14 episodes

Lifestyle and event design expert Preston Bailey reveals how his focus on personal growth has been the root of his professional success, answering your questions along the way. Not only will he share the secrets, tools, and technologies behind his extraordinary ability to transform spaces into theatrical environments; you’ll also discover more about the man behind the magic. Learn the methods of meditation, mindfulness, and self-discovery Preston uses that can help you find the balance you’ve been searching for in your own creative endeavors.

Preston will welcome to the show some of the many notable celebrity clients he has worked with, along with members of the PB team. These conversations will illustrate how they helped Preston bring their clients’ wedding and event dreams from plans on paper to an experience full of life for all the senses. With each episode, he will take you beyond just a deep dive into design and toward a journey to grow yourself right along with your business. Turn your own life’s visions into reality!

Stop and Smell the Roses Preston Bailey

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

Lifestyle and event design expert Preston Bailey reveals how his focus on personal growth has been the root of his professional success, answering your questions along the way. Not only will he share the secrets, tools, and technologies behind his extraordinary ability to transform spaces into theatrical environments; you’ll also discover more about the man behind the magic. Learn the methods of meditation, mindfulness, and self-discovery Preston uses that can help you find the balance you’ve been searching for in your own creative endeavors.

Preston will welcome to the show some of the many notable celebrity clients he has worked with, along with members of the PB team. These conversations will illustrate how they helped Preston bring their clients’ wedding and event dreams from plans on paper to an experience full of life for all the senses. With each episode, he will take you beyond just a deep dive into design and toward a journey to grow yourself right along with your business. Turn your own life’s visions into reality!

    Crafting an Atmosphere with Darren Olarsch

    Crafting an Atmosphere with Darren Olarsch

    Preston is joined by one of his long-time friends, Darren Olarsch--an entertainment producer at the absolute top of the game! The Founder of New York-based On The Move Entertainment, Darren has been producing INCREDIBLE entertainment for events since 1993--collaborating with his clients on a level that few others do. And that commitment paired with his true passion for creating an unforgettable experience makes him deliver an atmosphere that reflects his clients' personalities and thrills ALL their guests’ senses! On this episode, Preston and Darren discuss what makes a great band, creating and immersive experience, their friendship over the years, Darrent's pandemic silver lining, and so much more! Listen in...
    Links & Resources: Link to Sound File for Visually Impaired: Click Here
    Host: Preston Bailey
    Guest: Event Producer Darren Olarsch, Founder of On the Move Entertainment | Follow Darren on Instagram (@OnTheMoveEvents) | Follow Darren on Facebook
    Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com
    Title Sponsor: On the Move Entertainment

    Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment!
    Want to be part of TWB's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here!
    Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers
    Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey
    Additional Support Provided By: Listeners, like you!
    Preston's Book: Dear Preston
    Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live
    Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann
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    Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network
    Production House: Flint Stone Media
    Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2022.

    • 29 min
    Business is Back, but Preston Wants to Know if You are Ready

    Business is Back, but Preston Wants to Know if You are Ready

    Preston discusses the excitement that we are getting from clients as they begin to give us new business. However, he believes that safety isn't the only thing that needs to change post-COVID. As we begin to get more work, we need to reevaluate how we are pricing, negotiating, and finding team members. Listen in...
    Links & Resources: Host: Preston Bailey
    Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com
    Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment!
    Want to be part of Preston's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here!
    Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers
    Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey
    Additional Support Provided By: FMI Farms (Use promo code "PBFMI" for a 10% discount!)
    Preston's Book: Dear Preston
    Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live
    Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann
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    Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network
    Production House: Flint Stone Media
    Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2021.

    • 15 min
    Defining an Event Producer with Nadine Jervis--Creator of the Title

    Defining an Event Producer with Nadine Jervis--Creator of the Title

    Today, Preston discusses how to produce a successful event that the client feels was worth the spend with the master of Event Production, Nadine Jervis. She has over 20 years experience making wedding fantasies come true. The Producer at Large at Preston Bailey, Nadine also continues to work with other globally renowned event designers like Norma Cohen, Marcy Blum, and Jeff Leatham. Nadine and Preston discuss how they literally created the title “Event Producer” before that was even a thing. And, they illustrate their experiences over the past years, including the good, the bad, and the ugly. We will even hear about the dry cleaning bills that resulted when guests suddenly experienced a wax mishap from the dinner candles. At the end, Nadine will share a few tips she has learned over time. Listen in...
    Links & Resources: Host: Preston Bailey
    Guest: Event Producer with Nadine Jervis
    Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com
    Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment!
    Want to be part of Preston's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here!
    Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers
    Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey
    Additional Support Provided By: FMI Farms (Use promo code "PBFMI" for a 10% discount!)
    Preston's Book: Dear Preston
    Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live
    Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann
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    Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network
    Production House: Flint Stone Media
    Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2021.

