18 episodes

Bringing you the Art and Business of Flowers.
VLF Live Podcast is an educational and inspirational show for all florists, flower artists and entrepreneur, floral industry pros and beginners, and simply for flower lovers.
Anahit, the podcast host, takes a deep dive into floristry, into what it really takes to run a successful floral business, how to be a better floral designer, how to stay inspired and inspire other.

"As we know, our profession encompasses wide range of industries and other fields, such as artists, designers, farmers, distributors, wholesalers, educators, planners, photographers... and the list goes on. It is vital to recognize the importance of each and every one of these experts.
I will be striving to bring a glimpse of it all to you through stories from industry experts, newcomers, trendsetters and followers.

Viva La Flora Live - The Art and Business of Flowers Anahit Hakobyan

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 5.0 • 28 Ratings

Bringing you the Art and Business of Flowers.
VLF Live Podcast is an educational and inspirational show for all florists, flower artists and entrepreneur, floral industry pros and beginners, and simply for flower lovers.
Anahit, the podcast host, takes a deep dive into floristry, into what it really takes to run a successful floral business, how to be a better floral designer, how to stay inspired and inspire other.

"As we know, our profession encompasses wide range of industries and other fields, such as artists, designers, farmers, distributors, wholesalers, educators, planners, photographers... and the list goes on. It is vital to recognize the importance of each and every one of these experts.
I will be striving to bring a glimpse of it all to you through stories from industry experts, newcomers, trendsetters and followers.

    "PLANTREPRENEUR or Way of Living?!" Nick Cutsumpas aka Farmer Nick  

    "PLANTREPRENEUR or Way of Living?!" Nick Cutsumpas aka Farmer Nick  

    Nick is a “plantrepreneur” who is passionate about all things green. As a full-time plant coach and urban farmer, Nick’s mission is to give people the knowledge and confidence they need to create their own green spaces in the pursuit of regenerative environmental action.
    Full Show Notes www.VivaLaFloraLive.com

    • 38 min
    The NOT To Do List - Process of Decluttering Your Day

    The NOT To Do List - Process of Decluttering Your Day

    The NOT To Do List

    Process of Decluttering Your Day  

    Delegate! Automate! Eliminate!

    In the world where everything moves at lightening speed and the next thing is right around the corner... and we gotta harry up and get it... navigating normal live becomes even more challenging.

    Learning how to be more productive without exhausting yourself is the key!!! ... Go to VivaLaFloraLive.com for Dull show notes!

    • 12 min
    "I Just Want to Designs" with Shaw Michael Foley

    "I Just Want to Designs" with Shaw Michael Foley

    Shawn Michael Foley is a floral artist, life coach, photographer, and transformational author who helps designers and creatives navigate through their career and personal roadblocks... Full Show Notes: www.VivaLaFloraLive.com

    • 56 min
    Navigating Through Today’s Economy with Alastair MacDonald

    Navigating Through Today’s Economy with Alastair MacDonald

    Alastair J. Macdonald is a private advisor to established entrepreneurs, investors and business owners. He is a TEDx speaker who lectures and presents his economic, social, market and financial forecasts to private equity, hedge funds, endowments, entrepreneurs and large investors across the US and internationally. 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Efficiency Fleursociety Style with Cristina Barragan

    Efficiency Fleursociety Style with Cristina Barragan

    With no formal training or education, she has been able to grow and scale her business which has allowed her to pursue her love of teaching in the event industry. Through her florist online community; Fleursociety, she has been able to empower floral designers and entrepreneurs on how to build better businesses with her online courses and LIVE events. 

    • 1 hr
    Diversity...

    Diversity...

    It is true, "Unity" is what's going to make a change... but in order to unite we need to accept "Diversity" at its core.

    "It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength" ~Maya Angelou
    And make no mistakes, I do think that all lives matter, of course they do, but black lives matter right now more than ever... it is the house on fire... ~Anahit 

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

dchicck ,

This is soooo good!!!

I love this so much, what a refreshing outlook on floral business!

Anahit H. ,

Great interview!

Love all of you!!! Every shared insight from every professional that comes on board is soooo refreshing and inspiring!
Stacey, Shawn, Sue, Debra, Holly... you are all absolutely amazing!
Who didn’t want to hire Shawn as a coach!? I did, and let me tell you best move ever!
Stacey - Love Love Love your energy!
Holly, I had such an amazing and special interview with her... 2 weeks after she lost her mother, if this doesn’t speak passion for the industry, I don’t know what does. Thank you Holly again for powering through and having this special moment with me and sharing your wisdom with our listeners!

User-256 ,

Great podcast! Great stories! Truly insightful!

Really enjoyed listen to all episodes so far. Very insightful and Anahit asks really good questions. Even for being outside of floral industry I find 2-3 nuggets in each episode that can be applied in any life scenario.

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