284. From graphic artist to fashion designer: how to use joy as a transferable skill! Emily McCarthy

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Episode 284. From graphic artist to fashion designer: how to use joy as a transferable skill! With Emily McCarthy

TOPIC: Building a joyful aesthetic into your brand or business is easier said than done. It takes more than just vibrant colors to spark a feeling and create a connection with your customer. Even more challenging is to take an aesthetic that’s working and continue to innovate and evolve it while staying true to your original vision. 

Episode 284 is part of our third collaboration series with the creative entrepreneur network The Southern C. 

ABOUT THIS WEEK’S GUEST: Emily McCarthy is the founder and CEO of her namesake brand Emily McCarthy, a joyful, color-infused brand Emily started as a small graphic design business and has grown into a thriving fashion design brand. She’s earned a repeated spot on Savannah’s must visit list of unique shopping destinations! Joy is at the heart of all that Emily creates, and how she engages her customer.  


  • How Emily took risks to build and grow her business
  • How she made a joyful aesthetic a transferable skill
  • Emily’s advice for how to deal with copycats and those who attempt to steal your designs and intellectual property
  • Emily’s advice for weeding through confusing input to make the decisions that are best for your business
  • How Emily thinks about and fuels her creativity
  • Her advice for balancing work and family as an entrepreneur

There is so much great advice and perspective in this episode, and I’m excited to hear your feedback. You can reach me via the link in the show notes which you’ll find here in Episode 283: shesaidshesaidpodcast.com .  Or, email me: info@shesaid.media

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