AUDIO & VIDEO LIBRARY

I'm a regular show guest for various hosts, speaking on a broad range of topics. The podcasts here are provided in full, as well as edited to speak to a particular topic.


PROMAX BDA DAILY BRIEF: September 7, 2017

THE AGENCY OF THE FUTURE: DAILY BRIEF PODCAST SERIES

In this episode of The Daily Brief Podcast, Undefined Creative’s Maria Rapetskaya talks to PromaxBDA Editorial Director Paige Albiniak about her unconventional approach to running an agency, the myth of work-life balance and why it’s time for clients to stop expecting free pitches.


BUSINESS ROCKSTARS: June 22, 2017

"Maria Rapetskaya on Starting a Content Production Company"

Interview with Alex Wehrley of Business Rockstars – the LARGEST producer of audio and video content for entrepreneurs featuring rockstar CEO’s, startups, & entrepreneurs. Taped at their Burbank studios and distributed via their OTT platform. (Parts 2 & 3 available on OTT.)


CoreCONNECT CONFERENCE: April 27, 2017

"THE ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET:
 THRIVE YOUR OWN WAY The importance of forging real relationships and redefining growth"

The CoreConnect Conference provides insights into key characteristics of leadership and explore best practices of connection in the age of digital solutions and precision targeting, for a candid look at how to effectively lead, work with internal teams, and influence consumers. This keynote presentation explored real case studies and practical advice for building, growing and maintaining better client/vendor and manager/employee relationships. 


2017 SVG SPORTS GRAPHICS FORUM: February 27, 2017

"the Art of Designing for Digital Platforms"

Designing graphics for digital, streaming, and social media distribution is a unique art form. At SVG’s Sports Graphics Forum, Maria Rapetskaya, the co-founder and creative director of the graphic design agency Undefined Creative, shared what it takes to successful design for the increasingly popular smaller screens of today’s media world.


AS TOLD BY NOMADS: January 31, 2017

EPISODE 226: MARIA RAPETSKAYA IS THE "UNDEFINED CREATIVE"

Tayo Rockson's "As Told By Nomads" podcast features interviews with global nomads, Third Culture Kids, entrepreneurs and multicultural individuals who are leaders in business, culture, travel and global affairs to discuss what it takes to embrace your global identity and become a global leader.


REVTHINK: December 21, 2016

WHY SMALL STUDIOS RULE

After writing a wildly popular article entitled "Why Small Studios Struggle," Joel Pilger interviews Maria Rapetskaya in this episode on the contrasting topic of “Why Small Studios Rule.

If you run a motion design or production studio, do you live to work? Or do you work to live? Put another way, does your business run your life, or does your business support your life? In this episode, Joel interviews Maria Rapetskaya who is the owner of Undefined Creative, a small motion design studio in New York City. Maria is interesting because she started small, but has stayed small… intentionally. Why? What has her journey been like? Is there a bias in America that says “all growth is good"? Can having an interesting personal life benefit your work life? And what if the two were more integrated?


HOW DESIGN LIVE: December 17, 2016

EPISODE #50: Maria Rapetskaya on selling dESIng ideas

Ilise Benun, founder of Marketing-Mentor.com and HOW Design Live Programming Partner, talks with Maria Rapetskaya in this HOW Design Live podcast episode. Rapetskaya shares exactly how she has built her creative business by maintaining quality relationships, and her soapbox issue, the dangers of the “free pitch,” which is an epidemic in the creative industry.


BUSINESSOLOGY PODCAST: December 10, 2016

EPISODE #60: NARROWLY DEFINING YOUR SERVICES with maria rapetskaya

The Businessology Show is a podcast about the business of design and the design of business, hosted by CPA/coach Jason Blumer, who asked Maria some great questions about serving narrowly:

  • why would you narrowly define your services?
  • is their fear in saying no to a broader range of services?
  • does narrowly defined services mean you are paid like an expert?
  • how did you start out working with such large clients?

LET'S GET RADICAL: September 13, 2016

The Power of Motion: An Interview with Maria Rapetskaya

This show is for small business owners and creative freelancers like you who are looking for answers with a radical approach and fun. Jody and Liz dislodge the stodgy and energize you to take your business, whatever you do, to the next level. Let’s Get Radical is broadcast live every Tuesday at 8 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

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