Aaron and Terry will be turning over their microphones again to a panel of women in decorating. Kristine Shreve will lead the conversation on inspiring more women to become entrepreneurs in the garment/product decorating industry. Tune in for tips on getting started from women who have preceded you into this business.
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Our regular listeners know this, but 2 Regular Guys are all about garment decorating, a bit of fun, and no rants or lectures or selling. We are not doing this for our employers, but rather for our industry. Since February 2013, The 2 Regular Guys have been the first and the most listened to garment decorating industry podcast on this planet! We are humbled by all of you tuning in each week. We work hard to bring you information that will make your business better, and our industry better. Take a look at our incredible weekly guest list and you’ll understand where this industry goes for news, interviews and the heartbeat of garment decorating. Thanks for listening!
Christopher De Michele reached out after our last show to say he heard the story of the 2 yr old not being allowed on a plane without a mask. He said it might be interesting for us to share a NEW COVID Picture Book and link with our listeners. Basically it talks to kids about wearing masks. If you print masks, we have a link on LinkedIn to the book: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/covid-themed-picture-books-donna-marie/
ST Media Group International Acquired by SmartWork Media – SmartWork Media and ST Media Group International (ST Media) yesterday announced the sale of ST Media Group International and all related assets to SmartWork Media, a leading U.S. business-to-business content provider. The acquisition of the ST Media brands is a strategic initiative to integrate the intellectual property of both organizations to create a more dynamic media company that is well positioned to meet the evolving needs of marketers in each respective industry.
Aaron: Next Decorators Community party is TONIGHT. 7 PM Central Time 2regularguys.com/party/
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Dad Joke: What was left after the cheese factory blew up?
Inspiring Women to Start Their Own Business
Q1: What inspired you to start your business?
Q2: How do we reach more women with information about becoming an entrepreneur?
Q3: How do we present a realistic picture of what it’s like to run a business, both as a solo business owner and as a female business owner?
Q4: What’s the one thing you wish someone had told you when you were starting?
Q5: How important do you think finding/having a mentor is when starting a business? (Side note, was reading about reasons why women don’t start businesses, lack of a mentor was cited as one reason.)
Q6: Multiple articles I read claim that the number one reason women don’t start businesses is fear or lack of confidence. Do you agree with that conclusion?
Q7: Lack of role models or mentors was another reason often cited for why women don’t start businesses. How do we make more female role models and mentors available?
Q8: Do you think it’s harder for women to get funding to start a business than it is for men?
Q9: Have you had any difficulty balancing family and work-life as a business owner? Do you think expectations in this area are different for women than they are for men?
Q10: Do you think women starting businesses often get stereotyped as “MLM” or “hobbyist” businesses instead of being taken seriously?
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Atlas Chicago November 14-15– Cancelled
NBM Indianapolis – June 11-13, 2020– Canceled Impressions Expo Baton Rouge – June 18-20, 2020– Canceled NBM Richmond – July 17-18, 2020– Canceled DAX Tinley Park (Chicago) – August 7-8, 2020– Canceled NBM Long Beach – August 13-15, 2020– Canceled Impressions Expo Ft. Worth – August 28-30, 2020– Canceled Impressions Expo Orlando – September 10-12, 2020– Canceled Sublimation Summit – September 10-12, 2020– Canceled NBM Cleveland – September 25-26, 2020– Canceled ASI Chicago – September 30-October 1 (was July 21-23, 2020)– Canceled Impressions Expo Atlantic City – October 8-10, 2020– Canceled Printing United Atlanta – October 21-23. 2020– Canceled NBM Charlotte – November 5-6, 2020– Canceled
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