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Thrive by Design was developed to support designers and makers with business, marketing and lifestyle strategies to help them reach the full potential of their brand.

Host Tracy Matthews loves to share her experiences, success and failures of building a successful jewelry brand. She also really has a blast interviewing major players in the jewelry industry and beyond -- from well-known designers to famous bloggers to store owners and PR mavens.

She’s on a mission to break down the barriers of the tight-lipped jewelry industry and strongly believes in community and collaboration over competition.

Latest from the Podcast

#189 How to Avoid Burnout with Nina Cooper

February 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Big goals + Big responsibilities = Burnout? It doesn't have to!   Are you tired? Like really tired?   If you tell yourself “I’m busy but I’ve got this” then keep reading. I sat down with Nina Cooper, founder of Nina Designs, on our show after reflecting on the last time I felt completely and…

#188 How To Protect Yourself From Health Hazards In Your Jewelry Studio

February 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Is your studio healthy or hazardous? Here’s how to create the jewelry you love while keeping your health in check.   Yep, I get it! You LOVE making jewelry.   But did you know this creative career could potentially be one of the most dangerous jobs on the planet?   Your subjecting yourself to chemicals…

#187 Visionary Series: Tips to Creatively Solve Problems in Your Business

February 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Have you heard the saying: Mo’ Money Mo’ Problems?   It’s the idea that your problems don’t go away when you have more money (or your business grows).   In business terms: Mo’ Money, Different Problems.   When my first company was growing, I used to throw money at problems. Uhh…bad idea.   All that…

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