    • 50 min
    Learn from Preston’s Mentor of Over 40 Years, Celebrity Interior Designer Vicente Wolf

    Learn from Preston’s Mentor of Over 40 Years, Celebrity Interior Designer Vicente Wolf

    Preston and celebrity interior designer, Vicente Wolf, discuss how Vicente is the reason Preston touched his first flower. Vicente has advised  Preston throughout his over 40-year career. Learn about how they have kept relevant in their industries and continue to find inspiration--as well as practical tips on how to charge a client and presenting designs that sell. Listen in...
    Links & Resources: Host: Preston Bailey
    Guest: Celebrity Interior Designer Vicente Wolf | Follow Vicente on Instagram (@VicenteWolfDesigns)
    Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com
    Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment!
    Want to be part of Preston's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here!
    Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers
    Production Direction and Support: Producer Jaime and the team at Flint Stone Media
    Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey
    Additional Support Provided By: FMI Farms (Use promo code "PBFMI" for a 10% discount!)
    Preston's Book: Dear Preston
    Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live
    Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann
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    Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network
    Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2021.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Mindy Weiss on Event Planning for the Kardashians, Plus Managing the Covid Crisis and Your Crew

    Mindy Weiss on Event Planning for the Kardashians, Plus Managing the Covid Crisis and Your Crew

    Join Preston as he invites celebrity wedding planner and author of The Wedding Book, Mindy Weiss to the show. From Kim’s first birthday to her wedding to Kanye, we have Mindy to thank for the amazing Kardashian celebrations we follow on social media. Preston and Mindy discuss dealing with the pandemic, celebrities, and the one thing Mindy will not tolerate from a client. They talk through their team dynamics and how to deal with employees that become like family and those that move on for their own growth. Listen in...
    Links & Resources: Host: Preston Bailey
    Guest: Mindy Weiss | Follow Tracey on Instagram (@MindyWeiss)
    Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com
    Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment!
    Want to be part of Preston's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here!
    Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers
    Production Direction and Support: Producer Jaime and the team at Flint Stone Media
    Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey
    Additional Support Provided By: FMI Farms (Use promo code "PBFMI" for a 10% discount!)
    Preston's Book: Dear Preston
    Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live
    Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann
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    Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network
    Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2021.

    • 50 min
    A Peek into Publicity with Publicist Tracey Jordan

    A Peek into Publicity with Publicist Tracey Jordan

    Take a peek with Preston behind the publicity curtain with publicist-to-the-stars, Tracey Jordan. Tracey has represented quite the portfolio of clients, including the late Aretha Franklin. In this conversation, Tracey explains why hiring a publicist to work with you can be such an accelerator of your brand's growth. If you've ever considered hiring a publicist, Tracey and Preston will quickly uncover for you why NOW is the time to do it. Then, Tracey sheds light on her key advice for where to start your publicity process and how to get news outlets to bite. She generously shares so many tricks of the trade, such as how you can still get your work publicized--even for the most private of celebrity clients. Tracey truly knows the ins and outs of publicity and does not hold back.  Listen in....
    Links & Resources: Link to Sound File for Visually Impaired: Click Here
    Host: Preston Bailey
    Guest: Publicist Tracey Jordan | Follow Tracey on Instagram (@TraceyJJordan)
    Show Info, Episodes, and Notes: StopAndSmellTheRosesPodcast.com
    Have a question for Preston? Record a voice message and be featured on his “Dear Preston” segment!
    Want to be part of Preston's exclusive podcast community? Join in and support the show by clicking here!
    Executive Producer: Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Network and Kushner Entertainment | Check out Andy's Podcasts: The Wedding Biz | The Music Makers
    Production Direction and Support: Producer Jaime and the team at Flint Stone Media
    Follow Preston on social media: Instagram: @PrestonRBailey | Facebook: Facebook.com/PrestonBaileyOnline | Twitter: @PrestonRBailey
    Additional Support Provided By: FMI Farms (Use promo code "PBFMI" for a 10% discount!)
    Preston's Book: Dear Preston
    Join in on Preston’s Ongoing Live In-person Seminars: Preston Bailey Live
    Stop and Smell the Roses Theme Music Composed by: Theo Bleckmann
    --
    Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network
    Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2021.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

royal weddingsbycj ,

Real time tested knowledge

Let me start by saying that I love Preston Bailey’s work. He is an Icon. In true Preston Bailey fashion, this podcast was excellent. From the opening music, to the premiere guest and great insights into the wedding planning industry. Very helpful, direct and non-pretentious. Looking forward to more!

BelleRock ,

Always so Inspiring

Over the years Preston has consistently been authentic, shared his vulnerability, and given the world an inside look at his creativity as well as his business experience. Knowing him personally, I am inspired by his conscious approach to life and his affinity for beauty! I’m excited about “Smell The Roses.” Valerie Romanoff

CarolGinger123 ,

Love it!

Very enjoyable & thank you for giving hope during this difficult time. 🌹

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