65 episodes

Welcome to The Daring Designers Club! A club full of all sorts of designers from graphic designers to pattern designers to illustrators. If you’re listening, you are now a member! And listening along to the podcast you’re going to hear all about running a successful, sustainable design business which doesn’t just keep your bank balance happy, but also makes you a happy business owner. Sounds good right?
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The Daring Designers Club Podcast Cat Byrne

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Welcome to The Daring Designers Club! A club full of all sorts of designers from graphic designers to pattern designers to illustrators. If you’re listening, you are now a member! And listening along to the podcast you’re going to hear all about running a successful, sustainable design business which doesn’t just keep your bank balance happy, but also makes you a happy business owner. Sounds good right?
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    Building More Human-ness Into Your Business

    Building More Human-ness Into Your Business

    Have you ever thought about how we as humans bring so much uniqueness to our businesses - our experiences, our successes, our failures, our skills and struggles, our goals and versions of success... Yet we're often given the same steps to follow to get to where we want to be.
    As a mentor (and as a designer!), I love to bring more human-ness into the businesses of the designers I work with and I'd love to share some of my favourite lessons that I have learnt as I've tried to build my business with myself as a key focus. All of the messiness included!
    I really hope you enjoy the episode! To hear more from me, you can sign up for my weekly email series, The Confident Creative Expert below:
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    I hope you enjoy today’s podcast and head to the links below to connect with The Daring Designers Club more:
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    • 17 min
    Choose Your Own Version of Consistency

    Choose Your Own Version of Consistency

    When it comes to consistency, we're told that this is a MUST DO in business. From consistent marketing (you have to post on Instagram five times a week, you have to create more video content, you have to engage with your audience every day), to showing up consistently (you should be working on your business every week, you should join more programs, you need to work on more passion projects) - we know consistency is a must.
    But what we're not told as much, is that you get to choose what consistency looks like for you. If your business is unique and your goals are unique, we will all also have a version of consistency that helps us reach those goals that are perfect for us and fit with our time, energy and creativity!
    Yes, consistency is so important. Because the consistency we can control (like marketing, visibility, engagement, development) helps us build consistency in the areas we have a little less control over (like monthly income, lead generation, project bookings and sales).
    So in this episode, I'm sharing some tips to help you find and develop what consistency can look like in your own business, so you can ignore the advice that isn't relevant to you!
    I really hope you enjoy the episode! To hear more from me, you can sign up for my weekly email series, The Confident Creative Expert below:
    Sign up for The Confident Creative Expert
    I hope you enjoy today’s podcast and head to the links below to connect with The Daring Designers Club more:
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    • 22 min
    Business Beginner to Booking in Advance in Just One Year w/ Sarah from Design Gals

    Business Beginner to Booking in Advance in Just One Year w/ Sarah from Design Gals

    The Clubhouse is Open! My signature group mentoring program for designers is opening for this week only! If you'd like to learn more and work with me in 2024, you can sign up here ✨
    Today I'm chatting with the lovely Sarah from Design Gals! Sarah launched her business just over 12 months ago and has spent the entire time building her business with strategy, intention and her personal version of success in mind. After joining me in The Clubhouse, she work on not just trial and error and any old strategy, but considering the work she wanted to be doing, how she wanted to work, what she wanted from the future and how to make that happen. Less than a year on, Sarah was working with dream clients and booking up to three months in advance!
    In this episode, Sarah and I chat about how you can build intention and strategy into your design business right from the beginning so your business can be built on solid, sustainable foundations! We also share some amazing tips for those of you who are in the early stages of your business or want a fresh start to focus on your version of success.
    Head to @design.gals on Instagram to follow along with Sarah and see her amazing work :)
    I really hope you enjoy the episode! To hear more from me, you can sign up for my weekly email series, The Confident Creative Expert below:
    Sign up for The Confident Creative Expert
    I hope you enjoy today’s podcast and head to the links below to connect with The Daring Designers Club more:
    Join The Clubhouse my 12-month group mentoring program
    Follow Me On Instagram
    Join the Free Community
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    • 49 min
    12 Benefits to Booking Design Clients in Advance

    12 Benefits to Booking Design Clients in Advance

    The Clubhouse waitlist is Open! My signature group mentoring program for designers is opening on the 15th January for waitlist members to sign up with an exclusive 1:1 bonus! If you'd like to learn more and work with me in 2024, you can sign up to the waitlist here ✨
    I could have gone on for a really long time with this episode talking about the benefits of booking in advance! But I stopped at the twelve that I find are the most important and can have the biggest impact on your business, your wellbeing, your mindset, and your freedom.
    Booking my design clients in advance has been the main strategy that has helped me build my dream design business and I'd love to help you do the same ☺️
    I really hope you enjoy the episode! To hear more from me, you can sign up for my weekly email series, The Confident Creative Expert below:
    Sign up for The Confident Creative Expert
    I hope you enjoy today’s podcast and head to the links below to connect with The Daring Designers Club more:
    Join the waitlist for The Clubhouse my 12-month group mentoring program
    Follow Me On Instagram
    Join the Free Community
    Podcast production by Sonics.io

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    • 26 min
    Focusing on Sustainability Over Quick Results

    Focusing on Sustainability Over Quick Results

    The Clubhouse waitlist is Open! My signature group mentoring program for designers is opening on the 15th January for waitlist members to sign up with an exclusive 1:1 bonus! If you'd like to learn more and work with me in 2024, you can sign up to the waitlist here ✨
    When you have your eyes on big goals and know you have what it takes to get there, it can be easy to focus on whatever feels like it’ll get you to where you want to be quicker. But sometimes the things that get us to reach those goals quicker are actually getting us further away from where we want to be in the long-term and further away from building a sustainable business.
    So how do we focus on sustainable elements in our business instead of quick results - even when we want the quicker results? Let's talk about it!
    I really hope you enjoy the episode! To hear more from me, you can sign up for my weekly email series, The Confident Creative Expert below:
    Sign up for The Confident Creative Expert
    I hope you enjoy today’s podcast and head to the links below to connect with The Daring Designers Club more:
    Join the waitlist for The Clubhouse my 12-month group mentoring program
    Follow Me On Instagram
    Join the Free Community

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    • 22 min
    Make Your Design Business Marketing Easier

    Make Your Design Business Marketing Easier

    The Clubhouse waitlist is Open! My signature group mentoring program for designers is opening on the 15th January for waitlist members to sign up with an exclusive 1:1 bonus! If you'd like to learn more and work with me in 2024, you can sign up to the waitlist here ✨
    Ok here's a biggy - I want your marketing in your design business to be SO much easier and I know it can be too!! We have such a set idea of what marketing has to be and what we have to achieve that we sometimes lose focus of the goal - connecting with dreamy clients in a way that works for you. Not building a huge audience, not getting the most views, not posting as much as possible.
    Let's chat through a few of my favourite tips to help make your marketing so much easier, take off the pressure and maybe you can even start to love marketing!
    I really hope you enjoy the episode! To hear more from me, you can sign up for my weekly email series, The Confident Creative Expert below:
    Sign up for The Confident Creative Expert
    I hope you enjoy today’s podcast and head to the links below to connect with The Daring Designers Club more:
    Join the waitlist for The Clubhouse my 12-month group mentoring program
    Follow Me On Instagram
    Join the Free Community

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    • 22 min

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