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Sew Much More


Welcome to the Sew Much More Podcast!  The interviews here are with creative business owners, mostly in the Custom Window Treatment, Soft Home Furnishings, and Upholstery industry, but also with others that are sewing related or business related.

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Feb 24, 2018

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On Today’s podcast, Vita Vygovska, Jeanelle Dech, and Sue Fresconi talk about business growth. we talk about the decision to grow or not and how many factors and decisions are involved.  There is a lot to take in today Vita shares her growth risk analysis where she lists and ranks the pros and cons of the adding employees as a path for expanding her business. If you haven’t listened to Vita’s first podcast with me, number 63 be sure to listen to that as well.  We refer to a spreadsheet that Vita put together and if you go to http://www.curtainsandsoftfurnishingspro.org/ you can get a copy of the spreadsheet for free. 
 
Jeanelle Dech is President and Co-Founder of Adaptive Textiles, an innovative textile printing company in West Chester, PA. She is a friendly and engaging speaker, known for her Fit-Like-a-Glove slipcovers, SPEED sewing method, and workroom profitability training. She is the creative inspiration behind The Workroom Channel's METHOD SHARE and REAL WORKROOM series (www.TheWorkroomChannel.com), and the new Curtains & Soft Furnishings Resource Library (www.curtainsandsoftfurnishingspro.org), which hosts the industry's largest collection of educational resources for Home Décor Professionals.  I interviewed Jeanelle in podcast episode number 9.
 
Vitalia (Vita) Vygovska is the award-winning author, speaker, business coach, and window treatment specialist.  Her company, Vitalia, Inc.- Fine Window Treatments & Interiors, is an all-encompassing fabrication, measurement, and installation service, servicing exclusively interior designers and architects.  In business for almost 12 years, Vita and her team are proud to be experts in their niche field, providing their clients with superb quality product and excellent communication.  I interviewed Vita in podcast episode 63.
 
Sue Fresconi is the Librarian for the Curtains & Soft Furnishings Resource Library, and a Project Manager at Adaptive Textiles.  Sue has had an extensive corporate career in Human Resources, Training and Development, and Project Management.  She operated a home-based workroom on a part-time basis for several years.  Sue was selected to participate in the CHF Academy Alumni Showcase twice; creating her designs for exhibition at IWCE.  She holds a BS in Textiles from the University of Delaware, the PMP (Project Management Professional) designation from the Project Management Institute, and the CSM (Certified Scrum Master) designation from Scrum Alliance.
 
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Here are links to some of the things we talked about;
 
Vita's Book 
Michael Hyatt’s book Living Forward 

If you would like to reach out to Vita, you can email her at  Vita@vitaliainc.com 

 


Nelida Janiga
a year and a half ago

I love all your episodes and I listen to your podcast every week, however this one was the best episode, breaking through the first layer of that sensitive matter of our business privacy with such a grace was fantastic. Thank you so much for your contribution to our industry.