familiar then this episode is going to hit home. I hope it will encourage you to push through...

Duration:00:44:03

Building A Personal Brand With Tom Ross

8/25/2019
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Is it important to build a personal brand? Do you have to create a community while you are building that brand? Does a company need to have a face to their name/logo? Is it important that design firms, agencies, or freelancers create a face to their business? Does everyone need a personal brand? How have you been able to commit so much time to this while working your regular job? Episode 310. Aired August 20, 2019. Connect with Tom: https://linktr.ee/tomrossmedia Instagram:...

Duration:01:19:16

Kelly Johnson—Out Of The Vacuum

8/20/2019
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Have you ever felt like you were doing the same design style over and over? As you look at your recent work can you see growth with in the last 3 months? Have you felt cut off from the rest of the design world and your creative juices are feeling the strain? Do you work inHouse and you make up the creative / marketing department? Episode 309. Aired August 14, 2019. If you have felt like this you are not alone. This week's guest, my friend Kelly Johnson, a designer and illustrator from Utah,...

Duration:01:25:31

A Comic Book Artist Passionate About Science & History With André Caetano

8/10/2019
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Episode 308. Aired August 7, 2019. Do you want to know how you can make a living drawing comics? Do you want to learn about how finding a niche audience has been key to André's success? Do you want to learn about some marketing techniques for in-person and on-line? André Caetano is a comic book artist, an illustrator, and a designer. He is also an entrepreneur and is from Portugal. He is a long-time member of the Design Recharge Family and I am honored to feature him this week. He is the son...

Duration:01:25:48

Get Plugged In—Rapid Recharge

7/31/2019
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Episode 307. Aired July 24, 2019. If you want to APPLY for the PowerStation mastermind-style group go here: https://rechargingyou.com/powerstation/ After the survey last week, I have a feeling this mastermind-style group I've created is going to reach you where you're at. I am excited to have Dustin Lee on the show for a brief testimonial too. I am also going to talk to you about some other goals that have been reached in the time the beta group has had together. Go to http://bit.ly/dr-list...

Duration:00:59:25

Is This 4 You? // Rapid Recharge

7/20/2019
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Episode 306. Aired July 17, 2019 https://rechargingyou.com/coaching/powerstation/what-you-want-in-a-group/ Do you know what your niche is? Do you know what direction you are going in your business or career? Have you considered throwing in the towel? Does anyone hold you accountable to the goals you have set for yourself? Do you know how to set SMART goals? Do you have a group of creatives that show up for you each week, hold you accountable, and encourage you in your business adventures? I...

Duration:00:51:18

Bringing Shine to Design with Derrick Castle

7/15/2019
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Aired, May 21, 2014. Episode 94 Derrick Castle has a growing design and art business. Find out how Derrick got interested in printmaking and how he has grown his business and his client list. Find out what he does for research when creating brands. Check out Derrick on Instagram at @strawcastle Back when I started, Design Recharge on a platform called Spreecast. I fell in love with the format but had to pay for each episode if I wanted to download it. I paid the monthly fee to keep all...

Duration:01:09:04

Design History III With Mandy Horton

7/13/2019
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Graphic Design History, Design History, Visual Communication, Design in the 20th Century, 21st Century design, David Carson, Paul Rand, Saul Bass, motion graphics, design education Episode 305. Aired on Thursday, June 27, 2019. Do you want to learn more about Design History? Do you know how to use design history in your execution today? How do you connect design history to your design process? How can you use inspiration from past designers on your designs for clients now? Design History is...

Duration:01:33:05

Design History II With Mandy Horton

7/9/2019
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Graphic Design History, Design History, Visual Communication, Design in the Industrial Revolution, Constructivist Design, Bauhaus, design education Episode 304. Aired on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Do you want to learn more about Design History? Do you know how to use design history in your execution today? How do you connect design history to your design process? How can you use inspiration from past designers on your designs for clients now? Design History is different than art history....

Duration:01:31:12

Design History I With Mandy Horton

7/9/2019
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Graphic Design History, Design History, Egyptians, Beginning of Visual Communication, Cave Paintings, Birth of Design, Birth of Visual Communication Episode 303. Aired on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Do you want to learn more about Design History? Do you know how to use design history in your execution today? How do you connect design history to your design process? How can you use inspiration from past designers on your designs for clients now? Design History is different than art history. Agree...

