Gregory Byerline

#23 – Shanon Stowe: On Entrepreneurship, Trauma, and A-Ha Moments

Shanon Stowe is a colleague from 20 years ago who became a client and friend. She has a powerful story you need to hear. We cover a lot of ground, tying it all together in a braided hindsight that 20 years of life brings.  Pour some coffee or lace up your running shoes and hear…

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#22 – Tell Me Something Good: 2020 Reflections

2020 was a circus disaster for sure, but the big top didn’t fully catch fire. Trapeze artists fell, and the resilient got back up to take another swing. To borrow from what you’ll soon hear, “but if you’re breathing today, you’ve made it this far. That’s no small thing. Incredible, even!” Wherever you are and…

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Bonus – Between Seasons Update

Here’s a between-season update about what I’ve been up to, plans for Collected Clan Season Two, and a special song for the season that I hope hits you like it hit me.     WHAT I TALK ABOUT 0:01:13 What I’ve been up to video recap here 0:03:20 Someone Like Me podcast 0:04:38 Plans for…

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#20 – Season 1 Wrap-up: Listener Feedback, Inspiration in nature, and a personal Non-Profit Spotlight

In this episode, I’m flying solo because I have some interesting things to share as a wrap-up to Season 1. We’re approaching the one year anniversary of recording the first Collected Clan episode, and it’s been an exciting year introducing you to some of the outstanding people in my world that I’ve collected along the…

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#19 – Stephen Tedeschi: On Performing Arts, Being Italian, and the Joy of Christmas

My guest today is Stephen Tedeschi. Stephen is another artist in my world, and we’ve shared many a stage together with him at the helm of numerous dramatic arts performances, which, of course, we talk about here. He’s very much Italian, and his fantastic family is always nearby. You’ll even hear some of them in…

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#18 – Bonus: Thank You Notes…Audio Time Capsules of Gratitude

In this bonus episode of Collected Clan, we kick off the holiday season right here at the start of Thanksgiving week with some audio thank you notes from previous guests and a few additional people for whom I’m grateful. Wherever you are and whatever you’re doing while you listen, kick back and soak it in….

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#17 – Lauren Phelps: On Creativity, Pursuing Dreams, and Motherhood

Lauren Phelps is an accomplished creative entrepreneur. I first knew Lauren as she achieved great success with her clothing line LEONA then as a client when I had the opportunity to photograph several seasonal lookbooks of her fashion designs. She has continued her creative endeavors since then and now lives in New York where she…

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#16 – Tony Caldwell: On Hair Dressing, Entrepreneurship, and the Ability To Choose

My guest today is Tony Caldwell. Tony is a renowned hair dresser, entrepreneur, and fantastic conversationalist, as one would expect to experience when sitting in his salon chair. We talk about his first-hand experience behind the scenes at many New York Fashion Weeks, his path to owning his own salon, how he approaches each individual…

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#15 – Abby Stahlschmidt: On Modeling, Objectification, and A Little Bit of Music

Welcome to another edition of Collected Clan … the podcast featuring conversational biographies of relatable people with real stories of triumph and tragedy plus successes and setbacks. I’m your host Gregory Byerline. People often come and go, but these people are the company you keep. Everyday people making their mark. My guest today is Abby…

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#14 – Tiffany Montero: On Autism, Adoption, and Running To Heal

In this episode, we hear from Tiffany Montero and how she’s navigating life through the lens of high-functioning autism and the redemptive power of adoption and how she made a conscious connection with her own birth mom as birth mom herself. This is real life in some honest, candid storytelling and conversation. Plus a special…

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