Jar of Genius
Welcome to Jar of Genius with your host, Russ Perry. This is the podcast where we uncover the strategies and mindsets of today's most innovative creative leaders. Get actionable insights on groundbreaking business models, successful campaigns, and the cutting-edge tech that's changing the game. Learn how to build a thriving creative business in this fast-paced world.
Creativity, Fear, and "Aha Moments" with Ivonne Kinser of Vantage Creative Group
June 13, 2024 • 30 MIN
In this episode of Jar of Genius, host Russ Perry is joined by Ivonne Kinser, Founder and CEO of Vantage Creative Group. Ivonne is a marketing leader in the creative industry. Discover her incredible journey in the marketing world, including her role as the marketing director for Avocados from Mexico. Uncover the power of overcoming fear in creativity and how Yvonne's book, "Think," empowers individuals to embrace their unique ideas. Be inspired by Yvonne's next big project, a design by a subscription company, and connect with her on LinkedIn and other social media platforms.
Dare to Climb with Marc Hodulich of 29029 Everesting
May 30, 2024 • 38 MIN
In this episode of Jar of Genius, host Russ Perry is joined by Marc Hodulich, Co-Founder and CEO of 29029 Everesting. Together, they dive into 29029 Everesting's ultra-endurance events that push your limits and redefine what you're capable of. Marc shares the transformative power of endurance sports, the importance of knowing when to quit, and how 29029 Everesting keeps inspiring personal growth and adventure.
From a Dorm Room Startup to a Global Business with Olivia Luciani of Laced By Liv
May 16, 2024 • 30 MIN
In this episode of Jar of Genius, host Russ Perry is joined by Olivia Luciani, Owner of Laced By Liv. Together, they dive into Olivia's journey from college painting shoes to working with big companies and creating custom designs on a global scale. She also talks about her commitment to quality and attention to detail and the importance of maintaining excellence in business growth.
Rocking the Fitness World with Roger Martin of RockBox Fitness Franchise
May 2, 2024 • 46 MIN
In this episode of Jar of Genius, host Russ Perry is joined by Roger Martin, Co-Founder and CEO of the RockBox Fitness Franchise and beem Light Sauna. Together, they delve into Roger's inspiring journey from the pharmaceutical industry to entrepreneurship. Roger shares how his passion for health, fitness, and music led him to create a unique brand that combines the exhilaration of live music concerts with the excitement of working out. Additionally, he discusses the challenges and successes of running a fitness studio franchise during the COVID-19 pandemic, adapting by providing customized online nutrition plans and workouts for their members.
The Art of Solo Success: Building a Million-Dollar Design Empire from Scratch
April 18, 2024 • 30 MIN
In this episode of Jar of Genius, host Russ Perry is joined by Brett Williams, Founder of Designjoy. Together, they unpack the secrets behind building a successful solo venture, the challenges of innovating within a saturated market, and the future of design entrepreneurship. Discover how Brett combined the benefits of traditional agencies and freelancing to create a one-man agency that offers affordable and reliable design services, as well as the impact of AI on the creative industry.
Jar of Genius Trailer
April 16, 2024 • 3 MIN
Welcome to the Jar of Genius podcast by Design Pickle. Hosted by Russ Perry, in each episode, we'll explore the minds and stories of innovative leaders and companies who have paved the way and are shaping the future for creative businesses around the world. Search for Jar of Genius on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or your favorite podcast platform, and be sure to follow us to never miss an episode. And, of course, don't forget: creativity is your secret strategic weapon.
