We believe that a company’s success is calculated not only by its profits but also by their people measure their Joy ROI.

Research shows that groups led by transformational leaders have higher levels of performance and satisfaction. Why? Because transformational leaders hold positive expectations for the people they lead. They believe that their team can do their best and so they inspire, empower, and stimulate other to exceed average performance levels. But most importantly, transformational leaders focus on and care about their team as people, their needs and development. That’s the way in which we teach people to lead.

Creatives thrive when you inspire their vision, engage their creativity and when leaders embrace collaboration. We offer a variety of leadership trainings to help you build a thriving company culture including: Executive Coaching, Masterclasses and Customized Group Leadership Trainings.

A few of our topic specialties include: Vision, Mindset Mastery, Women & Leadership, Authentic Sales Conversations, Stress and Personal Branding.

Current Presentations

Alt Summit 2020
Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Riviera Hotel, Palm Springs, CA

What if being visible wasn’t only about being “seen”. What if being visible was about being “available”? In this talk, attendees learn why being visible is an “inside” job; common visibility blocks, how to slay tricky thoughts and get tips on creating a visibility strategy that sells.

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Past Presentations


Beyond Custom
September 27th, 2-3 pm
Pacific Design Center

AI marketing and conversational e-commerce are buzz words for mass-market design sites trying to figure out what architects and designers have known for decades: how people want to feel in their homes. Teams like Homer Oatman (Oatman Architects), Shanna Kerr (SMDA Inc.) and David B. Salkowitz (Land Creative) use design intelligence to collaborate on luxury estates, compounds and extraordinary outdoor environments. In a panel moderated by producer and author Kim Kuhteubl (MeByDesign), they talk about creative synergy, curating the dream team and how they go beyond custom to deliver extreme personalization, a signature of Nextgen design. Limited Seating. 

Platform Building: The Power of Persuasion
*Co-Sponsored by Leathercraft Inc. and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt
Saturday, October 13, 11 am-12 pm
(Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014))

Interior Planning: Taking Care Of Your Clients and Yourself
*Sponsored by Alden Parkes
October 14th, 10 am
(Alden Parkes Showroom – 200 N. Hamilton St. – S Ct 110, Floor 1
Area: Hamilton/Wrenn District

Stress kills brain cells. It weakens your immune system and is associated with depression, anxiety and can overwhelm you. How do you release stress? Author and Brand Consultant, Kim Kuhteubl, says it’s by doing what designers do best: Interior Planning. Learn how to set boundaries, manage your calendar and personal time so you can increase your love of design, serve your clients better and reclaim your ‘Joy ROI’!

Branding, Visibility & Money for Interior Designers CEU Webinar
October 2, 4-5 pm
Hosted by British Institute of Interior Design
Tickets available here.



Tiny Tribe. Big Influence.
October 18, 6-8 pm
hosted by Studio Heimat

DECOREX London 2017

Women In Design
September 18th @ 1pm

Panelists: Sophie Conran, Joa Studholme, Beata Heuman, Moderator: Kim Kuhteubl

Experience Century with Benjamin Moore

September 11, 2017 6-8:30PM
89 West Dayton Street, Pasadena, CA 91105

IDS Palm Springs

February 2nd, 2017, 1:00 pm
Tiny Tribe. Big Influence.

D&D Building ­ Market Week

Women In Design
Maya Romanoff
October 20, 2016 ­ 11 am
Panelists: Clodagh, Amy Lau, Jennifer Block, Robin Klehr­Avia Moderator: Kim Kuhteubl


Syon Park
September 20, 2016
Designing Brands 2.0
Panelists: Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Iris Dankner (Holiday House) Moderator: Kim Kuhteubl

DWELL on Design

June 25, 2016 CEU Image 360oTM 4:15­5:15

WithIt 2016 Professional Conference

June 14, 2016
Tiny Tribe. Big Influence.

Elevate Austin By Design

Friday June 10, 2016 CEU Image 360oTM

Past Presentations

LUXE 2nd Tuesdays at The Houston Design Center BOLD (Business Of Luxury Design) Summit
Las Vegas Market
Laguna Design Center
ASID New Jersey ASID Orange County ASID Pasadena
IDC Canada

Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference
(DePaul University, Chicago, November 2, 2012)
* Filmmakers Panel, Nigel’s Fingerprint

Hapa-palooza Festival
(Vancouver, Canada 2011)
*Filmmakers Panel, Nigel’s Fingerprint
*Actors Panel

Mixed Roots Film Festival
(Los Angeles, California 2009)
*Filmmakers Panel, Nigel’s Fingerprint

Marco Island Film Festival
(Marco Island, Florida 2005)
*Screenwriter’s Panel, Nigel’s Fingeprint




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