19 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 • 18 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!

    Gregory Van Glaanen Weygel: Preston’s Protégé-Turned-Producer on Spirituality in Business

    Gregory Van Glaanen Weygel: Preston’s Protégé-Turned-Producer on Spirituality in Business

    On this special episode of Preston's podcast, he is joined by one of his own former protégés, Gregory Van Glaanen Weygel, to relive their journeys. They discuss faith and success, Gregory's bad side (known as "The Beast"), handling office gossip, and so much more. And, they even retell the first time Gregory joined in to produce with Preston and what he learned about himself under pressure. Listen in and enjoy...
    Links & Resources: Host: Preston Bailey
    Guest: Gregory Van Glaanen Weygel 
    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
    Preston Bailey Protege Online Masterclass
    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.

    • 31 min
    Preston Opens Up About His Creative Process and How to Move Forward Post-Covid

    Preston Opens Up About His Creative Process and How to Move Forward Post-Covid

    As we are coming out of the pandemic, we are bringing things back to the beginning while also turning the tables. On today's episode, Preston welcomes Wedding Biz Network Founder and Executive Producer, Andy Kushner--host of The Wedding Biz podcast. Andy takes the host seat and interviews Preston about his journey through the pandemic. And, Andy gets Preston to take a deep dive into his creative process and how he stays inspired. They discuss nurturing client relationships, the struggles that inspired their own pivots--both personal and professional, and what the future holds. Listen in and enjoy...
    Links & Resources: Host: Preston Bailey
    Guest: Andy Kushner, Kushner Entertainment and The Wedding Biz Network
    Follow Andy on Social: Instagram (@kushnerentertainment) | Facebook
    Preston's Past Appearances on The Wedding Biz Podcast:
    The Wedding Biz Episode 22 Preston Bailey: Designer for the Ages The Wedding Biz Episode 88 Preston Bailey: Part 2 Interview The Wedding Biz Episode 265 PRESTON BAILEY: Racial Injustice, A Conversation The Wedding Biz Episode 321 PRESTON BAILEY’S Big Announcement! 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
    --
    Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network
    Production House: Flint Stone Media
    Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2022.

    • 30 min
    The Memories that Blossom

    The Memories that Blossom

    This is definitely Preston's most personal episode, yet! His guest today is one of his FAVORITE people in the world--his husband, Theo Bleckmann! Theo is a massively accomplished musician with two Grammy nominations under his belt. And, in this episode, they take you down memory lane--sharing how they met and also discussing what makes a couple work, their own relationship challenges, supporting each other's demanding careers, and so much more. Listen in and enjoy...
    Links & Resources: Link to Sound File for Visually Impaired: Click Here
    Host: Preston Bailey
    Guest: Theo Bleckmann
    Follow Kaitlin on Social: Instagram (@AllTheBestMoments_ATBM) | Facebook | Pinterest | LinkedIn
    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
    --
    Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network
    Production House: Flint Stone Media
    Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2022.

    • 26 min
    Keeping Cool Under Pressure

    Keeping Cool Under Pressure

    Preston's guest today is a luxury planner with achievements and accolades that rival other top planners in the business. After proving herself by working under other brands, Kaitlin Donaldson launched All the Best Moments in New York in 2020--bringing her dynamic experience and passion for curating exceptional events to a growing portfolio of clients. She and Preston discuss how helpful it is to educate luxury clients on the processes involved in planning a wedding, in order to help manage their time and budget expectations. They also discuss how critical communication is in keeping your relationships with your clients happy and healthy. Finally, Kaitlin shares booking headline talent and how to keep a calm leadership style through all types of chaos. She and Preston have formed a very special friendship, and it comes through in every moment of this episode. Listen in and enjoy...
    Links & Resources: Link to Sound File for Visually Impaired: Click Here
    Host: Preston Bailey
    Guest: Kaitlin Donaldson from All the Best Moments | Email Kaitlin's Team: hello@allthebestmoments.com
    Follow Kaitlin on Social: Instagram (@AllTheBestMoments_ATBM) | Facebook | Pinterest | LinkedIn
    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
    --
    Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network
    Production House: Flint Stone Media
    Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2022.

    • 33 min
    The Golden Age of Events with Erin Halley, Presented by On the Move Entertainment

    The Golden Age of Events with Erin Halley, Presented by On the Move Entertainment

    Preston is joined by Event Manager and Producer, Erin Halley, to discuss his favorite subject as events are booming back--money and budgets! How does this new age of events affect the three service areas of Preston's business: designing, planning, and execution. Erin shares her secret in discussing budgets with clients. How do you not let the fees scare the clients away? And, what are the silver linings to a potential client walking away, due to sticker shock? Listen in as Preston and Erin discuss strategies and share stories of what has worked for them and pick up pricing tips to better the success of your events-based business.
    Links & Resources: Link to Sound File for Visually Impaired: Click Here
    Host: Preston Bailey
    Guest: Event Manager and Producer, Erin Halley of Erin Halley Events & Productions, LLC | Follow Erin on Instagram (@ErinHalleyReddy) | Email Erin (erin@erinhalley.com)
    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
    --
    Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network
    Production House: Flint Stone Media
    Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2022.

    • 37 min
    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
    --
    Podcast Network: The Wedding Biz Network
    Production House: Flint Stone Media
    Copyright of The Wedding Biz, LLC. 2022.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 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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