Duration:01:24:33

An Illustrators Multiple Income Streams With Drew Pocza

6/23/2019
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Have you ever wanted to focus on one thing but weren’t sure how to do it? Do you know who your ideal audience is? Have you explored different revenue streams for your focus skill, your superpower? Do you want to know how a successful illustrator, has made illustration his full time gig for over 20 years? Episode 302. Aired June 19, 2019. This week I am excited to have Drew Pocza on, Drew is an incredible illustrator with a super fun and cute style. He has found a niche and found clients...

Duration:01:11:30

Illustrator Turned Strategist With Sean Ferguson

6/23/2019
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Have you ever thought you knew your “thing” then it had to change because the industry shifted or the work dried up or changed? Have you ever embraced change even though it meant reinventing yourself and how people identified you? Have you ever put strategy before a passion? Do you love branding and managing a brand? Episode 301. Aired Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Can’t wait for this week with this guy!!! Sean Ferguson @inkstatic Often designers turn into illustrators and lots of illustrators...

Duration:01:21:21

The Other F Word with Jeremy Slagle

6/15/2019
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Episode 300. Aired Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Jeremy Slagle is one of my friends who is a huge inspiration to me. Then I learn something about him that makes his story even more powerful and more inspiring. When you don’t think that is possible, well guess what it is! Let me tell you a little about what we will talk about tomorrow: Have you ever wondered if you can go out on your own? Do you struggle calling yourself a design firm when you feel like a lonely freelancer? Do you struggle with...

Duration:01:21:06

Leaning Into Uncomfort Part 2

6/11/2019
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Is there an unpaved path ahead of you that you have to trailblaze? Are you pioneering a new adventure? Are you scared, afraid, or dealing with imposter syndrome? Are you unsure about your purpose, your meaning, your superpower? Do you vacillate between chaos and order? Does one of them scare you more than other does? Is your world wrapped into chaos or order so much people are afraid to get close, or ruffle feathers? Can you Measure what you are doing or is what you are trying to do too big...

Duration:00:55:00

Leaning Into Uncomfort Part 1

5/28/2019
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You know when your gut gives you a direction but you don’t know why? Ever been afraid to follow where your heart seems to be leading you? Are you sure you should trust your gut? Has it ever led you astray? When something is scary do you lean in and go for it or do you put your hands up and go the other direction? Are you a Shark, a Tuna, or a Dolphin? Tune in tomorrow to hear about how leaning into the scary parts has been rewarding and anxiety-ridden, but I am able to help more people by...

Duration:00:49:39

Creative Podcasters Unite

5/22/2019
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Do you want to know what has helped me network the most online? Talking to creatives every week about what they are doing. Do you want to know how to make more friends within an industry? Do you desire to increase your knowledge about a subject matter? If you answered yes, then this episode is for you. Episode 297. Aired May 15, 2019. This week I am excited to have some long-time friends on the show: Carlos Gomez (Sketchzone Podcast), Dustin Lee (Passive Income for Designers & The Honest...

Duration:01:16:30

Kyle Courtright // Why Branding is my Niche

5/12/2019
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Do you know how to niche down? Do you know how to find what your superpower is? Do you know how to find clients who need this niche? Do you want to know how to find more clients? Do you struggle with optimizing your site and getting organic leads to your site? . If you answered yes to any of these questions this episode is for you. This week I will be interviewing Kyle Courtright. Kyle is the founder of LogoWave (his side project), a branding specialist, and a design entrepreneur. Tune in to...

Duration:01:10:05

Lisa Quine - The Social Media Opportunity

5/8/2019
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Do you know how to track your progress on social media? On Instagram? Do you know how to “work” the algorithm? When you pivot in your career how does that affect your social media following? Or your audience? What is the best tactic to use on social media? Do you struggle with social media taking over your life? Do you play the social media game, likes for likes, not overliking something/someone, keeping follower count higher than following count? How to understand and replicate your best...

Duration:01:09:58