CreaTech | Episode 11 (Ft. Dan Martell, SAAS Academy)
January 5, 2024 • 34 MIN
Powered by Design Pickle, hosted by Russ Perry, this exciting, nerdy podcast shines a spotlight on the intersection of creativity and technology! Today's guest is Dan Martell, Founder & CEO of SaaS Academy, the largest SaaS coaching program in the world. Aside from being a successful serial Entrepreneur, Dan is also an Investor, Coach and Author of the best selling book, Buy Back Your Time. In this episode, Dan spills the tea (er, pickle juice) on how the landscape for SaaS businesses like Design Pickle is changing, sharing his theories for how the size and makeup of today's SaaS businesses have evolved (and why), to the tools and creative thinking that have helped them scale and thrive in a apocalyptic (read: COVID) world. To follow Dan Martell, connect with him on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dmartell
CreaTech | Episode 10 (Ft. Chris Ronzio, Trainual)
December 15, 2023 • 38 MIN
Powered by Design Pickle, hosted by Russ Perry, this exciting, nerdy podcast shines a spotlight on the intersection of creativity and technology! Today's guest is Chris Ronzio, Founder & CEO of Trainual. Trainual helps companies like Design Pickle systemize the onboarding process.  Chris dives into the importance of mastering this fundamental practice within your business to maintain quality and consistency as it scales. In this episode, Chris and Russ talk about their favorite technology and tools that advance the way people work, as well as their shared mindset of cultivating innovation during their 20+ years of entrepreneurship.  To follow Chris Ronzio, connect with him on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrisronzio  
CreaTech Episode 9 | (Ft. Jason Fried, Basecamp)
December 1, 2023 • 32 MIN
On #CreaTech episode 9, Russ Perry, CEO & Founder of Design Pickle, is joined by Jason Fried, Founder & CEO at 37signals (makers of Basecamp and HEY). Jason is an OG in technology thought leadership, as well as a self-proclaimed non-serial entrepreneur and serial author. In this episode, Jason shares his hot takes on which roles AI will impact hardest, why not to chase trends (and be yourself), and how saying has changed his life and created success for him. To follow Jason Fried, connect with him on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jason-fried
CreaTech Episode 8 | (Ft. Ryan Narod, MutinyHQ)
November 17, 2023 • 36 MIN
Powered by Design Pickle, hosted by Russ Perry, this exciting, nerdy podcast shines a spotlight on the intersection of creativity and technology! Today's guest is Ryan Narod, Head of Marketing for MutinyHQ! As users of Mutiny's platform, Design Pickle's marketing team knows first-hand how powerful a conversion optimization tool like this can be. MutinyHQ leverages technology and creativity to create personalized web experiences.Listen in as Ryan and Russ talk about the vast possibilities of leveraging data (technology) with personalized experiences (creative design) in our ever-evolving landscape. To follow Ryan Narod, connect with him on LinkedIn:  linkedin.com/in/ryannarod
CreaTech Episode 7 | (Ft. Gourav Pani, GoDaddy)
October 6, 2023 • 36 MIN
Powered by Design Pickle, hosted by Russ Perry, this exciting, nerdy podcast shines a spotlight on the intersection of creativity and technology. If you leverage, make, or sell creativity or technology, you won’t want to miss this monthly deep dive full of unfettered opinions from pros and spicy data-backed trends! In today's episode of #createch, @RussPerry is joined by @GoDaddy's Gourav Pani, the President of US Independents and former VP of Marketing Technology! The two creative technologists cover a wide range of current technology and marketing hot topics, including how GoDaddy's team set out to build full-fledged websites in under a minute (as if doing it in under 90 minutes was not impressive enough!), and what his team is working on now. To follow Gourav Pani, connect with him on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gouravpani
CreaTech Episode 6 | (Ft. Erik Mansur, Ziflow)
September 22, 2023 • 39 MIN
Powered by Design Pickle, hosted by Russ Perry, this exciting, nerdy podcast shines a spotlight on the intersection of creativity and technology! Today's guest is none other than a proven leader in the product marketing world! He was the VP of Product Marketing for Crayon and is currently the head of Product Marketing for Ziflow! We have the one, the only, we have Mr. Erik Mansur joining us on CreaTech!  Listen in as Erik and Russ go over the challenges of Product Marketing and how tools and strategies can help market both B2B and B2C customers in regards to products!  To follow Erik, connect with him on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erikmansur
