We had the good fortune of connecting with Kristin Wilson and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Kristin, do you have any habits that you feel contribute to your effectiveness?
One of the things that help me succeed at life and business is goal setting. Once a year I sit down and I write out 1-3 SMART goals in each of the 7 areas of life: Career and Business, Family/Marraige, Physical, Social, Financial, Mental/Education and Spiritual. Each of these SMART goals are actionable habits that I can do on a daily or weekly basis that fits into my overall life success paradigm.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
Kristin Wilson is the Founder of the all-female DJ company, Our DJ Rocks and photo booth rental company Photobooth Rocks headquartered in Orlando, Florida where she leads a team of more than 35 employees who market, sell and produce 800-900 events annually. Her journey into the world of DJing began when she asked a simple question, ‘Can chicks be DJs too?’ The answer was YES and the learning began.

Kristin DJed her way through college and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Advertising and Public Relations with a double Minor in Marketing and Education from the University of Central Florida. When Kristin launched Our DJ Rocks in 2010, the goal was to bring her energy and passion for music to every event including weddings, corporate events, and parties of all types. Who knew she would be able to fuse her knowledge of hospitality in the events world with her love of DJing along with a degree in Advertising/Marketing/PR?!

In 2014, Kristin started expanding her DJ team and has more than quadrupled the Our DJ Rocks DJ roster to currently 12 DJs, in less than 5 years. She meticulously trains every DJ in the Our DJ Rocks “DJ University” Training program growing the business to the only all-female DJ multi-operation company in the South East.

Kristin has grown two successful businesses with a rock solid foundation using a combination of creative marketing/branding and building a company culture that people want to connect with.

Outside of being the CEO for Our DJ Rocks and rocking dancefloors, Kristin is the Founder and Host of the Love Lead Excel podcast. She’s also an author, speaker, and educator for the events industry. Consulting with many business entrepreneurs and DJs, helping grow their success, speaking to DJs and industry professionals worldwide, partnering with brands like WeddingPro, Perfect Wedding Guide, The Bridal Society, Disc Jockey News, and DJ Times. In addition to sitting on the Dean’s Advisory Board for the University of Central Florida and Director of Communications for the National Association of Catering and Events (NACE) Orlando Chapter.

She is well-known in the event industry as someone you ‘have to know’ and continues to expand both businesses through constant recruiting and training, seamless operations, a laser focused sales management and leadership.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
if my best friend were in town to Orlando:

Take them on a Swan Ride on Lake Eola
Take them to eat at RusTeak in Thorton Park for Dinner then to the Wine Room for Fun
Take them to the Coffee Room for a upscale morning chat and luxury coffee, walk around downtown Orlando, Then head to the Robinson for drinks.
Possibly take them over to the Mathers Orlando which has speak easy vibes.

I might even take them to Cafe Murano’s on the Lake in Altamonte Springs for live music brunch!

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
https://mattradicelli.com/ https://www.amazon.com/L-S-Event-Pros-Heartfelt/dp/1938332490
Sandler Sales Training

Website: meetkristinwilson.com

Instagram: @meetkristin

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristinhubbard/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/meetkristin

Image Credits
@thatfirstmoment @phillipvn @simplykstudios

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