100 episodes

Are you ready to open up about all things business!? I’m Crystal Vilkaits, a curious entrepreneur who LOVES talking about business, especially over a glass of wine. I started Crystal Uncorked to share open and honest conversations about my journey, and talk to other entrepreneurs about their experiences. We pull back the curtain and talk about the highs…AND the lows. Wine isn’t required, but is recommended. This is Crystal Uncorked.🍷 

Crystal Uncorked Crystal Vilkaitis

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Are you ready to open up about all things business!? I’m Crystal Vilkaits, a curious entrepreneur who LOVES talking about business, especially over a glass of wine. I started Crystal Uncorked to share open and honest conversations about my journey, and talk to other entrepreneurs about their experiences. We pull back the curtain and talk about the highs…AND the lows. Wine isn’t required, but is recommended. This is Crystal Uncorked.🍷 

    Making A Difficult Decision About Crystal Uncorked

    Making A Difficult Decision About Crystal Uncorked

    It’s episode 100!I remember starting this podcast like it was yesterday. I was so excited. I had been wanting to do it for years and we finally did it. And then people gave me feedback and they loved it and they were tuning in and it was just so fun. And then it got challenging and I took a couple of breaks. And recently I have been thinking about where we going with this show and what are we doing. I've had a lot of people ask me what does success look like for CU and what its purpose?T...

    • 7 min
    Molding My Mindset Using A Word of the Year

    Molding My Mindset Using A Word of the Year

    The word of the year is something that so many people do. The idea is that you pick a word and commit to it throughout the year, it's your theme. The goal is that you're going to put more of a spotlight and an effort on that word to enhance your life, create change, and build upon something that you're trying to achieve.In today’s episode, I reflect on my word of the year from 2023. And talk about how I chose my word of the year for 2024 (because I had two really good words to pick from!) But...

    • 13 min
    Committing to Deadlines: Making Dreams Come True in 2024

    Committing to Deadlines: Making Dreams Come True in 2024

    It's the final episode of 2023 and we are talking about something that's going to help you achieve a big goal. If there's something big you want to achieve in 2024, I am going to tell you the secret to getting it done! Pick a deadline!Yup, that's it! Once you have set that deadline for yourself, you now have to work backward to accomplish it by that date. Tune in today to as I talk about:Why keeping commitments to ourselves is such a powerful confidence booster.Walk you through how ...

    • 15 min
    Commit to the Journey, Not the Outcome

    Commit to the Journey, Not the Outcome

    In this episode, I want to share a mindset that has had a significant impact on my business results and sales. It's an idea that learned from Marie Forleo to not be 'attached to the results.' I wanted to share with you what happened the first time I attempted to have a six-figure launch when my focus was only on the outcome. And then the difference it made when my team cut me off from the sales results when I hosted my first conference. This is a journey of focusing on the process a...

    • 15 min
    Boosting Productivity and Creativity with AI and Project Briefs

    Boosting Productivity and Creativity with AI and Project Briefs

    In today’s episode, I’m going to talk about two tools that I use in my business.First up is DALL·E 3, a plugin with ChatGPT, that I’m a little obsessed with right now for creating really amazing graphics. I share how I recently used it to design a graphic to represent an upcoming retreat I’m hosting as well as some fun personal projects I used it for. Next up is a tool that we can not live without at Crystal Media, our project briefs. This one tool allows us to fully outline an idea or p...

    • 20 min
    How I Delighted My Audience and Employees this Holiday

    How I Delighted My Audience and Employees this Holiday

    This week on Crystal Uncorked I’m feeling the Christmas spirit! I wanted to share with you about my recent experience interviewing Santa Claus on Rooted in Retail! It is by far the most effort my team and I have ever put into a podcast episode. The episode is full of amazing ideas for your business to use during the holiday season (retailer or not). But even if you aren’t you should check it out because it is one of the coolest uses of AI. Santa’s part in the episode was developed u...

    • 14 min

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Crystals passion

Love everything Crystal does. She is incredibly passionate about serving those in retail. Specially small mom and pops.

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Loving it

Brilliant work Crystal. Grateful for meeting with you.
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