CreaTech Episode 5 | (Ft. Rob Morris, Design Pickle)
September 8, 2023 • 31 MIN
Powered by Design Pickle, hosted by Russ Perry, this exciting, nerdy podcast shines a spotlight on the intersection of creativity and technology! Today's guest is none other than Design Pickle's very own VP of Creative Operations, Rob Morris! Rob has an extensive career that ranges from his time in the US Army as a Troop Fire Support Officer to companies like Sears Holdings Corporation, to Crate and Barrel, and eventually to Design Pickle itself! Listen in as Rob and Russ go over over topics like managing in-house creative teams to creative tools that revolutionizing the creative operations industry! To follow Rob, connect with him on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/robertmorris72
CreaTech Episode 4 | (Ft. Luke Miler, DCNY)
August 25, 2023 • 38 MIN
Powered by Design Pickle, hosted by Russ Perry, this exciting, nerdy podcast shines a spotlight on the intersection of creativity and technology!! Luke has an extensive career of founding companies like DCNY, Daillly; and co-founding companies like Vivio World and Capricom Interactive! Luke brings well over twenty years of experience to the table in regards to entrepreneurship, business, and overcoming creativity blocks with the use of developing technology! Feel free to follow Luke on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/lukemiler
CreaTech Episode 3 | (Ft. Arjun Sahdev, Pictory)
August 11, 2023 • 41 MIN
Powered by Design Pickle, hosted by Russ Perry, this exciting, nerdy podcast shines a spotlight on the intersection of creativity and technology! Today's guest is none other than the Head of Creative at Pictory himself, Arjun Sahdev! Arjun has well over a decade of experience in the creative industry as a creative lead, from companies like McCann Worldgroup to Portl, Arjun has vast knowledge in design and creativity.  Feel free to check out Pictory: https://pictory.ai  Make sure to follow Arjun, connect with him on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aksahdev
CreaTech Episode 2 | (Ft. Julia McCoy, Content at Scale)
July 28, 2023 • 39 MIN
Powered by Design Pickle, hosted by Russ Perry, this exciting, nerdy podcast shines a spotlight on the intersection of creativity and technology. If you leverage, make, or sell creativity or technology, you won’t want to miss this monthly deep dive full of unfettered opinions from pros and spicy data-backed trends! Today's guest is none other than the President of Content at Scale herself, Julia McCoy! She is the author of 8 books, and also known as the Content Hacker and the Content Queen by ChatGPT! Content Hacker Feel free to follow Julia McCoy, connect with her on LinkedIn:: linkedin.com/in/juliaemccoy
CreaTech Episode 1 | (Ft. Karen Hite, Hite Digital)
July 14, 2023 • 40 MIN
Powered by Design Pickle, hosted by Russ Perry, this exciting, nerdy podcast shines a spotlight on the intersection of creativity and technology! Today's guest is the Co-Founder of Hite Digital; an Experienced Salesforce Administrator with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. Skilled in systems such as High Level, Hubspot, Ontraport, Vanilla Soft, and more! To follow Karen Hite, connect with her on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/karen-hite-43909336
Welcome To CreaTech! A Creativity & Technology Podcast!
July 7, 2023 • 2 MIN
Powered by Design Pickle, hosted by Russ Perry, this exciting, nerdy podcast shines a spotlight on the intersection of creativity and technology. If you leverage, make, or sell creativity or technology, you won’t want to miss this monthly deep dive full of unfettered opinions from pros and spicy data-backed trends! For more information on upcoming episodes, show notes and future guests, follow us at: https://designpickle.com/createch/Also, in need of creative services? Design Pickle is YOUR creative easy button! Design Pickle is an on-demand creative services platform, enabling thousands of businesses around the world to scale their creative content.Powered by a global subscription workforce and custom-built technology, Design Pickle offers graphic design, custom illustrations, presentation design, and motion graphic services at a flat rate. To learn more about what you can create with Design Pickle, visit www.designpickle.com. Follow us on: • Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/designpickle • Twitter at https://twitter.com/designpickle • Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/designpickle