Friday, January 18, 2013

I Graduated from Designer MBA Camp by Tobi Fairley

I did it, I made it do Designer MBA Camp and it was AWESOME!

I flew back a week ago and I think I'm just now recovered, mentally and physically.

The amount of information covered in 2 1/2 days was mind boggling.  Best business practices for Interior Designers by Tobi Fairley.  She has lived it and learned from her mistakes.  Now it's one of her missions to help other designers be successful too.

 A group of 26 amazing women, so inspirational and very motivating!
Each one of them were so kind.  All eager to learn and ready to take their design business
to the next level.  

The most delicious breakfast and lunch served daily at  the camp with beautiful, colorful fresh flowers on the table. 

Many women just finished Interior Design School and wanted to start off on the right foot.  I'm so happy for them, doing it the right way from the beginning.

Everyone listened so intently including Tobi herself.
(The joke around the house is that I'm on a first name basis with Tobi now, ha!)

Tobi shared a little secret about herself with us, I'm not sharing the details but I will tell you that she sang & danced for us.  Not once, but twice!  It's so wonderful to get to know those that inspire us. 
Knowing that we are all human and we may not all have the exact same goals but the end results are the same, this makes me feel good.

To health, happiness & prosperity.

I would not trade this experience for the word!!!

None of this would be possible without Tobi Fairley, Benjamin Moore, Olioboard, Leslie Carothers and my husband. 

I am so excited for what's to come this year. 
My word for 2013 is...

Part of my Change in 2013 is making my life easier.

I have my easy button out to punch each time I make something in my life easier. 
(Is my family happy about this!)

On that note, this will be my last blog post for a few weeks while I work on Changing a few things with my business.  I can't wait to share them with you!

Until then, have a wonderful weekend and see you in a few weeks.


  1. I am so happy for you Jane! I would love, love to go to her camp. I wish I would have had the confidence to put a Olioboard in the contest. Tobi is very inspirational to me- I would love to meet her. You are inspirational to me also- you go girl!!

    1. Kelly, thank you so much! I know you can pull together an Olioboard for ANY contest, you are so talented. I know you will meet her one day and i hope that day is us attending one of her camps together!!! Your comment means so much to me and you are an inspiration to me as well. Have a super week! :D

    2. Hi, your blog is inspirational and good source of information. Its amazing.

  2. Glad you had such a great time and clearly, a life altering experience as well. Change is good. Can't wait to hear/see all the new things you have in store. Have a fab few weeks off from Blogging.

    1. Change is good and much needed too! Very excited with what's to come...thanks so much for stopping by! xo

  3. Jane - what an inspiration you (and your fabulous husband) are to all of us in the Olioboard community. Your cheerful, positive outlook on life makes all the difference. I found you on Olioboard, but your wonderful support and comments made me chase you back to your website and Facebook page. Now I am a HUGE Jane Gianarelli fan! Congratulations on winning a seat in Tobi Fairley's camp with your amazing talent. I look forward to seeing all the magnificent changes coming your way in 2013. Know we are all here cheering you on and wishing you the best always.

    1. Frances you are so sweet, thank you so much! You've warmed my heart. It's so nice to hear all of the support, such a wonderful community and I adore everyone dearly! This has been a challenging month but I know there will be favor in store. Just loved your OlioHop and what an opportunity for you as well. Thanks for dropping by. xo

  4. I am so happy for you! Congrats again in winning a seat to Tobi's camp. I hope to meet her someday, she has so much to share with the design community. Great things are in store for you this year, I just know it!

    1. Annie thank you so much, that means so much to me! It's such a joy to get to know you a little online. I hope we get to meet in person one day! All the best to you. xo

  5. I'm SOOOOOO over the moon happy for you Jane!! I can CLEARLY see the transformation in your new site - WHAT a fantastic opportunity from OB that has blossomed into a fantastic future! Cheers to your NEW prospects you WILL receive on your re-vised and re-energized endeavor!! You ARE ready to ROCK to online design world o its CORE!!! GO SOUL SISTAH!!!

    xo Lynda
    [aka NYCLQ at Focal Point Styling]

    1. Lynda, all of your support is just priceless! I cannot express just how AWESOME you are and your talent and inspiration really inspires me to be so much better! It's an honor and a joy to know you and i CAN'T WAIT to meet you in persone!!!!! Thank you for everything SOUL SISTAH!

      Jane xo